Monthly Archives: December 2015

An Immature Trump

“If she’s going to play [the woman card], which she started about a week ago, talking about oh, he mentioned and, you know, the whole thing, playing up the women’s card very, very strongly, and if she’s going to play … Continue reading

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Colleges Educating Less Than Ever

I’ve been looking at an editorial in the Fargo Forum, reporting on data in a report published by the National Association of Scholars. It notes a drastic drop in mandatory courses in our best colleges and universities, reduced education in … Continue reading

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Greg Gutfield on Fox News

Fox News commentator Greg Cutfield reviewed Democrat campaign ad which knocked the Republican Party for being against Obamacare, Planned Parenthood, and so on. Gutfield claimed that the ad reveals that the Democrats are totally off-base. Here is his full comment: … Continue reading

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American Ideals

The first clear annunciation of the ideal around which the American colonists united in distinction from England came in these famous words from the Declaration of Independence: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, … Continue reading

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My First Christmas

It may seem a bit odd that a person would claim to remember his or her first Christmas. Weren’t we all too young to have any memories? But I remember mine well because I was 18 years old. My girl … Continue reading

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Death Penalty for Gays?

Some fundamentalists preachers (e.g., Kevin Swanson of Colorado) stop just barely short of invoking the Bible to justify civil executions of gays. Swanson, in a recent tirade in Iowa, cited Romans 1:32 as evidence that homosexuals are worthy of death. … Continue reading

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A Christian Response to San Bernardino

A friend of mine runs a program on the West Coast which is helping Christians, Jews, and Muslims to know, respect, and enjoy one another.His work can be seen as an extension of Bonhoeffer’s call to understand Jesus Christ as … Continue reading

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