Archive for: January 2007

January 31, 2007

What’s Bad About Moral Certitude?

Several days ago, I received an E-mail from a fellow who had read my recent series on atheism. His response started out rather promising, but unfortunately our dialogue degenerated into a progressively less civil exchange.

The Barker and the Shill

If you’re old enough to remember the days when freak shows were in carnivals and not daytime television, you may know about the barker and the shill. These were carnival employees who both worked to entice customers into entering …

Too Many Jews, Or Too Many Addled Peanut Farmers?

Filed under: Politics In General - 31 Jan 2007

Say what you like about ex-president Jimmy Carter, the one undeniable fact is this: America’s 39th president is unstoppable when it comes to humiliating himself, the United States, the state of Georgia, Democrats, Southern Baptists, peanut farmers, and liberals in …

John Kerry Still Suffering From Hoof in Mouth Disease

Not satisfied with calling US troops stupid, via his now infamous 2006 remarks, the European wannabee Sen. John Kerry has now blasted the entire United States of America. But, then he also did that in the 1970s. Speaking from one …

January 30, 2007

CBS Report Uses al Qaeda Propaganda Film, Claims it’s ‘CBS Obtained’

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,War On Terror - 30 Jan 2007

So, here is a question: Why is CBS using propaganda film originally posted on an al Qaeda website and claiming it is merely “CBS obtained” with no mention of the actual source for Lara Logan’s report on The “Battle of …

The Importance of Families

Filed under: Uncategorized - 30 Jan 2007

Malachi, a prophet who probably ministered in the 60 years after the first groups of Israelites returned to Jerusalem from Babylon, gives us God’s Word on the subject.

Should Free Speech Be a Criminal Offense?

Filed under: First Amendment - 30 Jan 2007

Because life in the city of Brazoria, Texas, is as close to Heaven as God will allow, Mayor Ken Corley has been forced to create controversy just to assure that Brazoria does not fall into oblivion.

One Citizen’s Response

With all the political events of the past week, I was going to issue you an apology. Seeing how the people of whom I would be apologizing for are self-centered, self-righteous, better-than-anyone citizens of our great nation, let it …

January 29, 2007

Let’s Talk About the Butterflies and the Bees

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 29 Jan 2007

Last week many were commemorating Muhammad Ali’s sixty-fifth birthday with a zeal reminiscent of Roman pagans cheering a triumphant Caesar. And as I ponder this, I’m reminded of how people are as quick to forget as they are to …

Too Much “Pressure” on America’s Borders?

Filed under: Immigration - 29 Jan 2007

After listening to the State of the Union speech by President Bush on January 24, I have been blessed with an extraordinary idea; one with the potential to change the way banking is conducted everywhere. Forever.

Arizona Lawmaker Working with Mexican Drug Dealers and Coyotes

Arizona Congressional Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), a former Green Party member, has proposed a law that would stop US citizens from protecting their property and lives from illegal aliens who cross the US-Mexico border. Although directed at the citizen organization …

January 28, 2007

On Iraq, Congress Should Put Up or Shut Up

Filed under: Politics In General,The Democrats - 28 Jan 2007

Since the President first unveiled his new strategy for Iraq on January 10th, there has been no shortage of critics claiming the plan was doomed to failure, even before the Defense Department began to work on its implementation.

Dear Dubya: America Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Reform!

Filed under: Immigration - 28 Jan 2007

With all due respect to President George W. Bush and his Mexican underwriters, America does NOT need immigration reform, comprehensive or otherwise.

Media: Bush’s ‘Flawed’ Portrayal of ‘The Enemy’ in State of the Union Address

In response to president Bush’s State of the Union Address, the Washington Post’s main criticism seems to be that Bush doesn’t understand who “the enemy” is in the Global War on Terror.

January 27, 2007

Reading Between the Lines of Hillary’s “I’m In” Announcement

The following quotes are from Hillary’s brief “I’m In” statement of January 20th, 2007. After each one I have included my own version of her message, written in a way that I feel more accurately reflects her true attitudes and …

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