Category Archives: Public Policy

Caligula A or Caligula B?

Let’s say that you and I are Christians living in the ancient Roman Empire.  Let’s further imagine that voting was allowed for the position of emperor and there are only two candidates who have a chance of capturing enough votes to win … Continue reading

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Here’s how the anti-discrimation scam works

Excerpt: An LGBTQ advocacy group has sent a letter to the commissioner of the Big 12 urging the conference to remove BYU from consideration for membership because it says the school has discriminatory policies. Source: LGBT groups urge Big 12 … Continue reading

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The First Lady of the United States on the Importance of Children’s Well-Being

I heard that Michelle Obama received rave reviews for her speech at the Democratic National Convention last night.  I searched the internet for a text of her speech and read it.  These sentences stood out most to me – all … Continue reading

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What Reading the Declaration of Independence Provokes

I read a suggestion that, because it’s July 4th, we should re-read the Declaration of Independence.  It struck me as a good idea, so I did just that.  Read it aloud for my wife and me. I was first reminded … Continue reading

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Spitting in the Eye of God

Here’s Friday’s announcement from the White House, as posted on its website: President Obama Designates Stonewall National Monument Included in the article is this quotation from the president: “I’m designating the Stonewall National Monument as the newest addition to America’s National Park … Continue reading

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The Madness of the Current National Discussion

I might have commented about certain new stories in recent weeks, except that the political landscape has become so divorced from reality and common sense that it’s hard to know where to start. If I look for a root issue, … Continue reading

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Obama calls on the world to morally evolve

So, President Obama is calling on the world to morally evolve.  Hmm.  This is the same man who rejected Judeo-Christian morality – and the morality of all human civilization before him – in calling for the legalization and celebration of sexual … Continue reading

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America the Sinful

It’s Memorial Day weekend.  We remember the soldiers who’ve given life and limb that we might live in peace as a nation.  We sing America the Beautiful: America! America! God shed his grace on thee And crown thy good with … Continue reading

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What if there are no good candidates for president?

I had to add this post, because I just posted “What should we look for in a president of the United States?” and I know this is the follow-up question many of you will pose. The election for president usually … Continue reading

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What should we look for in a president of the United States?

What’s the key characteristic of a presidential candidate that deserves your vote.  In recent years, here are a couple of the common answers I’ve heard from news media as the way many, if not most, people think. “I want a president who … Continue reading

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