Category Archives: Sign of the Times

How crazy must someone become before we’re willing to point out the craziness? (video)

College used to be a place where young people were taught how to reason.  Today it seems to be a place where they are taught how to avoid reason. This video (4 min, 13 sec) comes from an organization with which … Continue reading

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Why Are We Surprised at This Presidential Election Cycle?

Many American political observers have taken to describing the current presidential campaign as “the most improbable political season of our lifetimes”  – or something to that effect.  Even the most-respected experts seem “surprised,” “perplexed,” or “shocked” at the strange and unprecedented happenings … Continue reading

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Bruce and Barronelle

So, Bruce Springsteen declines to give a concert for people with whom he conscientiously disagrees on a matter of principle important to him and he is praised, while Barronelle Stutzman declines to provide flowers for people with whom she conscientiously … Continue reading

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“Father, forgive them for they know not what they do.”

While hanging on the cross in agony, Jesus said: …”Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.”… –  Luke 23:24 Jesus has thus left us an example to follow.  In our suffering for the sake of righteousness, … Continue reading

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The Insanity of the Secular Mind

Contrast, if you will, two different perspectives on the recent “bathroom bill” passed by the North Carolina legislature (“HB2”). The first is from North Carolina governor Pat McCrory, as seen and heard in this video clip (4 min, 8 sec): … Continue reading

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The Moral Majority Has Become the Immoral Majority

Georgia has failed to pass even a watered-down religious liberty bill, after Indiana and Arkansas had similar failures last year.  What Jerry Falwell used to call the Moral Majority has been replaced by the Immoral Majority, and this new majority … Continue reading

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The Only Vote That Counts

Further to the point of my post earlier today (Why Are Our Political Choices Inadequate and Apalling?), the Donald Trump phenomenon tells us that there are fewer truly-committed Christians and fewer true Constitutional conservatives in the Republican party than we … Continue reading

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Why Are Our Political Choices Inadequate and Apalling?

Speaking of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, economist and political observer Thomas Sowell says in his most recent column, “[T]he front-runners in both political parties are not merely inadequate but appalling.”  Sad to say for America’s sake, Sowell’s description is … Continue reading

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“Religious Liberty”…or…”Special Privileges”?

Re:  The Unsurprising Twilight of Religious Liberty in America As if on cue in response to my post earlier today, Newsweek has published an opinion piece titled IS RELIGION AN EXCUSE FOR BREAKING THE LAW? in which the author, a college … Continue reading

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The Unsurprising Twilight of Religious Liberty in America

Re:  The State of Religious Liberty in America It should not surprise us that religious liberty is waning in America, for why should an increasingly irreligious nation have any interest in preserving religious liberty? If religion is of little importance … Continue reading

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