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Trey Gowdy Violated the Golden Rule in the Clinton Benghazi Hearing

October 26, 2015

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Watching Rep. Trey Gowdy chair the Hillary Clinton Benghazi hearing left me wondering. What I saw and heard on television during that hearing, and what Mr. Gowdy has said on other occasions just didn’t seem to match up. I’m wondering where the disconnect is. Trey Gowdy is a Christian, a Southern Baptist. In June, speaking […]

Dennis Hastert: Be Sure Your Sin Will Find You Out

June 5, 2015

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Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert is now receiving the kind of notoriety he never sought or achieved during his political career. He has been indicted for lying to federal authorities about cash withdrawals that were allegedly used as hush money in an attempt to hide sexual misconduct in his past. I’m not concerned […]

Political lies are still lies!

October 31, 2013

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A lie is a lie, even when it’s a political lie. Politicians who believe themselves to be people of character somehow seem to think that lies told to support a political agenda are permissible in a way that other lies are not. The latest example of this is former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s comment […]

The Minimum Wage Is A Spiritual Issue

March 20, 2013

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This morning, as I was reading in the book of Amos, I was struck by the depths of God’s concern for the poor, and His disdain for those who disregard or exploit them. Amos 8:4-7 (NIV)   Hear this, you who trample the needy and do away with the poor of the land, 5 saying, “When […]

A Disloyal Opposition

January 22, 2013

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I believe the inauguration of Barak Obama to his second term as President of the United States is a fitting end to a rather nasty episode in American history. Whether you approve of the president or not, his reelection represents, in one respect at least, a triumph for the American people over the worst type […]

“I want one, too!”

December 18, 2012

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In an article headlined “Businesses Report Surge in Sales of Weapon Used by Conn. School Shooter,” the Christian Post reports that: Americans are flocking to gun stores around the country to buy the AR-15 assault weapon used by the gunman who massacred 27 people in Newtown, Conn., last Friday, fearing that authorities might start cracking […]

The Nation’s Economy Is Not Like A Family Budget

December 14, 2012

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Dr. Alieta Eck, past president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, recently published an article entitled, “The Grown-Up Approach to the Fiscal Cliff.” As I understand it, her major contention is summed up in the following extract: Our people have the idea that the government gives things out for free. But the stark […]