There’s a Reason Obama Didn’t Pledge the Flag

The following photo has been making the rounds on the Internet: Now Spengler offers a plausible explanation why this is so: Barack Obama is a clever fellow who imbibed hatred of America with his mother's milk, but worked his way up the elite ladder of education and career. He shares the resentment of Muslims against the encroachment of …

A Relevant Feast: St. Matthias

Although the main celebration today is the Third Sunday in Lent, it's also the Feast of St. Matthias, the apostle chosen to replace Judas.  The Collect for the feast is especially relevant in view of the current state of the Anglican Communion: Almighty God, who into the place of the traitor Judas didst choose thy …

It’s Still The Party of the Sixties Radicals

Some of you may have found the following statement to be incredible: ...the Democrat party today is the party of the 60’s radical. That includes just about every major player in the party. But this is in fact the case, even for the younger major players: In 1995, State Senator Alice Palmer introduced her chosen …

Response to Matt Boyd’s Posting of Rickie Moore’s “Prophetic Message to the Church of God”

Matt Boyd's posting of Rickie Moore's eulogy of Brenda Taylor in 1996 brings back a lot of memories and provokes a lot of thought.  But I must make some explanation first. Up until now I haven't spent a lot of time on this blog concerning my own church, which I am both a member and …

The Fast Way to Endear Yourself to Conservatives

The New York Times may have helped John McCain to solve his problems vis a vis the economic conservatives in his party: "You're surprised that Page Six-type gossip is on the front page of The New York Times?" Limbaugh asked as he began his radio show. "Where have you been? How in the world can …

The Oyster and the Flying Fish

I can't tell you how many times I heard growing up, "the grass isn't always greener on the other side."  I knew what the message was, but, in a place like Palm Beach, with high hedges on the property lines, I couldn't see the grass on the other side!  What was needed was a more …

I Think It’s Real Work

It's rough when your own mother trashes what you do for a living: Sen. Hillary Clinton took a swipe at her daughter's profession today at an economic roundtable discussion at a restaurant in Parma, Ohio, suggesting wealthy investment bankers and hedge fund managers on Wall Street aren't doing real 'work.' The former first lady's daughter, …

Outsourcing Our Ports

Much to the dismay of many, the U.S. has outsourced much of its manufacturing capabilities to other countries.  Now we have the possibility of outsourcing something that many didn't think could be: a seaport: Planned to be larger, cheaper and more efficient than Long Beach-Los Angeles, America's busiest seaport, Puerto Colonet (south of San Diego, …

You Really Don’t Want To Know…

Having lived not so far from I-35, the "Holy Highway," I take some special interest in this topic, which has caught the attention of NPR. In this story we read the following: Do travelers think it's strange when they see a cluster of people — heads bowed and hands uplifted — on a grassy strip …

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