Be Careful Before You Encourage Unpatriotism

It never ends: now we have a stink over NFL (and other) players "taking the knee" during the National Anthem.  Our President and just above everybody else is involved.  It's another way to fill up Twitter with vitriol, as if we don't have enough. My attitude towards the traditional respect given towards the National Anthem …

Maybe It's a Good Time to Make Your Speeches Online

Given the hatred the left feels for Trump and that former FBI Director James Comey is a career martyr to the cause, you'd think he'd be welcome on campuses.  But no... Students at Howard University loudly protested former FBI Director James Comey Friday as he delivered a convocation address. As Comey, making a rare public …

Why I Just Can't Get Excited about #DACA

With the major hurricanes done for the moment and a debt crisis averted by Trump's deal with the Democrats, Congress must turn to the issues in front of it.  Tax reform code is at the top of the list, although I'm not holding my breath.  Behind that is the DACA program, or the "Dreamers," where …

If You Can Lead Sheep, You're Ready for Politics

I could not pass up this gem from Philo Judaeus, in his Life of a Man Occupied with Affairs of State, or on Joseph, I: Now, this man (Joseph) began from the time he was seventeen years of age to be occupied with the consideration of the business of a shepherd, which corresponds to political …

What I Learned About Approaching God From the 1928 Book of Common Prayer

I've not done much posting re the Anglican Communion these days.  That's because, to be honest, it's not an improving story.  Predictably the Church of England is going the way of its Episcopal counterpart, having learned nothing from their experience.  The orthodox Anglicans have appointed a former tank commander to lead the charge; they're going …

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