Category Archives: Timeless Principles

Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride

Being several decades older than the average millennial, I’m certainly familiar with the tale of Paul Revere’s midnight ride on April 18th, 1775, warning of the British invasion. But I’d never heard the story behind Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem about … Continue reading

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Socialism ~ How to ruin a perfectly good country

In this recent video from Prager U, Felipe Moura Brasil, a journalist and magazine columnist, explains how poorly Brazil has fared under socialism, “American millennials, take note” ~     As Brasil relates, things were going along just fine in … Continue reading

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How do you know murder is wrong?

… if there are no moral absolutes, you don’t.   As Dennis Prager so sensibly explains in this short video, good and evil only exist because God exists ~     Conclusion: “If you want a good world, the death … Continue reading

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#DayWithoutWomen fails to inspire

Well, as Mollie Hemingway writing at the Federalist puts it, yesterday’s ‘Day Without Women’ Was A Bit Of A Bust. Could it be that most of us have finally figured out that the trumped-up war between the sexes is just … Continue reading

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No, perception is NOT reality

“Perception is reality.”   This silly catchphrase struck me as ludicrous the very first time I heard it at least two decades ago. Time hasn’t altered my opinion one bit.   Intended perhaps to be an upgraded version of the … Continue reading

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We need more courage in our pulpits

Here’s another good one from Dr. Michael Brown that gets at the heart of what’s troubling so many American churches.   The Johnson Amendment (named for then Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson) passed by progressives in 1954, made it illegal for … Continue reading

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Founding Wisdom [Flouted by the Foolish]

  The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained.   George Washington

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Whack-a-Drone #28 [Re-post]

In a sincere effort to do my part to enlighten our well-intentioned, but incredibly naive gangs of “Let-them-in!” protestors, I’m re-posting this edifying message from December 2015 ~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  

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Why are Arabs still stuck in the past?

Bret Stephens, Global View columnist for the Wall Street Journal, has answers to some very good questions ~ What’s holding the Arab world back? Why, by nearly every measure, are Muslim nations so far behind the West economically, culturally and … Continue reading

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“Humanistic” philosophy devalues humans

While “humanism” sounds like it represents a warm and fuzzy, human-centric view of the world, in reality it regards people as of no more worth than meerkats or mushrooms. It’s a secular philosophy that denies a God-ordained hierarchy in creation. … Continue reading

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Founding Wisdom [Flouted by the Foolish]

  Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.     ~ Benjamin Franklin

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Founding Wisdom [Flouted by the Foolish]

“I have lived, sir, a long time; and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth, that God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his … Continue reading

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