Arguing for the Obvious

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“The great march of mental destruction will go on. Everything will be denied. Everything will become a creed. It is a reasonable position to deny the stones in the street; it will be a religious dogma to assert them. It is a rational thesis that we are all in a dream; it will be a […]

June 14, 2017

Don’t Just Wound It: Kill It

Published in Chronicles

The Department of Education must be destroyed. This holdover from the Carter administration costs us $80 billion per year, for which we have received in return a centralized educational bureaucracy beholden to wildly leftist teachers’ unions and the proliferation of ignorance.  Cut this monstrous budget in half, and federal spending on education is still not […]

March 1, 2017

A P.C. Little Christmas

Published in Chronicles

In Sarasota, Florida, just days before All Hallow’s Eve, the University Town Center Mall got caught with its red-velvet trousers down. It was then that choral groups scheduled to perform at the UTC Mall during the Christmas Shopping Season received the glad tidings that there was to be “no recognizable Christian music” sung.

November 20, 2016

We’re All Extremists Now

Published in Chronicles

The Obama administration is careful not to define extremism because, if it did, we might be able to evaluate the definition. We are simply supposed to know what it means, and if we claim that we don’t know, we might just be extremists ourselves.

July 13, 2016

Reaping the Whirlwind With Charlie Hebdo

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A handful of Muslims brutally murdered some French cartoonists for blaspheming their holy man. Have we learned something new from this? Yes, it turns out Muslims (well, the fundamentalist types, not many, but more than you’d think, although not the majority, but a significant number, in no way “all,” but in some sense “all”) don’t […]

January 8, 2015

Defy Satan

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Sometimes, when you see so much suffering all around you, you need to defy the Devil. This can be done through singing hymns.

July 29, 2013

What Francis Schaeffer Knew in 1981

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“When the men of our State Department, especially after World War II, went all over the world trying to implant our form-freedom balance in government downward on cultures whose philosophy and religion would never have produced it, it has, in almost every case, ended in some form of totalitarianism or authoritarianism.” —Francis Schaeffer, A Christian […]

July 20, 2013

No Good

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“Would not this woman’s deed appear to the world a precious work when she strode out before the people and praised the mother who had given her only Son to the world for everyone to see and for the world to follow…?”

July 19, 2013