Monthly Archives: March 2011

Media “Bias”

This is a copy of an e-mail I sent to Fox News.  I have no illusions that it will matter to them, but I want them to know that not everyone who watches them mindlessly swallows the pap they dish … Continue reading

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Making Sense Of Propaganda

Moammar Gadhafi is a really bad guy.  But does that justify us going to war against him?  Remember Saddam Hussein?  He was a really bad guy and we went to war against him.  So, how are the people of Iraq … Continue reading

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Help In Time Of Need

14 months ago Haiti was devastated by a major earthquake.  Emergency rescue crews, medical teams and desperately needed supplies began to pour in from all over the world.  There seemed to be a universal desire in the hearts of people … Continue reading

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Basic Assumptions And The Debate Between Faith And Skepticism

In the 13th chapter of the book of Judges we read about a man, who is an angel, who is God.  Scholars who study this kind thing call it a theophany or a Christophany — a tangible manifestation of God … Continue reading

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“Democracy”

We hear a lot about “Democracy” these days.  We’re told that’s all the Libyan rebels want, the same as those in Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Hamas and all their screaming, fist-shaking brethren, everywhere.  True, they wish to depose those who … Continue reading

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Community

Ted Gup, in his book, A Secret Gift, describes how during the Great Depression his grandfather impacted the lives of desperately needy people in his community by sending them anonymous cash gifts for Christmas.   During that time of grinding … Continue reading

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