Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Dream Of Olympia

I’m not a big sports fan.  Notice I use the word sports, not sport.  Sports is the American term.  Sport is the European equivalent.  I realize it’s the politically correct thing to emulate the Europeans, but frankly I see no … Continue reading

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Biblical Ignorance And Helping The Poor

The Bible has some things to say about helping the poor.  And Steven Colbert has said some things about that.  There is a huge discrepancy between government programs designed to help the poor and what the Bible teaches regarding individuals … Continue reading

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Learning How To Think

In a comment to my article, The Heart Has Its Reasons, “Newheart” at Free Republic wrote that the trend I first noticed in the 60s of society moving away from reason and focusing on pleasure “…was the widespread coming to … Continue reading

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Independence Day: Independent From What?

The Fourth of July is called Independence Day because it commemorates the Continental Congress ratifying the text of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.  Two days before that, the Continental Congress had officially made the decision to formally … Continue reading

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