Category Archives: Political

Review: Choosing Donal Trump: God, Anger, Hope, and Why Christian Conservatives Supported Him

Choosing Donald Trump: God, Anger, Hope, and Why Christian Conservatives Supported Him, by Stephen Mansfield.  Reviewed by Mike Halpin I gained unlooked for sympathy for Donald Trump from Choosing Donald Trump, and a wish that the author would have stuck … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

Rudyard Kipling wrote Recessional for Queen Victoria’s 60-year Diamond Jubilee in 1897. Her life and reign were winding down, she would die in 1901, and though the British Empire was at its zenith, it too would soon descend from its lofty … Continue reading

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Mr. Kavanaugh Goes to Washington

Allysia Finley has an outstanding article in the October 4th, 2018 Wall Street Journal Opinion section titled, “Will the Senate Kill A Mockingbird?” It’s a great, point-by-point comparison of the treatment Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is receiving with Tom … Continue reading

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There Must Be Factions– Social Justice

Social justice and the gospel. Continue reading

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Christian Hope

Fear & Trumpst Against all the nay saying Donald Trump is a politician who has actually followed up on many/most of his campaign pledges. From policies aimed at maintaining or returning jobs to the United States and leveling the international … Continue reading

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True Patriots

My wife Cathie is a true patriot; I don’t know anyone who loves this country more than she does. Nor do I know anyone with more zeal for this country’s return to goodness and greatness than she has.   WWI … Continue reading

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Means & Ends

In 128 days we’ll have a new President of the United States of America. Unless events conspire to derail one or both of the current presumptive nominees, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will occupy that office. Even as I … Continue reading

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