Daily Archives: February 21, 2011

Who Needs Government Anyway? Belgium Doesn’t….

Update: New Belgian Government, finally, on December 6, 2011 On February 17th Belgium set the dubious record of its 249th day without any government.  There is some dispute over whether Iraq has the record with 289 days–but few Belgians deny … Continue reading

Posted in International Relations, Musings | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Mixed Nuts: A Musing on Uprising In Libya

Joining the ranks of previous and ongoing uprisings in Tunisia [1], Egypt [2], Bahrain, Yemen, and Jordan [3] comes news of a very serious uprising in Libya. I must admit that it is not surprising that with the successful overthrow … Continue reading

Posted in History, International Relations, Musings | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: Days of Defiance

Days of Defiance:  Sumter, Secession, and the Coming of the Civil War, by Maury Klein When I saw that this book was written by a fellow whose body of work was previously limited to nonfiction works on railroads with a … Continue reading

Posted in American Civil War, American History, Book Reviews, History, International Relations, Military History | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

No Other Gods Before Me: An Examination of Henotheism And Monolatry In The Bible

Exodus 20:2-3 read:  “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.  You shall have no other gods before Me.”  Deuteronomy 5:6-7 is identical.  According to some liberal … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, Church of God, History, Musings | Tagged , , , | 17 Comments