Daily Archives: March 14, 2016

A Judicial Temperament

Yesterday we had what was, to me at least, a fascinating sermon on law and the qualities of a good judge. The five qualities that are generally agreed on as being important for judges to possess are as follows: knowledge, … Continue reading

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A Walk For The Homeless

[Note: This is the prepared text for a speech given at the Portland UCG Spokesmen’s Club on March 13, 2016.] How many of you in here have ever heard of a country singer-songwriter named Jimmy Wayne? About a decade ago … Continue reading

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Book Review: How The North Won

How The North Won: A Military History Of The Civil War, by Herman Hattaway & Archer Jones Undaunted by the book’s more than 700 pages of main text and explanatory and statistical appendices, which make use of fundamental insights about … Continue reading

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