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It’s Almost As If They Want You To Break The Law

One the characteristic aspects of life in a corrupt and tyrannical state is the problem of entrapment. It was the habit, for example, of the Jacobean and Elizabethan police state in England to use police spies as agent provocateurs to … Continue reading

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Anticipation Makes Me Wait

For the second time in the six years or so I have been a court appointed special advocate for children in the county where I live, I have eagerly anticipated a contested trial between a parent dissatisfied with the change … Continue reading

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On The Boundaries Of The Sabbath: Part Two

[Note: This is the prepared text for a message given to The Dalles congregation of the United Church of God on Sabbath, July 23, 2022.] When we last spoke about the boundaries of the Sabbath we focused on the discussion … Continue reading

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Gaslighting Johnny

One of the things that has been increasingly obvious over the last few year or so is the way that trials appear different when viewed directly than it is through the mediating and framing of the media. It is a … Continue reading

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The Side Benefits Of Respect For The Tribunal

Most of the time, for most of us, conflict can be a very unpleasant experience, one that most of us are not inclined to enjoy. Judging from the testimony of attorneys at law, though, this experience of conflict is a … Continue reading

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A Little Less Conversation

Do we have a right to privacy? Do we have an obligation to respect the privacy of others? Frequently in life I ponder this particular question, because it is related to a lot of issues and questions that come up. … Continue reading

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Bait Car

Among the many quirky and uncomfortable shows that I have enjoyed watching is the show Bait Car. Whether or not this show’s premise is to be considered to be entrapment is perhaps a bit above my paygrade, but the basic … Continue reading

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Let Them Cope And Seethe

What we have seen, starting already tonight, and what we will likely see more of in the future, is just how bloodthirsty the ghouls of the left are in the United States. For nearly 50 years now, our country has … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Criminal Mind: Part Two

When I spoke about the criminal mind previously the reader may think that the criminal mind is in rebellion against civil society or against any authority, and on at least a certain level this is true. Criminals certainly are hostile … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Criminal Mind: Part One

It was my intention to spend today’s Sabbath School talking about Pentecost, and talking about the gifts that God had provided on that day–including the Ten Commandments and the law of the covenant. As happens sometimes, though, the discussion had … Continue reading

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