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Book Review: Indentured

Indentured:  The Inside Story Of The Rebellion Against The NCAA, by Joe Nocera and Ben Strauss This book is written with an obvious intent to shock the reader into a horror at the exploitation of college athletes, mostly from minority … Continue reading

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Short Circuit

If you are a person with even remotely conservative leanings, the Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit is an easy court to hate.  Recently, the Supreme Court overturned (not surprisingly) a particularly contentious case involving travel restrictions on people … Continue reading

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The Two Tests Of Godly Prophets

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given at the United Church of God Portland, Oregon congregation on September 2, 2017.] When I was a student at the Ambassador Bible Center some time ago, one of my instructors … Continue reading

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The Curious Connection Between Protestant Theology And Constitutional Law

From time to time I find and draw odd parallels between two phenomena that are considered to be widely disparate [1].  In listening to an audiobook from the Great Courses series about Martin Luther, I was struck by the professor’s … Continue reading

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Monuments Men: The Case Against Removal

[Note:  Although I had not planned to originally talk about this issue, the proliferation of vandalism of various monuments to Confederate war heroes of the American Civil War has prompted me to add my own thoughts to the matter.  As … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dispensationalism And The History Of Redemption

Dispensationalism And The History Of Redemption:  A Developing And Diverse Tradition, edited by D. Jeffrey Bingham and Glenn R. Kreider [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I must … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Institutes Of Biblical Law (Volume One)

The Institutes Of Biblical Law (Volume One) by Rousas John Rushdoony My feelings about Calvinism are not very hidden.  I’m pretty open about them, and the thoughts tend towards the negative [1].  This book, at 850 pages, is a good … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Institutes Of Biblical Law: Volume Three: The Intent Of The Law

The Institutes Of Biblical Law:  Volume Three:  The Intent Of The Law, by Rousas John Rushdoony Most books by Theonomist authors [1] tend to be somewhat long, but one of the things I have appreciated about this author is that … Continue reading

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There Is No Net Neutrality

[Note:  Image taken from aeaweb.org.] Yesterday afternoon, as the work day winded down and thoughts and attention turned away from staring blankly at giant Excel files and towards more genial subjects, some of my coworkers began a passionate debate about … Continue reading

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Rise Of The Machines

As of late, I have received occasional reminders about the impending demise of a large category of McJobs in our current labor market as articles have discussed the arrival of robots in commercial establishments.  In many ways, this sort of … Continue reading

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