Tag Archives: politics

A Thin Line Between Friends And Snakes

Recently I read a story about a church that promised a sort of tithe of reparations for some sort of imaginary wrongs as a way of appealing to the woke, perhaps as an attempt to evangelize to them.  Politics has … Continue reading

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On The Suppression Of Natural Feeling

One of the surest ways to trouble for a person or a society, and one of the most common aspects of the problems of our times, is the suppression of natural feeling.  Now, by nature I tend to be a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dixie Betrayed

Dixie Betrayed:  How The South Really Lost The Civil War, by David J. Eicher It is always fascinating to see accounts of the fall of the South in the Civil War.  On what can it be blamed?  This particular book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Debt: The First 5,000 Years

Debt:  The First 5,000 Years, by David Graeber Now, in reading this book I had an advantage or disadvantage in that I already knew something about the author’s viewpoints from having read another book of his and already knowing that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Papal Economics

Papal Economics:  The Catholic Church On Democratic Capitalism, by Maciej Zieba Determining the papal views of anything political or economical is frequently a task that brings out the views of the writer more than the views of the pope.  When … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Rainbow In The Night

A Rainbow In The Night:  The Tumultuous Birth Of South Africa, by Dominique Lapierre At the basis of this book there is a severe flaw that limits its enjoyment reading after it was published.  The author really wants to make … Continue reading

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Book Review: Apartheid: A History

Apartheid:  A History, by Brian Lapping This particular book is about an obviously delicate subject, namely the system of racial segregation and superiority that was set up by the Dutch starting in the 1940’s when the South African legislature began … Continue reading

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Book Review: For Good And Evil

For Good And Evil:  The Impact Of Taxes On The Course Of Civilization, by Charles Adams Even without knowing the author in person, this book gives a good idea of what he would be like.  He’s a bit of a … Continue reading

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Book Review: America’s Three Regimes

America’s Three Regimes:  A New Political History, by Morton Keller How is it that a nation changes its regime?  It is the author’s belief that America has had three regimes over the course of its political history and that the … Continue reading

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Mysteries Of The Bible: How Zadok Got An Eternal Priesthood

This past Sabbath one of the deacons in our congregation spoke on the royal priesthood, a deeply interesting topic, and he cited a verse in Ezekiel 44 that discussed the promise that Zadok had for an eternal priesthood in the … Continue reading

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