Satire and Sarcasm and North Carolina

Definition of Satire:

the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. (Google search “Satire”)

Definition of Sarcasm:

the use of irony to mock or convey contempt. (Google search “Sarcasm”)

*the following remark is meant to be taken sarcastically but I predict that many in North Carolina will begrudgingly align with it in coming months because of external pressures:

Wow! with all of this new pressure from so many organizations it is now obvious to me that those who disagree with the moral and sexual revolution are akin to southern racists in the Jim Crow era and should be coerced into obedience and acceptance of the new and correct views of sexuality. How could I have been so blind until now? Thanks to the help of well meaning and principled organizations, I have been convinced and can finally shake off the tired old views of past generations that have impeded social progress. Only now, after these organizations have taken hundreds of millions of dollars from the economy of North Carolina (my state) do I see how foolish and ignorant I was in my views related to bathrooms. Thank you ACC, NBA, and NCAA and the hundreds of other socially relevant groups who are taking an exemplary stand for doing the right thing.

 

Response to NY Times Article on Ted Cruz and Evangelicals

  Response to http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/12/opinion/the-brutalism-of-ted-cruz.html?_r=0 The question of Christian and evangelical participation in matters of public policy has been on my mind as of late.  To be honest, this question is nearly always on my mind.  How are we to participate?  What is our role in culture and politics? etc… Beyond these questions is the question- How […]

Madison on Men and Government

“But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature. If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In forming a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.”

—James Madison, The Federalist No. 51

Children’s Needs vs. the Desires of Adults

Read article: http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2015/07/15362/#st_refDomain=www.facebook.com&st_refQuery= Interesting perspective. Children have no say to whom they are born and it Is sad that today we see the desires of adults interfering with needs of children. Children deserve to be reared by their biological mother and father when possible. This is the ideal and laws should encourage it for the […]