Thought of the day:
Memes are good conversation starters…But NOT good arguments.
Unrelated Articles of the day:
http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-liberal-gets-religion-1473722200 (you do not need to subscribe to WSJ to read this, just type the title “A Liberal ‘Gets’ Religion” in Google search)
Coercion and cultural bias against conservative religious groups?
-U.S. Commission on Civil Rights report- http://www.usccr.gov/pubs/Peaceful-Coexistence-09-07-16.PDF
-New American Bar Association Rules- http://www.albertmohler.com/2016/08/12/briefing-08-12-16/
In today’s marketplace of ideas it is easy to get bogged down in the game of name-calling. The idea being that it is much easier to discount someone’s argument once their personal reputation has been soiled. Unfortunately, this seems to be “winning” strategy on all sides of the political spectrum and the election season IS its […]
Thank you George Washington for choosing to lead the continental army against overwhelming and impossible odds when you could have easily remained an officer in the British army. Thank you for holding the office of the President in such high regard. Thank you for peaceably stepping down after two terms when you could have easily […]
Saying “Merry Christmas” is right and proper to do. It is right to do for the sake of honoring and exhorting everyone’s ability to practice our shared natural rights of religion and speech. When used properly, it is used in an amiable and cheerful spirit as a greeting during this time of year. “Merry Christmas” […]
This is prophetic and moving. Written by the Colorado State Board of Education in the wake of the Columbine massacre April 1999. Read what this group of public school officials and state employees write. Listen to their exhortations. This is more relevant today than it ever has been.
Read this: http://www.cde.state.co.us/sites/default/files/documents/cdeboard/download/resolution/res_columbine.pdf
“Finally, we must remember, respect, and unashamedly take pride in the fact that our schools, like our country, found their origin and draw their strength from the faith-based morality that is at the heart of our national character. Today our schools have become so fearful of affirming one religion or one value over another that they have banished them all. In doing so they have abdicated their historic role in the moral formation of youth and thereby alienated themselves from our people’s deep spiritual sensibilities. To leave this disconnection between society and its schools unaddressed is an open invitation to further divisiveness and decline. For the sake of our children, who are so dependent upon a consistent and unified message from the adult world, we must solve these dilemmas.”
Comparing the Same-Sex Marriage debate to the American Civil Rights Movement is a Bad Analogy Marriage, Reason, and Religious Liberty: Much Ado About Sex, Nothing to Do with Race By Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D. http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2014/04/marriage-reason-and-religious-liberty-much-ado-about-sex-nothing-to-do-with-race “Whatever one’s views of marriage and however the state defines it, there is no compelling state interest in forcing all […]
Liberals view the Constitution as an antiquated document written by racist rich white men. They believe that it should be revised to fit the times. “It is a different world” they say. My opinions reject this liberal view and are more in agreement with Calvin Coolidge when he said: If all men are created equal, […]