Little Girls and Old Ladies

by Kung Fu Zu  •  Please pass the Salzburg

Little Girls and Old Ladies Little Girls and Old Ladies

A Review of the Likely 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

by N. A. Halkides  •  Sorting the RINOs from the conservatives

A Review of the Likely 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates A Review of the Likely 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

Pete is Best

by James Deaton  •  What might have been...and what was

Pete is Best Pete is Best

The Mad Hatter’s Lament

by Deana Chadwell  •  The entire world is falling to ruins and poor Cheshire's off his tea.

The Mad Hatter’s Lament The Mad Hatter’s Lament

Laughing Lesbian Lutheran

Kunk Fu Zoby Kung Fu Zu10/5/15
Today I came across the following article while browsing the web: World’s First Lesbian Bishop Calls for Church to Remove Crosses, to Install Muslim Prayer Space. I suggest everyone take a few minutes to read this piece More » • (19 views)

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Driving Me Crazy

SelfDrivingCarby James Ray Deaton10/4/15
I like a good Jetsons episode as much as the next guy, but this whole (mostly left-wing) push for and fascination with self-driving cars and super-fast and super-expensive ($68 billion? $98 billion? $200 billion?) California bullet trains is troubling on many levels. More » • (28 views)

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Something Wicked

RoseburgDrawingby Deana Chadwell10/4/15
The second witch in Macbeth huddles over the bubbling caldron and declares, “By the pricking of my thumbs/something wicked this way comes.” That was in medieval Scotland. Here, in 21st century America we can see that it has already arrived. More » • (39 views)

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What if the Shooter Had Been Christian?

RoseburgShootingby Tim Jones10/4/15
To the Left It Would Have Been a Hate Crime of Epic Proportions Requiring Draconian Consequences  •  One has to wonder what the outcome would have been if the shooter in Oregon who killed 13 people was a fundamentalist Christian in the mold of Kim Davis. More » • (35 views)

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Book Review: Hitler’s Rockets

HitlersRocketsThmbby Timothy Lane10/3/15
Historian Norman Longmate discusses the German V-2 project (as a sequel to a previous book, which I unfortunately don’t have, on the V-1) in this book. He covers the development work itself (an extensive history), the British effort to deal with the potential threat More » • (32 views)

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A Child’s Life

ChildLifeby Anniel10/2/15
Each child is a unique never duplicated person from the instant of his or her conception. A man may not understand this in the way a mother does, if she is true to her nature as a woman. She and the child seem joined, but in reality the child has a distinct and separate life. More » • (99 views)

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Obama’s Political Correctness Okays Child Rape?

SoldierAndChildby Leigh Bravo9/29/15
Is this really the United States we were meant to be? I find the path in which we are headed becomes more perverse everyday I read the news.  The latest? A Green Beret is dismissed from the Army because he confronted a child rapist in Afghanistan! More » • (67 views)

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The Seven Deadly Sins: Greed

FOTSthumb2A StubbornThings Symposium9/28/15
Introduction  •  If this quote found on the web is correct, no wonder Catholicism has been so friendly to socialism. Apparently in the Summa Theologiae, Thomas Aquinas said that greed: “is a sin directly against one’s neighbor, since one man cannot over-abound in external riches, without another man lacking them More » • (100 views)

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John Boehner: Bad Speaker or Worst Speaker?

John Boehnerby C. Edmund Wright   9/28/15
All you need to know about the failed speakership of John Boehner was exposed to the entire world by Boehner himself as he announced his resignation from Congress.  The what, the how, and the why of his failures were succinctly explained when he said More » • (131 views)

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The ‘Growth Fairy’ and the Federal Deficit

FederalDeficitby Jon N. Hall9/28/15
In August, the Congressional Budget Office projected a $426B federal deficit for fiscal 2015, which ends on September 30. Since the record deficit of $1,412B in 2009, there’s been about a trillion dollars of improvement on the budget More » • (38 views)

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Book Review: Steampunk

Steampunkby Timothy Lane9/22/15
by Geoffrey Mandragora  •  Steampunk is a type of alternate history dealing with (generally) the 19th Century in which technology is advanced over the actual technology of the time (and sometime ours as well). More » • (56 views)

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Movie Review: War Room

WarRoomMovieby Patricia L. Dickson9/22/15
I contacted one of my friends that I had not seen since I relocated back to the US to see if she wanted hang out. We decided to plan for a Saturday; however, we could not decide on what we were going to do. More » • (76 views)

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My Introduction to Local Politics

LarryAndPatby Patricia L. Dickson9/21/15
I made it my goal upon my return to the United States to get involved with the politics in my city, county and state.  I hit the ground running my first week back in the US by attending my city council meeting. More » • (70 views)

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Black Lives and the Death of a Culture

Dancers2by Deana Chadwell9/21/15
“Black lives matter!” say the angry T-shirts and the sloppy signs. My first reaction to that statement is, “Okay. Sure.” And then they start chanting about killing cops and my brow furrows. What?! More » • (220 views)

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The Leaden-Eyed Children of Education Reform

MoralStoriesby FJ Rocca9/20/15
There is a poem by Vachel Lindsay, called the Leaden-Eyed, which goes as follows: More » • (199 views)

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