Sticks and Stones

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It Doesn’t Take a Saint

by Kung Fu Zu • Sometimes saints wear bowling shoes

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Providence and Intelligent Design

ProvidencePaintingby Jerry Richardson4/4/15
The concept of God’s providence requires thinking about some issues that are closely related to the topic of Intelligent Design (ID).  This topic has been much discussed on this web site. How does the concept of God’s providence relate to ID? More » • (3110 views)

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TedCruzby Anniel3/31/15
Part I  •  On March 23, 2015, Ted Cruz announced he was running for President of the United States of America. The announcement was made at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Before his announcement he spoke for about an hour, without a teleprompter and without using any notes. More » • (1130 views)

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Way Past the Patience of God

ClockFaceby Deana Chadwell3/30/15
I am an American. I’m also a Christian. For the last four decades I’ve been a serious Bible student. I’m also very interested in both politics and history (left over politics). I’m in awe of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. More » • (2055 views)

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Liberal Lawyers: Follow the Money

FishInBarrelby Tim Jones3/30/15
I have some friends on Facebook who are liberal lawyers whom I periodically get into debates with after I post something that always incites them to reflexively respond. The funny thing is that debating them is like shooting fish in a barrel. More » • (557 views)

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God’s Providence

Providenceby Jerry Richardson3/29/15
Is there a time in your life that you are personally convinced that you were providentially protected?  Why do you think that? I had such a time when I was 14-years old.Here is what happened. More » • (2461 views)

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Americans Held to a Different Standard Than Our Elected Officials

DoubleStandardsby Leigh Bravo3/28/15
What would happen to any American citizen if their computer servers were subpoenaed and they responded by destroying them?  Do you think jail time would be a potential outcome?  Obviously, Hillary Clinton believes she lives by a different “rule of law” More » • (812 views)

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MimosaPudica2by Anniel3/27/15
For the past few weeks I have felt the need to stand back, take a deep, cleansing breath and find some refreshment for my soul. Make of it what you will. More »


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Easter April 5, 2015

EasterEggsby Jerry Richardson3/27/15
As a kid growing up, I loved Easter.  I loved hunting and then peeling and eating Easter eggs.  There have been numerous grumps around the world that have complained that such innocent activity besmirches the real meaning of Easter. More » • (3152 views)

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Willful Blindness and Moral Clarity

WillfulBlindnessby Jerry Richardson3/26/15
In a previously posted article, Willful Blindness, I attempted to explore and generate reader comments concerning willful blindness. My exploration in the previous article focused upon what I chose to call ideological willful blindness. More » • (1747 views)

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A Much-Needed Conversation: Liberal Policies and Race

starbucks-race-togetherby Patricia L. Dickson3/26/15
The recent events in Ferguson have ignited racial flames to the point that everywhere we look someone is talking about the need for a conversation about race. Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz launched a cheesy initiative More » • (613 views)

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Do We Want a King?

Kings-Crownby Anniel3/23/15
With a blessing to Mr. Lesser  •  I had written most of this not long ago, but until Mr. Lesser posed his questions in “Seeds of Our Own Destruction” did it feel like it was timely. More »


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Seeds of Our Own Destruction

This is not an essay where I share my viewpoint. Rather, my intention is to elicit viewpoints from others. You see, I’m frustrated because I know things are not the way they should be but I can’t figure out how we got to this point. More » • (2153 views)

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Willful Blindness

WillfulBlindnessby Jerry Richardson3/20/15
Is there such a phenomenon as willful blindness?  If so, what does it mean and what is its cause?  Most of us would probably confess to having been willfully blind at least a few times in our life, so we have some idea what it means; More » • (2916 views)

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The State of the Delusion

darwin2by Brad Nelson3/19/15
Mr. Kung thought it would be a good idea to present a summary of the whole Darwinian/Intelligent Design conundrum. So I blame him if this reads badly or seems irrelevant. 😉 I have to do it this way because it takes the pressure off. More » • (1880 views)

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Changing Your Vote on ObamaCare

ObamaCareby Jon N. Hall    3/19/15
On March 4 the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell. Although we probably won’t know the verdict until June, the Washington Post reported that if “the court follows its normal pattern More » • (757 views)

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