May 21, 2020
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The Biggest Threat To Constitutional Liberty

In drafting the U.S. Constitution, our Founding Fathers feared, above all else, centralized government. They understood that power once gained would accumulate, then corrupt, and inevitably subvert liberty. This understanding led them to create a...

Politics And The Pulpit

The question of whether politics should have a place in the pulpit has been with us for decades. At times dormant, it has arisen again as the 2014 elections draw near, and it poses a dilemma for religious leaders. The IRS rules forbid religious...

Something Hard To Swallow

John Murray heard a soft knock on his front door. Looking out a window, he saw his neighbor, ten-year-old Amy Lawton, standing on the porch. She was as cute as the proverbial button, and John often joked with Amy’s dad Bob that he should keep her...

The Cognitive Dysfunction Epidemic

Have you ever seen an ad for Cognitive Dysfunction (CD) like the ubiquitous Erectile Dysfunction (ED) ads? It might feature a man getting his truck stuck in the mud while the announcer intones, “You’ve learned a thing or two—now it’s time to get...

Elder Abuse, Government Style

Elder Abuse, Government Style

There are many good reasons for recommending geriatric chairs for individuals in Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), particularly those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. And yet the federal government and most state governments have...

O’Reilly vs. Limbaugh on Obama

Although media titans Bill O’Reilly and Rush Limbaugh are both critical of President Obama’s policies, they deal very differently with the President’s intentions. A close look at that difference in light of the western religious and philosophical...

The U.S. Postal System Is Self-Destructing

The U.S. Postal System Is Self-Destructing

The ink is not dry on a recent article that I wrote addressing the issue of the losses at our postal system and the fact that our “do nothing” Congress is studying the problem. Well, today I discovered that first class postage is going up to $0.49...

US Postal Sees Red From Sea To Shining Sea

US Postal Sees Red From Sea To Shining Sea

Canada’s postal service announced this past week that it would cease home delivery over the next five years. In place of home delivery, Canadians who live in cities would have to pick up their mail and parcels at community mailboxes which would be...