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The UN and the End of a Road Paved with Good Intentions, Part 3

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Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! [Isaiah 5:20 ESV] President Donald Trump addressed the United Nations for the first time on September 20, 2017. It has been noted that the first impression one makes is the most important. Everyone in the UN General Assembly who heard that speech […]

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The UN and the End of a Road Paved with Good Intentions [part 2]

U.N.

President Trump’s speech to the United Nations on September 19, 2017, has caused a bit of an uproar. Those on the left are upset that Trump basically called out the U.N. for its support of socialist states like Venezuela, among other items. His statement that Venezuela was in dire straights because “socialism was faithfully implemented” was met with long seconds of shocked and indignant silence. Yet Trump did all of this with […]

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The End of a Road Paved with Good Intentions

United Nations

President Trump gave his first address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. From all accounts, it was a bold and forceful speech. He challenged the ambassadors and other leaders present to stand strong against the twin threats of North Korea and Iran. It has been noted that “the road to Hell is paved with good intentions.” I offer the following as an assessment of the […]

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The Epitaph of the NFL

I really, really didn’t want to do this. For the record; I have been a devoted fan of the San Francisco 49ers for over 50 years. I used to listen to John Brodie throw to Gene Washington on the radio. Growing up we didn’t have a TV until 1963, so for the first year of my fan life, except for holidays, I didn’t get to see football on TV. I […]

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No Good People in Charlottesville

  The talk that is seemingly going all around the world centers on President Trump’s remarks at an unscheduled press conference about the Charlottesville, Virginia rioting last weekend. The remarks in full are not being questioned. Trump stated that there was blame to be attached to both sides of the rioting. That is correct. He also mentioned that the “white supremacists” were there legally, via a permit, while the Antifa/BlackLivesMatter […]

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Is Masculinity Really “Toxic”?

The phrase “toxic masculinity” has migrated outside academia and is popping up on social media of late. One must understand the meaning of the phrase to assess whether or not these more public appearances are beneficial to civilized society. In other words, is it a good idea to to declare masculinity “toxic”? What does the phrase even mean? Masculinity Is Evil If the phrase is taken apart, one can obtain […]

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