The current conflict between America and Iran is the rightful spotlight and concern in global news. The hope and prayers of the sensible among us are that this can be resolved peacefully, though the methods recommended by the Left and conservatives to accomplish peace are polar opposites. While pondering what the future might hold, it occurred to me that I was aged enough to remember when America was an ally of Iran. I can recall a time when Iran was a modern western nation and former Presidents JFK, Nixon and even Jimmy Carter met with the Shah of Iran regularly.
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Lately, there have appeared some statements by certain church pastors extolling the ‘virtues’ of Socialism and claiming its endorsement in the Bible. Nor are they the only class of religious leaders who have been publicly and strongly advocating the Socialist way. Though this phenomenon has been very visible recently, it is hardly a new thing. Various portions of Christian church bodies have been enamored with and even actively practiced forms of Socialism in America more than 150 years ago.
The first three parts of this series dealt with the leftist distortions of climate change, abortion, and transgenderism. Part four examines the Left’s erroneous ideas concerning economics. Economics is not a ‘hard’ science in the same way as physics or mathematics. However, economics directly affects ordinary people more than most ‘hard’ sciences. That is seen whether one is discussing a wealthy nation, such as the United States, or an impoverished country in the third […]
Rush Limbaugh made a very insightful and brilliant observation on his radio program of February 7, 2017, concerning the supposed Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election. While Rush is never short on brilliant observations, this was perhaps a gem even among diamonds. Toward the end of the program Rush responds to a caller about the idea that if the Russians did influence the election, would they not have wanted […]
(God) delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him, we have set our hope that he will deliver us again. You also must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many. [2 Corinthians 1:10-11 ESV] Last Sunday, November 5, 2017, was the first Sunday of the annual International Days of […]