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Southern Poverty Law Center: Self-Appointed Arbiter of Hatred and Hate Speech

September 17, 2017

“Morris and I… shared the overriding purpose of making a pile of money. We were not particular about how we did it. We just wanted to be independently rich.”  — Millard Fuller, speaking to Harper’s of his early business partnership with Morris Dees The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) pops up again and again in […]

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No New Post This Week, Sorry

September 10, 2017

If you are reading this (pre-scheduled) message, then I didn’t get a post written this week, due to dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. I’ll return to my regular weekly schedule as soon as possible. Meanwhile, why not find an older post or two to hold you over? 🙂 Take care! Like!0

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Snippets of True Reason, part 3

September 3, 2017

Previous installments of the “Snippets” series covered four chapters each. This one covers the six chapters that make up the (sort of) middle of the True Reason book. Simply put, they “offer arguments for the rational strength of the Christian worldview.” See any familiar names among the authors? Nine: “Reason in a Christian Context” (Peter […]

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Cyberattack Risk Assessment

August 27, 2017

“[I]n 1945 we were the protagonists with the new weapon. Now, we are the ones who are likely to be on the receiving end. If the Trump administration doesn’t act quickly and decisively, it may be a very cold winter.”  — Steve King, COO of Netswitch Technology Management A couple weeks ago, I wrote about […]

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Amos 8 and a Total Eclipse of the Sun

August 20, 2017

“Usually there’s a big ball of light in the sky But now on this Day of the Mon Nothing I can see A total eclipse of the Sun” (with apologies to Bonnie Tyler and James Richard Steinman) I admit, I’m just not that into it. Chasing Monday’s eclipse, that is. I’m a science apologetics geek, […]

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Three Questions on Creation, Angels, and Satan’s Fall

August 13, 2017

The other day, someone shared an interesting post in a Facebook group that I belong to. It posed some questions from someone named “Dr. Sherlin”, who I am unfamiliar with, but no one in our group commented on it. Sort of surprising, since the subject matter was pretty much on topic for the group. Well, […]

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How Hackable Is Your Vehicle?

August 6, 2017

“Our cars have become more and more computerized. Keyless entry, ignition control, tire pressure monitoring, diagnostic controls, navigation and the entertainment systems are now computerized and subject to Internet or cellular access. A new car today can have as many as forty wireless access points.”  — Steve Weisman, USA Today If you watch much TV, […]

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No Good Reason for D.C.’s Concealed Carry Restriction

July 30, 2017

“The point of the Amendment isn’t to ensure that some guns would find their way into D.C., but that guns would be available to each responsible citizen as a rule.”  — Judge Thomas B. Griffith, D.C. Appellate Court Time to mark one in the ‘WIN’ column for defenders of the Second Amendment! Once upon a […]

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United States Space Corps?

July 23, 2017

“It has been painfully apparent from the briefings that we’ve gotten from our general officers that both Russia and China have nearly caught us in space capabilities and are on the path to surpass us soon.”  — Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) Pop Quiz: Without googling it, how many branches of the U.S. Armed Services are […]

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First Step in Rebuilding U.S. Military?

July 16, 2017

“We’ve done deep damage to our military because of the budget cuts, the continuing resolutions, the erratic nature of funding over the last few years.”  — Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) I considered writing about the Russia collusion / Trump Jr. mess, but then I figured you all […]

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