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Snippets of True Reason, part 3

Published on September 3, 2017 By sirrahc

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 […]

My White House ‘Dream Team’, cont’d

Published on May 15, 2016 By sirrahc

“Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.”  — Prov. 11:14 (ESV) A couple weeks ago, I presented my picks — suggestions and preferences, not predictions — for President, Vice President, and Executive Cabinet. Unfortunately, Cruz and Kasich have now suspended their campaigns and Trump is […]

Suicide of a Nation

Published on September 28, 2014 By sirrahc

It happened again. I realized early this week that I was not going to be able to finish “To Impeach or Not to Impeach” in time to publish on Sunday as planned. This time, I am travelling out of state to spend several days with my brother and his family. (I think that’s a pretty […]

D’Souza and Grudem on the 2012 Election and Christians in the Public Square

Published on October 28, 2012 By sirrahc

As it gets closer to the 2012 elections, I get more concerned that, despite Romney’s gains, Obama may still win. They are in a statistical tie, and it could go either way. Yet many conservatives, libertarians, and independents are still either undecided, or they plan to vote for a 3rd party, or they just want […]

D’Souza on Slavery

Published on May 7, 2011 By sirrahc

The issue of slavery, in particular that which existed in early America, is a sore subject. A shameful shadow is cast over American history because of its part in continuing this abominable practice. The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s/60s was made necessary because of the nation’s failure to fully integrate non-whites into society even […]

Progress and Progressivism in American Politics

Published on June 6, 2010 By sirrahc

I was reading the other day in Dinesh D’Souza’s book What’s So Great about America?. There is a chapter in which D’Souza discusses how the West became the dominant civilization in the modern era owing to its “invention” of science, democracy, & capitalism. A concept central to the flourishing of these enterprises is “the idea […]

D'Souza on American Anti-Americanism

Published on April 17, 2010 By sirrahc

“[D]reams of perfecting human society always runs smack into human nature.” — Thomas Lifson, editor and publisher at American Thinker When I hear people from other countries bad-mouthing the U.S., it bugs me. Don’t they see that we’re the good guys? Can’t they see what a great society we have here? But, what really bothers […]

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