The Church: A Regiment Gone AWOL

The unsung heroes of the American revolution were the colonial pastors. Without them, it’s safe to say that we would never have won our independence. According to The American Quarterly Register (1833), “As a body of men, the clergy were pre-eminent in their attachment to liberty. The pulpits of the land rang with the notes… Continue reading The Church: A Regiment Gone AWOL

Is your life more valuable than liberty?

236 years ago today, Patrick Henry delivered his famous “Liberty or Death” speech at the second Virginia Convention. The interesting thing about this speech – his most famous one – is that it was totally unplanned. He had no notes, no rehearsed phrases or planned anecdotes. Nothing but a heart and mind on fire for… Continue reading Is your life more valuable than liberty?

True Peace….on Earth (Part One)

One of the most annoying aspects of liberal culture to me is the ever present “peace sign”, world peace bumper stickers, and the “why can’t we just all get along” attitude that pervades society. The reason this is so annoying is because you can’t even have peace in a small group, let alone the world,… Continue reading True Peace….on Earth (Part One)

Thou shalt not kill….the animals?

At our County Council meeting last night we heard an empathetic, passionate appeal to the audience’s emotions as the members of the local Humane Society pled to have a Standard Operating Procedure adopted at the local animal shelter – because “too many animals are being killed.” Words like “killed”, “euthanized”, “uncivilized”, “inhumane”, and even “holocaust”… Continue reading Thou shalt not kill….the animals?