What are guns for?

King of the Walrus People, Michael Moore's twitter message is a common rejoinder to those making the argument that if someone wants to kill someone else, guns aren't necessary.  For example, baseball bats, cars, knives, anything really can be misused for harm just like … [Read more...]

Sunday fun: Ugly Cows

Whilst perusing The People's Cube, I came across THIS post.  The site claims to have entered a picture of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton into Google Images and the search engine suggested ugly cows.  Well, I couldn't let this go unchallenged and lo and behold: … [Read more...]

The fact that I still hear these particular objections further confirms that the skeptics who offer them have no interest in holding accurate information as it relates to Biblical Christianity. For all their boasting to be honestly seeking the truth of the matter, they routinely and persistently … [Read more...]


Top Ten Reasons to make people hate lawyers in 2012

If there's just one thing I could say is most responsible for things costing what they do, it would be lawyers who file lawsuits on behalf of stupid people.  That's right, lawyers earn a good living making stupid people rich for being, well, stupid.  They go to great lengths to make the comical … [Read more...]

Is it reasonable to reject the Gospels as eyewitness accounts? Part 1

This is part 1 of a six part series. PART 2, PART 3, PART 4, PART 5, PART 6 Most reasonable people would agree that certain kinds of claims should be scrutinized more heavily than others.  For some, religious texts making claims of the miraculous should be more scrutinized than other … [Read more...]

The “miracle” of Christmas

Tis the Christmas season, an entire cultural phenomenon derived from a miracle claim.  Christmas is the day the (virgin) birth of Jesus of Nazareth (God in flesh) is celebrated.  As we all know, claims of the miraculous sort are by definition extraordinary claims, and extraordinary claims require … [Read more...]

Should we see the bodies?

In a piece for CNN, contributor Roland Martin suggests that in order to bring home the true horror of what happened in Newtown, Connecticut perhaps someone should release photos of the crime scene, bodies and all.  In order to fully grasp the ramifications of everything which brought this event to a … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas

I'd like to wish my faithful readers a very Merry Christmas.  For those of you who do not celebrate Christmas, I hope you take this with the spirit with which it is offered.  I'd love to hear from you all about some funny or interesting things that happened this Christmas season! … [Read more...]

Sunday fun: Some love from the ‘hood

I found this gem while at work.  I prefer to think the monogram refers to this page, Sifting Reality, you can't prove it doesn't.  Besides, people love me. … [Read more...]

2012 in economic numbers

2012 has been quite the ride.  The economy has been in the tank for the past four year and half the country didn't notice, or they didn't care.  Zero Hedge has compiled a list of 75 reasons Barack Obama didn't deserve your vote.  Here are a few: #1 In December 2008, 31.6 million Americans were on … [Read more...]

American Idols

The following comes from a post from American Creed: Christians have many idols they worship, along with claiming to worship God.  One idol in particular encapsulates this duality in Christian worship.  This idol that steals the affections of Christians from the one true God, especially in the … [Read more...]

Progressives care… but that’s about it

As it relates to minorities, is this true: "[I]t is generally the progressive side of the community that takes time to point out and mourn the deaths in our urban streets, as well as work for systemic change to stop the violence."?  I suppose one could argue this point, depending on what you mean by … [Read more...]

The poor [white] children

The inevitability of the politicization of the Newton massacre was as sure as the sun rising this morning.  What isn't as certain is the true sincerity of those calling for more gun control in the wake of this horrible tragedy.  Why do I say this?  Murders happen all the time, so where's the daily … [Read more...]


Right now my grandmother is breathing what may be her last few breaths as she lay in the MICU at the hospital.  Without going into detail I can say she is not conscious, and is not likely to awaken before she passes.  I have been off from work since her arrival in the ER, and I have been in and out … [Read more...]

Education or prohibition: How do we solve our perceived gun problem?

With the recent massacre in Newtown Connecticut advocates on both sides of the gun control issue are vying for a seat at the public discussion.  Almost immediately, proponents of stricter gun control were poised to "exploit" this tragedy to push their agenda.  If there were less access to guns, they … [Read more...]

Week in Review

New Army Manual provides list of taboo discussion topics (Judicialwatch.org) -- Here is a strong indicator that the Obama Administration’s crusade to appease Islam has gone too far; a  new U.S. military handbook for troops deployed to the Middle East orders soldiers not to make derogatory comments … [Read more...]

Never let a crisis go to waste

Rahm Emanuel famously quipped "you never want a serious crisis to go to waste", and like clockwork some politicians are taking his advice.  Earlier today tragedy struck Newtown Connecticut when a gunman massacred 20 elementary school students and already  Democrats are capitalizing by pushing for … [Read more...]

Fabulous new Bible translation: The Queen James Bible

There is a new version of the bible out there for the professing believer who just can't bring themselves to accept what the bible has to say about homosexual sexual relationships.  It's the Queen James Bible. Here's the explanation from the editors as to why it needed editing, though I'm not sure … [Read more...]

Enjoy life now

Geez, I wish I could, but other people keep getting in the way.  I'd like to do lots of things that others have collectively and arbitrarily decided they don't want me to be able to do. If there is no afterlife, this sign really is right, we should eat, drink, and be merry -- for tomorrow we die. … [Read more...]

Big Mistake: Fast food workers demand $15/hr, full-time, and benefits

Having been inundated with campaign ads decrying the wealthy, who seemingly got their riches at the expense of the poor, low-wage workers are putting their collective foot down.  First it was Walmart employees who threatened to walk out on the retail giant's busiest day of the year, Black Friday. … [Read more...]