Liberals & Africa…

Liberals are bizarre creatures. While claiming to represent the oppressed, they fervently support abortion; while claiming to be inclusive and tolerant, they're notoriously intolerant of views different from their own [1] ; and while claiming to be sophisticated intellectuals with a monopoly on … [Read more...]

Human life is on a pathway toward meaninglessness

As a generality I think we as a culture, are becoming far too selfishly frivolous when it comes to matters of life and death.  Or put another way: those who are most in need of protection are having that protection rationalized away from them.  Those in the womb, those whose "plug" gets pulled, and … [Read more...]

Disagreement Doesn’t Require Hostility

Young Earth Creationists take much flak for their interpretation of Genesis, which places the Earth at around 6,000-years-old. John and I firmly believe the best interpretation supports the opposite view, an Old Earth view, clearly displayed in the comment section of Do you hold a literal view of … [Read more...]

When life begins is irrelevant to the abortion debate

The morality of abortion hinges on different criteria depending on who it is you are having the discussion with. One of the most persistent defenses for abortion is the question of when life begins. This is a question only asked by those philosophizing about abortion, not among those in the … [Read more...]

Superbowl Sunday…

Let me say that my Hawks' crushing victory over the Broncos is nothing short of legendary. Hell, I even lost my voice halfway through the opening snap! Safety! Safety! Safety! Yes, it was beautiful. I screamed and cheered for all the right reasons! And though my 10-month-old daughter may well … [Read more...]

Abortion rate is the lowest since Roe v Wade

The rate of abortion, about 17 of every 1000 women in the US, is down 43.4% from its peak in 1980, and nearly as low as the rate following the Supreme Court decision legalizing the commission of abortion.  This is good and bad news.  There's still more than 1 million abortions committed per … [Read more...]

UPDATE: New Year’s Resolutions!

At the beginning of this year I had resolved to do two things.  First is to pick up every bit of money I find on the ground. Ordinarily, I never pass over ‘silver’ change.  I always stop for nickels, dimes, and quarters but not always pennies.  I decided I would not pass over a single coin.  The … [Read more...]