Monthly Archives: September 2010

What’s Wrong With the Church Today?

The results of a survey on religion have just been released by The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.  The survey included questions about Christianity, as well as other world religions.  We might expect that people would not know … Continue reading

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A Lot More Obama Tax Increases

Get ready for a lot of higher taxes on January 1, 2011:      Expiration of the Bush Tax Cuts – All income tax rates will be increased:  The top bracket increases from 35% to 39.6%, but the bottom bracket (for … Continue reading

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The Pledge To America

The Republicans’ new Pledge to American is solid.  Regarding taxes and the economy, it would stop tax hikes that are helping to keep our unemployment rate so high, including nice tax breaks to small businesses.  In addition, it would repeal … Continue reading

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Obama Is Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Obama’s # 1 Problem:  Himself In an interview earlier this week, President Obama said that it’s a “noble tradition” that “… government should pay its way; that it shouldn’t get so big that we’re leaving debt to the next generation.”  … Continue reading

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We’re Bought With a Price

I heard Governor Huckabee tell the following story at the Republican National Convention in 2008:  ********** On the first day of school in a small town in Arkansas, a teacher removed all the students’ desks from her classroom.  When the … Continue reading

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Disagreeing With Charles Krauthammer

I think that Charles Krauthammer is brilliant–one of the best analysts of all time.  However, I find myself disagreeing with him for the first time, as well as with Karl Rove.  After O’Donnell beat Castle for the Republican nomination for … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Get Bin Laden?

The U.S. has been after Usama Bin Laden since 1987, but we can’t get him.  Officials from Homeland Security make a lot of excuses.  They say that Bin Laden is crafty, clever, and evasive.  Others say that he’s wiser than … Continue reading

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Why Don’t We Win Wars Anymore?

I was never a big fan of the Iraq War.  However, once we sent our military in, of course, we all had to support them.  With the recent “downsizing” of the number of U.S. troops in Iraq to less than … Continue reading

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Is Faith a Work?

There are many Scriptures which dogmatically emphasize that God provides our salvation by grace, through faith–not by works, such as Ephesians 2:8-8:  “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the … Continue reading

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508 Days

On April 10th, 2009, an acquaintance of mine suffered an accident after which he never regained consciousness.  He never got to meet his son who was born just one month later.  Until his death on August 28th, 2010, his comatose life … Continue reading

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