"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the … Continue reading Self-evident Truths: Who Decides?
The next two weeks are a big deal for the United States. Don't drop the ball: VOTE! Evaluate each candidate, not by what they say on TV ads, but by what they have actually done in public office. What do they do to protect the right of Israel to exist? How do they vote regarding … Continue reading I Ain’t Too Proud to Beg: Vote! My God, Man, Vote.
Curmudgeon: - a crusty, irascible, cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas. (The Free Dictionary) “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” George Orwell I normally don’t respond to stupid things people post on Facebook, because I would rather … Continue reading Curmudgeon Alert: Abortion DoubleSpeak
Respetemos la primera enmienda, Amigos. “el congreso no hará ninguna ley con respecto al establecimiento de una religión o prohibiendo el libre acercamiento de la misma; o restringir la libertad de expresión, o de la prensa; o el derecho de las personas de reunirse pacíficamente, y de solicitar al Gobierno una reparación de agravios.” 1era … Continue reading de la abundancia del corazon
Let’s save the First Amendment, Amigos. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Amendment 1. Constitution … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Election Time
Curmudgeon: - a crusty, irascible, cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas. (The Free Dictionary) Socialism is a trap for idiots So now I read that young Americans are embracing socialism. This is nothing new. Young people have always been stupid. Wouldn't it be great if it would work? … Continue reading Curmudgeon Alert: Attention socialists
Curmudgeon: - a crusty, irascible, cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas. (The Free Dictionary) I have decided that for my sanity and your edification, I am going to regularly take a few moments to express my inner curmudgeon. Most of my life is spent trying to be kind, wise, culturally aware, and socially … Continue reading Curmudgeon Alert!
Thursday, January 10, 2013 Building People of Substance for Works of Power Trust and obey, Friend. Like most preachers, I usually make some sort of proclamation concerning the New Year. This year I have deemed it “The Year of Overcoming Triskaidekaphobia.” For those who are not up to speed on this condition, it means fear … Continue reading The Year of Overcoming Triskaidekaphobia
Praying for God to give us leadership at the national level. Gleaning from several sources, I found the definition of leadership to be a process by which a person influences others to accomplish an objective and directs the organization in a way that makes it more cohesive and coherent. A leader leads by inspiration and … Continue reading Looking for Leadership
“That the power to tax involves the power to destroy; that the power to destroy may defeat and render useless the power to create….” Chief Justice John Marshall. 2013 will mark the centennial of the federal income tax. The ratification of the 16th Amendment released the federal govrnment to directly tax individual income for the first … Continue reading Happy birthday, Amendment 16