The Parable of the Grannies

As I've mentioned in other contexts, I spent a lot of time in the USSR before it fell, and then both Russia and Ukraine, as well as the Soviet Empire, after it fell, from...

Ecce, Homo!… Ecce Impostor!

"Behold, the Man!" (Ecce, Homo!), Pontius Pilate, just before he handed Christ over to the mob. (John 19:5)

Does God’s Covenant with Israel Extend to the United States?

"Does God's Covenant with Israel Extend to the United States?" Every major election since the 1970's, when the winner or loser of the election might have made a difference in America's basic design and future,...

Famous Common People I Have Known, Earl Hodge and Federal Aid to Education

In my freshman year in high school, 1960, I participated in the Kentucky high school regionals of what was called The State Speech Festival. Organized like Spelling Bee competitions, the best of the best...

Scratch God from Puritanism and Voila! You Have the Modern Left

"De Lawd he sho' do work in mysterious ways". You've heard me repeat that old southern refrain several times. But in a book I'll never live long enough to write, about the "Devil's History of the...

Judging Beauty, Goodness and Virtue

"If you judge Beauty or Goodness or Virtue solely based on what you see in the mirror you will likely die a painful death...whether old or young. Just ask Kurt Cobain" from St George Frederick, an old friend returned.