236 Years Later…

I’ve seen suggestions by several people today for us to read the Declaration of Independence. I think that’s a great idea that should be taken a step further. Why not read it to our children? If you have young children, you can begin by reading only part of the Declaration to them. Tell them the…

The Real Battle

With the current White House Administration’s announcement of support for homosexual “marriage”, a veritable firestorm has exploded across the internet. As a follower of Christ who accepts a literal interpretation of the Scriptures, I can only accept the view that marriage was instituted by God as a covenant between a man and a woman. It…

235 Years Later…

A year ago I posted the complete text of the Declaration of Independence on my blog. It seemed fitting, and I thought to simply post in once again this year. Then I read an opinion piece on a website… Ms. Baim decided to put a new spin on an excerpt of the Declaration and wrote…

Thanksgiving

What comes to mind when someone mentions Thanksgiving? I imagine that you would get a different answer from every person that you asked. More recently, we’ve seen the replacement of “Happy Thanksgiving” with “Happy Turkey Day”. It doesn’t make sense to me. Is the thought of giving thanks so very offensive? Upon reflection though, I…

Papers! Show Me Your Papers!

Do we the people have a right to travel, unrestricted, between states? That’s a good question. Opponents of this concept are quick to point out that the Constitution does not specifically mention anything about free travel within the United States of America. Does that mean that the TSA and various other government agencies are allowed…

Doing the Research

Election season is upon us! I’ve been getting the usual pre-recorded phone calls and mailers pretty consistently over the past couple of months. They start out telling me why I should vote for a certain candidate. I’m OK with these. There is usually a website or contact information that allows me to do some research…