Monthly Archives: October 2015

People of little understanding blame guns for crime, but guns are mere tools, like knives, forks, wrenches, hammers, clubs, etc., all answerable to their authors…

“But it is silly to visit displeasure on the servants rather than on the actual authors, for the outrage is not committed by the hands but by the persons who used their hands to commit it, and it is these … Continue reading

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“Hope and Change”; “Sustainability”; “Climate Change”; “Social Justice”; “Income inequality”; “Boots on the Ground”; and the list goes on ad infinitum, which all confirm that…

“There are few things more wearisome in a fairly fatiguing life than the monotonous repetition of phrases which catch and hold the public or academic fancy by virtue of their total lack of significance.” ― Remembered Past; On History, Historians, … Continue reading

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If Obama’s ‘Hope and Change’ has taught Americans anything at all it is this:

“…Utopianism has its costs.” ― from A Secular Age, Copyright © 2007 by Charles Taylor, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England, 2007, Page 477.

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Regarding ‘Warm and Fuzzy’ Political Platitudes Understood from a Christian Perspective; through a Christian Lens:

“We would do well to be extremely careful in the conclusions we draw in the face of the humanitarian protestations made by the modern conscience of many and of humanity: it is certainly possible that only neuro-pathological phenomena are involved.  … Continue reading

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No matter which party or candidate wins the upcoming presidential election,

“…the postwar welfare state that took shape in the 1930s and 1940s and extends to the present… is now in the process of breaking up.”  [My italics]  And… there is no stopping it.  This breakup, inevitable to be sure, has … Continue reading

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The successes of Bill and Hillary confirm the ancient truth that…

“…man, who is supposed to be the most cunning of all animals, is in fact the most easily duped.” — Polybius

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Hillary and Company, just more of the same…

Julian Simon warned us long ago how trumped up ‘crises’ are fanned to acquire and exercise political power.  The people who do so were once called liberals; liberals in the classic sense, which was a good thing.  They were known as Democrats. Tragically, … Continue reading

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