Category Archives: History

Political Opportunism Doesn’t Fight Tyranny, It Perpetuates It


I’m sorry I need to burst this bubble, but the Republican governors’ “rebellion” against Obama’s refugee resettlement plan is not an application of the Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrate. Yes, I know, the temptation to ascribe such noble motives to them, and to see the seeds of righteous resistance against tyranny in our country growing steadily is great. The Doctrine […]

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Preachers, Obama, and the Crusades: The Pot Calling the Kettle Black


The conservative public indignation about Obama’s statement of the Crusades, and the consequent public criticism from many preachers – including Franklin Graham – reminded me of two old jokes, from the times of Communism in Eastern Europe. The first joke was so well-known, that even Ronald Reagan told it several times: An American explains to a Russian how America has […]

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Modern Boston Massacre

The Boston Marathon, held on Patriot’s Day, was concluded with the explosion of two devices, leaving many wounded and a few killed. This event will be the start of something commonplace in American society as states, cities, and the nation moves towards a humanistic, progressive, socialist, anti-God civil government and culture. The event is sad, no matter how theological we […]

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