How Will History Judge Us?

How might history judge us? Probably not well. It is so hard to see what is going on unless you are able to take a step back and get the panoramic view. It’s like fighting the problem with an ever-increasing waist line.  Usually it goes unnoticed to the one who’s growing the belly until some old pictures of past times are pulled out of the scrapbook. “Wow!” I’ve often responded when looking at old pictures of myself.  “Look how skinny I was back then.  How did I gain so Read more […]

The United States Is Run by Idiots

There are many signs this country is run by idiots. The obvious question here is why did the writer stop at eleven? From the Fellowship of the Mind blog: “11 ways to know when you are living in a country run by idiots.” The original title of the essay below is “Food For Thought,” its author is said to be Junius P. Long. America: A Country Run by Idiots 1. If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally, you live in a Read more […]

America: What Has Gone Wrong?

What has gone wrong with America? A land blessed with some of the greatest natural resources the Creator bestowed on any country, now appears to be in an economic tailspin. A country once with the greatest civil government, second only to the Hebrew Republic, has plunged into a form of tyranny and police state that is truly jarring. A country which was once a beacon to the world, a city on the Hill exemplifying the moral influence for the world to follow is now the den of thieves, murders and perverts, Read more […]

The Uniquely American Fear of Strangers

In his fascinating book, The Kindness of Strangers: Penniless Across America, author Mike McIntyre makes this humbling observation: There was a time in this country when you were a jerk if you passed somebody in need. Now you’re a fool for helping. Gangs, drugs, murderers, rapists, thieves, carjackers. Why risk it? I Don’t Want to Get Involved has become a national motto. Not only a national motto; it’s a national tragedy. Mike knows of what he speaks: he used to be the guy that wouldn’t Read more […]