Founding Fathers

Why Thanksgiving?

Why Thanksgiving?

As Thanksgiving approaches I am focused on two aspects of this special day which are not always on the table with the turkey, mashed potatoes, pies and other delicious dishes. The first is Gratitude.  I don’t see it much. Many of us appear to be worried, slightly...
Race Relations: There is Only One Relation that Matters

Race Relations: There is Only One Relation that Matters

We will never have proper race relations until we recognize the fundamental role of God, try as we might with programs, laws, textbooks, pundits and cable news town halls After all, He is the Creator of us all.  If we have a common Father, then we are all brothers and...

I’ve Read Good Essays, but This May Be the Bastiat

Thanks to a personal introduction from Gene Tullio (http://facebook.com/gtullio1), I’ve discovered the French economic philosopher Frederic Bastiat and his great work, The Law, originally published in 1850. As with my late-in-life reading of F. A. Hayek, I am...

Perfection or Freedom?

It’s amazing how important worldview can be. Take the secular vs. the Judeo-Christian view of bad behavior and unfairly advancing self, family or friends. The secular worldview, if it were honest, would not criticize such selfish behavior, because if we are just...