WELCOME

To those of you who are coming over from The Road to Concord, welcome, you have found my new home.  For anyone else who happens to stumble across my humble little blog here, I welcome you, as well.  I will be putting up my first posts very soon.  Until then, please sign up to follow … Continue reading WELCOME

HISTORY: The REAL Reason Columbus Sailed West

So, we all know the story about Christopher Columbus sailing West, supposedly to find a new route to the East Indies.  But have you ever learned about why this was necessary?  Seriously, for centuries, the trade routes to the East Indies had gone overland, through what we think of today as Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Iran, … Continue reading HISTORY: The REAL Reason Columbus Sailed West

Believers Need To Understand There Is No Common Ground Here

I do not want to explain myself the way I normally do -- not in this post.  I simply do not trust myself to talk right now.  I am too angry and too grieved over what is happening in this nation today.  We are divided, and a house divided cannot stand.  Unfortunately, I do not … Continue reading Believers Need To Understand There Is No Common Ground Here

MATTERS OF MORALITY: The Slippery Slope of Compromise

In my last post, I wrote about the dangers of the slippery slope.  In this post, I propose to address a specific practice that leads to the slippery slope of moral decay.  As with my last post, I would like to start by referencing Glenn Beck.  Once again, I would like to stress that, while … Continue reading MATTERS OF MORALITY: The Slippery Slope of Compromise

PERSONAL ANECDOTES: Why Do Most Journalism and Education Majors Chose Their Fields?

This may not be worth anything to anyone who reads it, but it is worth a great deal to me.  What's more, the following story is true: not only did it happen, but I have faithfully related it the way it happened.  In fact, at the time, it made such an impression on me that … Continue reading PERSONAL ANECDOTES: Why Do Most Journalism and Education Majors Chose Their Fields?

THOUGHTS ON CULTURE AND POLITICS: Corporate Participation in Political Movements

Nike's recent deal with Colin Kaepernick is just the latest in a series of corporations openly taking sides in the cultural and political civil war currently raging in this country, and Nike did so at the expense of its stock holders.  This move seems to have cost Nike some $3 BILLION in stock value in … Continue reading THOUGHTS ON CULTURE AND POLITICS: Corporate Participation in Political Movements