How I’ve Learned to Forgive

It’s a word I dislike, because so many people presume it means that everything should be forgotten about. But this isn’t true. That can’t happen. The human mind cannot forget great pain. It is always there, once inflicted, etched in our subconscious. If it is possible, repairing relationships when there has been a deep damage […]

Army Commanders Order Removal of Religious Sign

I was recently asked my opinion on the a news story reported on by Fox News: Army commanders order removal of ‘God and country’ recruiting sign The title of the story says it all. The jist of the story was that the local recruiting office personnel changed a sign of their own volition, and without […]

American Sniper: A Brief Analysis of God, Country, Family, Self

The movie released yesterday called American Sniper reveals some shocking and honest truths about American values. One of the prevailing themes of the movie is God, Country, Family, Self. Firstly, director Clint Eastwood does a stellar job in this movie in presenting and exploring these themes. As I was viewing, I often found myself forgetting […]

2016: Obama’s America: A Commentary

Before I get into the commentary, I want to point out that it is with great interest that I watched this film for a couple of reasons. First, I am an individual who is openly pro-liberty and anti-government (anti-state). I identify with what Murray Rothbard called the anarcho-capitalist side of libertarianism. Furthermore, I enjoy watching and learning […]

Religion and the Founders

I often hear people claim that the United States is a “Christian Nation”. How often have we heard right-leaning television hosts like Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck refer to the US as a Christian, or a “Judeo-Christian” nation? Folks taking this position proclaim that our country was founded by Christians, for Christians, and based on […]