Higher and Higher

July 21, 2014
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Well, I am deep into summer and I, like a few others—maybe many others—have noticed that things aren’t what they used to be, just a few short years back in the “evil” Bush administration. In case you are curious I’m talking about the prices of goods and services. There is a nice article about it […]

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Posted in: Economic Recovery

Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments for Progressives–A Berean Response

July 18, 2014
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Elizabeth Warren came out with her 11 Commandments today.  For some reason I think 10 Commandments would be better.  But in any case, here they are, with this Berean’s counter following in italics:   “We believe that Wall Street needs stronger rules and tougher enforcement, and we’re willing to fight for it.”  Bereans believe that […]

Discrimination–it’s the right thing to do–get over it!

July 18, 2014
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Ok, the title line is intended to shock you a bit.  But the point is culturally the left has taken a bad thing biblically (treating people badly solely on account of race) and extended it to mean that any unequal treatment of anybody for any reason is bad.  And that is preposterous.  Not only is […]

Posted in: Culture, Race, Uncategorized

Accreditation for Me But Not for Thee

July 17, 2014
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A recent article appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, in which the author, Peter Conn, a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, took issue with the accreditation of certain kinds of Christian universities. The article, entitled “The Great Accreditation Farce,” begins on what I would consider to be a positive note, by […]

Is Derek Jeter white or black? Who Cares!

July 16, 2014
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Last night was bittersweet for me; the final time to watch Derek Jeter in an all-star game.  Yes, I am one of those die-hard Yankees fans; I was born in upstate NY, and when playing little league I played for a team called the Rison Yankees, so when it came time to pick a team […]

Posted in: Race

Do You Pay a Corruption Tax?

July 15, 2014
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According to a new study by Cheol Liu of the City University of Hong Kong and John Mikesell of Inidana University, states that have more corruption spend more money and in less effective ways. I have not yet read the journal article behind this story, but the Huffington Post provides an interesting snippet here. Most […]

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The Fourth Branch and the Bible: An Odd Couple Part Two: Is Bureaucracy Evil?

July 15, 2014
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A few days ago I wrote a blog on bureaucracy and promised to follow it up by addressing the question of the compatibility of this form of organization with Scripture. As Abraham Kuyper once said, there is not one part of the universe that God cannot call His (my paraphrase) and that includes our thinking […]

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