One thing about modern man, he (and she) want to be modern and pursuing the latest and greatest fashion. This is, of course, nothing very modern at all. Luke recorded the same phenomenon almost 2000 years ago, in his discussion of the Apostle Paul at Mars Hill, where he editorialized: (Now all the Athenians and the strangers visiting there used to spend their time in nothing other than telling or hearing something new.) Some of my friends have to have the… Continue Reading ››
Roy Moore (R-AL) is still gripping his GOP senatorial nomination tightly. An additional accuser has come forward and we’ve now learned Moore’s reputation for cruising for teenaged girls earned him a ban from a mall in Gadsden. Fifty Alabama pastors signed* a letter, posted on Kayla Moore’s (Roy’s wife) Facebook page, expressing their support for Moore’s candidacy. The letter states, in part: We are ready to join the fight and send a bold message to Washington: dishonesty, fear of man,… Continue Reading ››
The Bereans are back with a VLOG that examines: Roy Moore Tax Reform Trump & Trade
One of the central debates on the Republican tax reform proposals is how much their plan will “cost” the government. This begs the question as to why not taking as much of people’s money as you previously intended to take is considered a cost, but we’ll leave that aside. Republicans argue that any tax proposal ought to scored dynamically, that is, to model how the tax changes will affect individual and firm behavior. They argue that improvements in the tax system will… Continue Reading ››
Greetings! In our latest VLOG, the gang discusses: Tax Reform (and spending!) Federal Indictments Terror Attacks Some follow-up on our culture and Sexual Harassment
In his campaign, Mr. Trump said we were going to be so successful that we would get tired of winning. Count me as not yet weary. Over the last few weeks, there were two big stories with EPA which are worth highlighting. In general, Mr. Trump has gone with a full scale assault on the EPA’s swamp. While many uncritically accept government as acting on the best interests of the people, more attentive citizens are aware that bureaucracies are not… Continue Reading ››
The Bereans are back! Today they address: Donald Trump and the GOP Tax Reform The Fed Sexual Harassment
Last week’s VLOG engendered reaction from Jonathan, which I’d like to address at least briefly. Since the original post is now likely not being read, its only fair to start a new thread. So here are his questions, and my responses below. 1) Most of the panel expressed concern about the method or strategy to the current NFL protest. Dr. Haymond went so far as to say that protests which intend to cause observers to become uncomfortable or offended are inappropriate. Historically, civil rights protests… Continue Reading ››
The Bereans are Back. Today, they discussed the Las Vegas shooting. In short, there are no easy answers.
The Bereans are back! Today we tackled: Donald Trump, the NFL, and the Kneel Possible Tax Reform The Legacy of Hugh Hefner If you have questions, leave comments below, or send them to us via Twitter or Facebook, and we might tackle them in our next VLOG.