Category Archives: Public Events

The Trump(et) Sounds

Well, Donald Trump is now officially our president.  He delivered an interesting and a bit controversial inaugural speech yesterday, which I would like to try my hand at analyzing.  Before I do, may I mention others’ comments on it.  George Will called it “a most dreadful inaugural address” (National Review Online, January 21, 2017) and for reasons I will touch on.  The editors of NRO were less hard line, summarizing it this way: “Trump’s inaugural address was successful in expressing… Continue Reading ››

Bereans on the Road!

The Bereans are on the road September 18! Three of us (Smith, Tison, and Wheeler) will be at Grace Covenant Church in Beavercreek, OH at 6:00 pm for a brief talk followed by q&a. If you are in the area, feel free to come. If you bring rotten vegetables, aim at Dr. Tison, he is agile. So, how about a little traveling music to set the mood?