Category: Culture

Issues and opinions about contemporary culture

Health Care/Insurance Reform

Why should government or businesses provide health care or retirement benefits at all? Think of Social Security: it began after the Great Depression as a way to provide for people so that such a situation would not happen again. People…

How Socialism Works

Professor Is A Genius An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had once failed an entire class. That class had insisted that Obama’s socialism worked and that…

Tribe Mentality

According to Miriam Keith in a recent article in the Marietta Times, “Tribe Helps Overcome Depression,” which follows the lead of Bob Murray and Alicia Fortinberry in their book, Creating Optimism: A Proven Seven-Step Program for Overcoming Depression, a loyal…

Constitutional Clarity

I have been reading The 5000 Year Leap: A Miracle That Changed the World by W. Cleon Skousen. It is the curriculum for the current 9/12 Project groups that have sprung up across the nation. From another source, I found…

Moral Decrepitude

How do we get out of the mess of moral decay of American society generally, and in Marietta specifically? (Note: Marietta, OH, has recently been wracked with a sex & drugs crisis that has cost the jobs of several firemen…

The Madoff Scandal

So, Bernard Madoff pled guilty and will go to jail. Not only do we taxpayers have to pay for his crime, but now we have to pay for his food and rent for the rest of his life. But that’s…

Paul’s Vision

As it is written, “He has distributed freely, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever.” He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the…