Category Archives: Culture

Sunday’s Sermon Courtesy of President Obama

Barack Obama appeared before the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday to preach that Jesus would have wanted the wealthy to pay more taxes. The President quoted from Luke 12:48, “for unto whom much is given, much shall be required“. Of … Continue reading

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Predictions for 2012

I am going to put some predictions into writing for the coming year. Then, if the Mayan calendar just expires and we are all still here this time next year, I will review how good or bad my predictions were. … Continue reading

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Reprieve for Incandescent Light Bulbs

It has been a busy Christmas holiday season. I was finally able to read Saturday’s newspaper today. So I know I have a bit of catching up to do. A couple of articles in the Los Angeles Times caught my … Continue reading

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Say a prayer. Christopher Hitchens is dead.

Christopher Hitchens died last night. The avowed atheist and scourge to politicians, theologians, and dictators was 62 at the time of his passing. May he rest in peace. Article Links: In Memoriam: Christopher Hitchens, 1949–2011 – Vanity Fair Christopher Hitchens dies; Vanity Fair … Continue reading

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What happened to the United States of Europe?

Commentators in the United States of America are quick to denounce the experiment that is the European Union. Robert J. Samuelson of the Washington Post calls the creation of the Euro a “colossal blunder“. Over at the Wall Street Journal, Martin … Continue reading

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My Favorite Shirt

This is my favorite shirt. As you can see it is an old, tattered Abercrombie & Fitch tee-shirt from the early 1990’s. The cotton is super soft and comfortable. The shirt is long with a short slit on the bottom sides. … Continue reading

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Did Britain secede from Europe?

As George Bailey said in It’s a Wonderful Life, “Potter isn’t selling, Potter is buying”. This in reference to the bank run that spooked investors into selling their shares of the building and loan company at 50 cents on the … Continue reading

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