It’s Christmas morning and my thoughts are on giving. And about who gives and who doesn’t. It might surprise you — though it doesn’t surprise me — to learn that those who are loudest in trumpeting their compassion toward their fellow-man, namely liberals, “progressives”, social democrats or whatever you want to call them, turn out … Read more Where their heart is
The Book of Job is not a part of the Bible one usually associates with Christmas. This is not just because it is in the Old Testament; The Book of Isaiah figures very prominently in the Christmas story, and it is an Old Testament book. Nor is it because The Book of Job pretty thoroughly … Read more Job: a Christmas meditation
This week FBI agents arrested Muhammad Hussain, née Antonio Martinez, as he tried to blow up a military recruiting facility in Catonsville, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore. Hussain/Martinez’ bomb, like the one Somalia-born Mohamed Mohamud tried to detonate at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Oregon, two weeks ago, was obligingly supplied by the … Read more Do you feel safer now?
Forget what’s in the latest WikiLeaks release of classified documents. I’d like to see the communications between the U.S. and Sweden, the U.K, and Interpol that resulted in Julian Assange, the Australian who runs WikiLeaks, turning himself into British police after being the subject of an international manhunt on “rape” charges. The charge of “rape” … Read more WikiLeaks and the inconvenience of truth — 2
Last week the government and its lapdog news media were telling us how much safer we are now that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents are taking pornographic photos and groping us at airports. This week they’ve been telling us how much less safe we are as a result of Monday’s leak of some 250,000 classified … Read more WikiLeaks and the inconvenience of truth — 1