Has the education system become a type of Potemkin Village?

I have known from my youth that before you can teach a dog tricks, you must know more than the dog. The Bible says, "Students are not greater than their teacher. But the student who is fully trained will become like the teacher." Luke 6:40 NLT Annie Holmquist writes in Intellectual Takeout on the matter … Continue reading Has the education system become a type of Potemkin Village?

The Faith of Our Founding Fathers

From Wallbuilders.com FAQ: How many signers of the Declaration were ministers? Many were trained as ministers, but at the time of the signing of the Declaration, only a few were active in ministry. For example, John Witherspoon was serving as a minister at that time; Robert Treat Paine served as a military chaplain during the … Continue reading The Faith of Our Founding Fathers

The Most Reliable Parachute

Many years later, I was a passenger on a commercial airliner on final at O'Hare Airport in Chicago. A terrific thunderstorm over the field caused the aircraft to violently shake and bounce us about the cabin. The violence terrified a fellow passenger, a lady seated by the window (I always chose aisle seats). She had in her hands a rosary, feverishly praying. I was surprised smoke wasn't rising from those hands.

Need a GOOD Reason to Vote March 6th? Think: Property Tax Reform

For further information, this link opens the full Texas GOP 2016 Platform. Item 175 follows. GOVERNMENT BURDENS Tax Burden- We in the Republican Party of Texas believe in the principles of constitutionally limited government based on Federalist principles. To this end we encourage our elected officials at all levels of government to work to reverse the current trend … Continue reading Need a GOOD Reason to Vote March 6th? Think: Property Tax Reform