The Meaning and Gift of Christmas

I just got home from celebrating Christmas Eve with my family.  My siblings are heading to be with the in-laws tomorrow, so we did the bulk of our Christmas stuff tonight.  I live close enough to my parents that I chose to come back home so I could sleep in my own bead and then…

A Libertarian/Religous View on Homosexuality

The last week has provided one of the best opportunities to reflect on the national attitude towards homosexuality that has come along in a good while.  First of all there is the whole firestorm of discussion around the suspension of Ducky Dynasty’s Phil Robertson because of his expression of Christianity’s traditional view of the sinful…

The First Amendment Is Not Just For Christians

There is a fine line between Conservatism and Libertarianism as I see it.  There are many similarities, but one of the major differences is that Conservatism very often champions the cause of Christianity.  As a matter of fact, many of the policy decisions are based around Christian theology and morality.  The supposed War on Christmas…

Did A&E Kill the Goose That Lays The Golden Egg?

Writing is a mental exercise that requires clarity of thought and focus.  It requires you to commit to an idea, to explore it, and to see where you end up.  You sit down in front of a computer screen and a blank page with unlimited possibilities of where you might go.  White is caressed with…

The Right to be Racist

Sometimes I wonder what country we live in.  Oh how blessed it would be to be able to go through an entire day without stumbling across another report of yet another chip whittled away from the ‘last great hope of mankind.’  I know there are those who live such lives.  They go about their day-to-day…