Christmas Should be More Commercial

Christmas Should be More Commercial

Christmas in America is an exuberant display of human ingenuity, capitalist productivity, and the enjoyment of life. Yet all of these are castigated as “materialistic”; the real meaning of the holiday, we are told, is assorted Nativity tales and altruist...
Thanksgiving: The Producer’s Holiday

Thanksgiving: The Producer’s Holiday

Thanksgiving celebrates man’s ability to produce. The cornucopia filled with exotic flowers and delicious fruits, the savory turkey with aromatic trimmings, the mouth-watering pies, the colorful decorations — it’s all a testament to the creation of...
Roy Moore Is Not Fit For Political Office

Roy Moore Is Not Fit For Political Office

Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate from Alabama, may be elected this year to the U.S. Congress. This is an alarming prospect for many reasons. Recent claims reported by the Washington Post are the weakest reasons to reject Moore’s...

Three Things You Did Not Know About Islam

Three things about Islam you didn’t know. For every opinion or belief someone may hold there will be another party who just as strongly oppose that idea. Both sides usually claim to sit with the best arguments, the real facts and the correct worldview, and...

The Ideas Behind The Islamist (Jihadist) Movement

In Paris and Copenhagen, jihadists have gone on killing sprees. In the Middle East, the Islamic State rampages. Years after bin Laden’s death, the Al Qaeda network lives on. Iran’s jihadist regime seeks to go nuclear. The jihadist menace persists. What...
Pope Francis Wrongly Blames Capitalism For Poverty

Pope Francis Wrongly Blames Capitalism For Poverty

Pope Francis has created political controversy, both inside and outside the Catholic Church, by blaming capitalism for many of the problems of the poor. We can no doubt expect more of the same during his visit to the United States. Pope Francis is part of a larger...
The Pope and Castro: Brothers in Social Ethics

The Pope and Castro: Brothers in Social Ethics

Pope Francis will hold a private meeting with Fidel Castro during his visit to Cuba later this month if the former president’s health allows it, according to three Vatican officials with knowledge of the matter. [Bloomberg News and Newsmax.com 9/10/15] “If Castro is...

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