Category: Politics

Social (In)Security

Those of us on Social Security are aware of a little thing called “COLA” (cost of living adjustment.) It’s based on a very simple fact of economics. The value of money is not constant. Prices go up and down in…

Gone Is The Rapture

Back in the day . . . a phrase dear to us lovers of music from the time when a song was defined as a combination of harmonious melody and lyrical poetry . . . there was a song that…

There’s Fire in Sarah Palin’s Belly

Yesterday, the divine Ms. P was widely quoted as saying she would like to run for president. She added,  “I think my problem is that I do have the fire in my belly,” Honey, that’s gas pains. Before you go…

Welcome Home, John McCain

I used to wonder what had happened to the clear-minded hero of Vietnam, John McCain, captured when his plane was shot down over North Vietnam during his 23rd combat mission, wounded, severely beaten and mercilessly tortured. He endured it for…

Have You Been Saved?

The following quoted item appeared in my local newspaper earlier today. In this week’s (our religious columnist) explores how students at (world-famous local engineering institution) are engineering their own faith community. For example, members of the (school) Christian Fellowship would…