Monthly Archives: December 2007

Heading to Louisiana…

I will be heading to Monroe, LA in a few days for the Auburn Avenue Conference. I am looking forward meeting many of my favorite bloggers personally.

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Double Gentry

On this last day of the year, I was fortunate to receive two Kenneth Gentry classics: Before Jerusalem Fell and The Beast 0f Revelation. Happy New Year!

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Blog Awards of the Year at Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam…

These awards are granted to those who have influenced my thinking over the last twelve months of 2007. Best Political Blog of the Year: – This website has shaped much of my political philosophy in 2007. Best Theological Blog … Continue reading

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A Prayer for the Hearing of the Word

Grant, Almighty God, that as You shine on us by Your word, we may not be blind at midnight, nor wilfully seek darkness, and thus lull our minds asleep: but may we be roused daily by Your words, and may … Continue reading

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On Mike Huckabee, Quote

Huckabee is a “compassionate conservative” only in the sense that calling him a conservative is being compassionate.–Ann Coulter

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Democrats are Stupid and Republicans are Insane

This is Vox’s new line, and now it’s mine. I’m increasingly coming to believe that Democrats are stupid, and Republicans are insane. Both conditions result in the advocacy of that which will inevitably lead to evil. In fact, that will … Continue reading

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John Zogby says Ron Paul will surprise…

This is probably the most prestigious compliments coming out of the media. It comes from someone who has studied and researched polls for many years. These are Zogby’s comments about Ron Paul: Ron Paul: He’s going to do better than … Continue reading

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Bhutto Dies in Suicide Attack

FORMER Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto has been killed in a gun and bomb attack. At least 20 people were killed when the bomber struck after opposition leader Mrs Bhutto addressed a political rally, witnesses said. It has been reported that … Continue reading

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Ron Paul closing up on Giuliani in Iowa…

As Hillary Clinton appears to be breaking away from the pack, the Republican race in Iowa may be tightening up. A week ago, an ARG poll placed Mike Huckabee over Mitt Romney by an 11-point margin among likely Republican caucus-goers, … Continue reading

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War strain in Iraq may speed troop cuts

The strain of the war in Iraq is increasingly forcing senior Pentagon leaders to be blunter about the military’s inability to sustain war operations indefinitely, a shift in tone that may mean more troops come home sooner.

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Pope Urges End to Wars…

Pope Benedict XVI issued a Christmas Day appeal Tuesday to political leaders around the globe to find the “wisdom and courage” to end bloody conflicts in Darfur, Iraq, Afghanistan and Congo.

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Mike Huckabee, Rick Warren, Ron Paul and the abuse of the Federal Government by Pastor Matt Trewhella

Quite frankly, while the Christians have been busy throwing their hats into Huckabee’s ring, I think we have missed a great opportunity by our not supporting Ron Paul. I do not agree with Ron Paul on all matters (there’s not … Continue reading

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Quote, On Torture

“Should any American soldier be so base and infamous as to injure any [prisoner]. . . I do most earnestly enjoin you to bring him to such severe and exemplary punishment as the enormity of the crime may require. Should … Continue reading

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The Economic Lessons of Bethlehem by Lew Rockwell

At the heart of the Christmas story rests some important lessons concerning free enterprise, government, and the role of wealth in society.

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Blessed Advent!

Thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name Jesus. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne … Continue reading

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Christmas as a Christian Holiday by Andrew Sandlin

What is the origin of the Christmas holiday (Holy Day)? Jesus’ birthday is obviously not observed in the Bible, so when did this observation start, and why?

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Blessed Advent!

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Russert gives Ron Paul more credibility…

The critical point to note is this: Paul was subjected to a harsh and informed attempt to embarrass him. Yet he didn’t embarras himself. We take it for granted that politicians flip flop, say stupid things, change their mind on … Continue reading

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Blessed Advent!

The Annunciation!

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The First Noel and Question 23 of the Shorter Catechism

Q 23: What offices does Christ execute as our Redeemer? A. Christ, as our Redeemer, executes the offices of a prophet, of a priest, and of a king, both in his estate of humiliation and exaltation. A friend of mine … Continue reading

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Tucker Carlson adores Ron Paul…

The first thing I learned from driving around Nevada with Ron Paul for a couple of days: People really hate the Federal Reserve.

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Mitt Romney: What does “saw” mean?

The brilliant David Shuster reports on Romney’s flip-flops. To demonstrate that, while he may look like the Platonic ideal of 1950s sitcom fatherhood, he’s still “down” with the “brothers,” Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has repeatedly stated that his father … Continue reading

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Quote, On Humanitarianism

If you are a humanitarian you have to believe in the Constitution and in the free market.–Ron Paul

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Huckabee, Religion, Libertarianism, and Other Ramblings…

Despite my fierce opposition to the Huckabee campaign, there is still something refreshing about “religion” being brought back to politics. When he mentions that the real meaning of Christmas is Christ’s birth, I cannot but giggle religiously. But then I … Continue reading

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Reason 147 NOT to vote for Mike Huckabee: Presidential candidate to speak at John Hagee’s congregation

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is to speak at Pastor John Hagee’s Cornerstone Church in San Antonio. John Hagee has been a fanatic opponent of Catholicism and Islam. Hagee recently denied that Jesus came to be Messiah. After receiving numerous complaints, … Continue reading

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I am Legend

Last week I saw I am Legend with Will Smith. It reminded me both of the tenseness of Signs with Mel Gibson and the one-man dialogue of Castaway with Tom Hanks. Smith is the only survivor in a world destroyed … Continue reading

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Ann Coulter Slams Huckabee’s Liberalism…

Politicians who run in Jesus’ name run this one risk: compromising Jesus’ name. Politicians like Huckabee entered the race as a Baptist minister and now expects to minimize the importance of his theology when he is pushed to the corner. … Continue reading

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Tancredo Steps Down and Endorses Mitt Romney…

Tancredo, who some months ago, argued in a national debate that he was tired of voting for the lesser of two evils, once again voted for the lesser of two evils. Tom Tancredo has decided to step down from the … Continue reading

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Neil Cavuto will never be the same after interviewing Ron Paul

Cavuto continuously barked at Ron Paul because he received $500 from a white supremacist. Do the right thing Ron, give the money back, says Cavuto. I am not sure Cavuto was ready to hear the eloquence, finesse, and logic of … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck Interviews Dr. Ron Paul for a full hour…

One month ago I wrote to Glenn Beck the following: I must say Glenn, that after hearing your immoral attempts to de-moralize an honest man and his loyal supporters, you have lost my respect. I am still hopeful that your … Continue reading

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