Category Archives: Politics

Sojourners and Patriarchalism

Sojourners visited Grace Community Church and found out that a few random people (out of 10,000) did not have a well developed view of complementarianism. Sojourners, known for their loyalty to the evangelical branch of the Democratic Party has a problem … Continue reading

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Abortion and rape

The viciously liberal Huffington Post cannot fathom why Sharon Angle is so “doctrinaire” on her view of abortion. Sharon is one of those old consistent people who think abortion is wrong even in the case of rape and incest. “Two … Continue reading

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Plato’s Dual Morality

In the first volume of  Contra Mundum (1955) one of the authors refers to the dual morality of Plato who wrote in The Republic, Book III: Then if anyone at all is to have the privilege of lying, the rulers of … Continue reading

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Peter Lillback on Glenn Beck

When was the last time you heard Machen’s name on the national media?

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Ann Coulter on Justice Stevens’ Sanity/Insanity

Two observations about retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens are about to become established fact by sheer repetition. The first — that Stevens is the last Protestant on the court — is not true in any meaningful sense. The … Continue reading

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Rand Paul on the New York Times

This type of interview is quite revealing. The questioner cannot fathom a country where people are free to make their own decisions within constitutional boundaries. He also seems to think there is a parallel between the necessary rules and regulations … Continue reading

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Extremely Faithful

Goldwater’s running mate, Rep. Bill Miller, spoke at Notre Dame during the 1964 campaign. At a press conference afterwards, a reporter asked Miller why Goldwater was so “extreme.” Miller asked the reporter, “Are you married?” “Yes.” “Would your wife rather … Continue reading

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Justin Raimondo on Palin

David Brooks said on George Stephanapoulos’ Sunday program that he considers Sarah Palin “a joke.” What he didn’t say is that she was and is a joke played by the neoconservatives on the Republican party. The Washington Post asks: “Is … Continue reading

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To War or not to War?

This is Obama’s question. David Brook’s op-ed piece in the New York Times questions Obama’s fundamental commitment to the Afghanistan war. He poses at one point that Obama accepted the premise of the Afghan war in order to sound hawkish, … Continue reading

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Government and Hubris

David Brook’s Op-Ed piece in the New York Times is quite insightful. He argues that “humans are overconfident creatures.” They tend to assume that they are smarter than they really are. But it seems that this human overconfidence has been … Continue reading

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The False Health Care Debate

Note: I thought I add some thoughts to this discussion from a Christian Libertarian perspective in the tradition of R.J. Rushdoony and Gary North.–UTB “We are all socialists now,” declared Newsweek.[1] Newsweek is a few decades too late. We have … Continue reading

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The Apologus Show: Palin’s Resignation

On today’s show, I focused mostly on Sarah Palin’s resignation and the influence of neo-conservatism in destroying the Republican Party. SHOW AUDIO. Leave a comment.

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Jonah Goldberg to Sarah Palin

Mr. Goldberg wrote this article hours before Palin’s resignation speech. Here is concluding paragraph: So here’s my advice. Stay home and do your job and your homework. You’ll still be a national figure come the primaries. But if you can’t … Continue reading

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Broadcast, On Torture

Broadcast #3 Broadcast #2 Broadcast #1 was not recorded

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The Fed is warning against me…

“It may include groups and individuals that are dedicated to a single-issue, such as opposition to abortion or immigration,” the warning says. I would add a few other issues: a) the pursuit of unconstitutional wars, b) abusive taxation, c) lack … Continue reading

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The New Bush…

Ron Paul has stated that “overall he does not think that the (Obama) policies will change.” He is speaking of Obama’s foreign policy position concerning Iraq and the rest of the Arab world. Ron Paul is not alone in his … Continue reading

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President Obama and the Prophet Jonah

I wonder if one day my children will ask me: “Daddy, did you really watch President Obama be sworn in?” The country stopped to watch the first black American president. There is no doubt this is a grandiose day.  My … Continue reading

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Armageddon Foreign Policy is Over

The past seven years have attracted a new breed of evangelicals: Armageddon Christians. The neo-conservative foreign policy combined with George Bush’s personal born-again experience has been the perfect combination for Evangelicals, who fell prey to the crusade-like policies of the … Continue reading

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Good Morning America!

The 44th President of the United States.

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Liberal common-sense

Some liberals have the common sense to speak positively of Ron Paul. Recently, Rachel Maddow wrote that her favorite Republican was Ron Paul because he is fearless and civic-minded in his beliefs and yesterday she had Ron Paul speak on … Continue reading

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I endorse Chuck Baldwin for President of the United States

John Quincy Adams famously wrote: “Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” I have tried to faithfully use that principle in political judgment. Third party … Continue reading

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What’s with Rush?

While Joe Klein from Time Magazine blames libertarians for not passing the monstrous bailout, Rush Limbaugh has been libertarianiesque this entire week. “Get government out of our homes,” he said. Even the Constitution has been quoted positively: I take you … Continue reading

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What say you Kissinger?

After the sparring over what Kissinger said concerning engaging foreign leaders with or without preconditions, the world was waiting to hear from Dr. Kissinger. The Weekly Standard speaks first on Kissinger’s reaction: Henry Kissinger believes Barack Obama misstated his views … Continue reading

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The Palin Phenomenon

The Sarah factor is only a factor because evangelicals have made it so. In my opinion, which by God’s grace will continue to be shaped by a Biblical view of life, there has never been a better time to vote … Continue reading

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Biden’s Blatant Blunders…

Biden was chosen after all because of his foreign policy experience. This is turn ought to balance Obama’s lack of foreign policy experience. The reality, however, is that Biden’s experience consists is perpetual inconsitency. His ideology is not sustained by … Continue reading

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Quote, On Sarah Palin

The apprenticeship of Sarah Palin is an object lesson in how the neocons took over the American Right and saddled the GOP with their agenda of “big government conservatism” and perpetual war. Her brainwashing limns the experience and fate of … Continue reading

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US reconsidering Georgia leader

This is not the first time that the US has prematurely taken sides only to later find out that they were on the wrong side of a war.  Spiegel Online reports that the US gave too much credit to President … Continue reading

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Quote, On Iraq War

The perception in the US that the tide has turned in Iraq is in part because of a change in the attitude of the foreign, largely American, media. The war in Iraq has now been going on for five years, … Continue reading

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This is not a Hobson’s Choice

A Hobson’s choice is a choice without an alternative. Many first-time voters are treating this election as if it were one. The lesser of two-evils argument has begun to circulate again as it did in late 2003 before the elections … Continue reading

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Quote, On Palin’s Interview with Charlie Gibson

The London Telegraph reports: “Comments by the governor of Alaska in her first television interview, in which she said NATO may have to go to war with Russia and took a tough line on Iran’s nuclear program, were the result … Continue reading

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