Conversations with Socialists 1NOV15

Him: “There seems to be a consensus that giving to the poor is great, but “stealing” others’ money to do so isn’t.” Me: That should be obvious to anyone with a brain. Him: “So welfare for those in need is corrupt and anti-Christian,” Me: If it is funded by money taken by force, yes. On […]

No War on Christianity..?

Well, I’m back folks.  I was in Germany for three weeks, and recovering from jet lag for another…  I can’t really say that I’m happy about what has been going on in the U. S. while I was away (see below for a brief summary of my opinion on the SCOTUS “marriage” ruling).  Since returning, […]

Conversations with Atheists 2

Paraphrased for brevity and clarity: —– Her: You don’t need god (sic) to explain creation. Multiple universes explains exactly how our universe came to be. Me: Even if it were a valid hypothesis, which it isn’t, MUT only pushes First Cause back one step. It doesn’t eliminate the logical necessity. Her: It’s more valid that […]

Religious Freedom, Homosexuality, and Bigotry

So, opponents of Kansas’ RFRA law say that it opens the door for private citizens to sue any government agency for NOT discriminating against people based on “sexual orientation”. Hm. First, that’s not a good use of the word “discrimination”. I’m sure it’s in the dictionary that way now, but what you really mean is […]

First Amendment Issue?

So, I’ve seen several protests on Twitter on Facebook recently, that CVS/Pharmacy’s decision not to carry the current issue of Rolling Stone magazine due to the cover story of Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev constitutes a “First Amendment problem,” because CVS is “limiting free speech.” Let me begin by posting the text of the First Amendment: […]