“A man hears what he wants to hear…”

Political arguments can get frustrating from time to time.  Exchanges can get heated and I, a man who prides himself on civility, am sometimes tested. I contend, however, that I never draw first blood, even if my posts incite disharmony, and I never resort to personal insults.  I, on the other hand, have been called stupid and uninformed. Sometimes…

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To Beer Or Not To Beer

This article from The Atlantic should be read by everyone: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/10/conservative-women-kavanaugh-ford/572023/ It doesn’t draw a conclusion, but it brings to light a very real conundrum regarding methods and goals and the partisan divides. The word “hypocritical” is being used by both sides in the Kavanaugh debate.  Calling this “extreme partisan politics” has traction on both…

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Though Love and Life make tearful intercession…

Theologian, A H Strong, defined the human will as “the soul’s power to choose between motives and to direct its subsequent activity according to the motive thus chosen.” No more apt description of a public servant has ever been written. Such reflection strengthens our moral purpose; the convergence of ideas and motives reveal what kind of a servant…

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