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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Revisiting Allan Bloom

Twenty years ago Professor Allan Bloom challenged the multi-cultural, PC educational establishment.  What he feared remains as true today as in 1987.

Read The Closing of the American Mind Revisited by R.R. Reno posted Tuesday, February 27, 2007,  in the First Things website.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/27 at 11:06 PM
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Monday, February 26, 2007

A Spiritual Stress Test

Exposure to the Gospel should be more than a feel-good Sunday experience.

Sunday, February 25, 2007

American Foreign Policy: An Overview

For an excellent survey of the factors affecting the foreign policy of the United States read Bret Stephens’s article on the Commentary Magazine website.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/25 at 10:25 PM
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Rational Evolutionary Hypothesis?

Evolutionists make truly wild assumptions to fill the gaps in their hypotheses.  Check out Richard Dawkins’s thesis that DNA originated spontaneously in inorganic mud crystals.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/25 at 01:26 AM
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Saturday, February 24, 2007

Intelligent Design: the Current Situation

Phillip E. Johnson reviews the background and recent developments in Darwinian efforts to prevent open discussion of their evolutionary hypothesis.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/24 at 02:41 AM
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Thursday, February 22, 2007

A New Deal Frame of Mind

With our radical left-wing Congress setting forth on a mission to preserve and enlarge the welfare-state, it’s appropriate to review the arrogant destructiveness of their New Deal predecessors who created the welfare-state.

What To Do About Kyoto

Under date of February 16, 2007, John Lawrence at Conservative Joe has some “practical” suggestions for liberal-socialist-progressives if they are truly serious in their pagan religious faith that they can control the forces of nature with their intellects.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

How FDR Destroyed the Dollar

Until 1933, the U. S. dollar was the among the strongest and most stable currencies in the world.  With the stroke of a pen, President Franklin Roosevelt torpedoed it.  We are still plagued with the resulting inflation.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/21 at 01:42 AM
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Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Storm Ahead?

The economic barometer has been falling for many months.  Analysts have, with greater frequency of late, expressed fears of a major dollar devaluation.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/20 at 04:57 PM
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Was Washington Really a Deist?

Liberals insist that our leaders of 1776 were not Christians, that in fact the English colonies were inspired by the atheistic materialism of French socialism.  Ergo, they conclude, the moral teachings of Judeo-Christianity deserve no place in America outside the private home or churches and synagogues.

For a rebuttal, see the First Things article by Michael and Jana Novak.