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Category: <span>Editorial</span>

Category: Editorial

Those Pesky Distractions To Liberty

Rising China and reinvigorated Russia under Putin’s tyrannical control, are among a legion of distractions to individual liberty in a nation easily distracted. Taking one’s eye off the prize has predictable and disastrous consequences. Since the 2020 election that installed Joe Biden as the 46th President, some have behaved as if Liberty has evanesced from earth. It’s understandable when one focuses on the bogey men under the bed. That’s exactly what the progressive Left, Socialist and Satan planned. It appears they never sleep, according to author Cheryl K. Chumley, whose compelling book entitled “Socialist Don’t Sleep,” reminds Christians we must …

Leaving Your Mark

America’s history is rife with those who’ve left their unique mark on our landscape, from our Founding Fathers to those who settled this land, built the infrastructure for future growth, railroads and highways connecting the East to the West. Churches and schools sprang up and the template for future technology blossomed. The Astors, Carnegies, Morgans, Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, and other capitalist moguls left their indelible mark on our existence. Inventors like Bell, Eastman, Edison, Ford, Goodyear, Morse, Ritty, Whitney and the Wright brothers, made our lives easier and broadened our horizons beyond our own shores. At the same time the federal …

Too Much Prattle Overshadows Action

“Well Done Is Better Than Well Said.” That quote, attributed to Ben Franklin, is nearly universally agreed upon as true, but compromised ubiquitously. As one who venerates the wordsmith, defends the majesty of language and eloquence of words, experience reminds this columnist that our human race talks incessantly. Talk shows, podcasts, TV infomercials; we’re bombarded with blather and prattle incessantly. It could be described anatomically as, “Severe diarrhea of the lips.” Whether it’s in the political arena, or nearly every realm of one’s life, a growing number rarely take a step in the direction of translating words into deeds. A …