Archive for December 24th, 2013

Getting Through Christmas

Getting Through Christmas

Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace, cheer and family. But it isn’t always what it’s supposed to be. Sometimes when family gets together, getting along isn’t always easy. If that is likely to be a problem for you this Christmas, here are ten truths that can help you get through Christmas and give everyone around you–including you–a better Christmas.

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Obamacare: Revealing What’s Really Behind the Curtain

Obamacare: Revealing What’s Really Behind the Curtain

A new revelation comes almost daily about the laughably named Affordable Care Act (aka, Obamacare). Another glitch in the “system” (when it’s ALL errors, it’s really ludicrous to call it a system, isn’t it?), another imposed hardship or price increase (as if insurance wasn’t complicated or expensive enough already!), or another lie previously told by those in government. Although it’s a law passed by Congress, our president has been deciding unilaterally what part of it gets postponed or cancelled, without bothering with the legislative branch…you know, like any Third World tyrant or dictator normally behaves.

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The Political and Legal Significance of Christmas

The Political and Legal Significance of Christmas

In their effort to make a point, those who discuss law and government and politics for a living often miss the most critical – the most crucial point of all. So, as we celebrate Christmas, this is a good time to take a deep breath and revisit first principles.

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You Didn’t Build That

You Didn’t Build That

We can’t know what we don’t know; however we can know that we don’t know, or as Socrates taught us, the recognition of our ignorance is the beginning of wisdom. This is the foundational problem that undergirds and eliminates the possibility of success from any of the utopian central-planning schemes that litter history and of the ones we are trying today. The planners cannot take the place of masses of people living, innovating and creating.

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The Night Before Christmas 2013

The Night Before Christmas 2013

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the land, The tea party was stirring, too upset to disband, Congress had finished a bad budget deal, In hopes that the people would accept and not squeal…

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America Survives Another Year

America Survives Another Year

Well, we have made another year without a complete meltdown. Nevertheless, we are growing closer. As every day passes we draw nearer that apocalyptic terminus. We have reached the final few days of the year and it is customary, sort of, for folks to look back over all the bad and unusual things that occurred in the twelve months just ending. But, honestly, I don’t want to drag them up again. They were difficult enough to handle the first time through, so why punish ourselves, right?

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Photo credit: Steve Collis

The Perfect Christmas Egg

Only in the Messiah of Israel is found the RIGHTEOUSNESS that we so desperately need to enter into Almighty God’s Holy and Perfect Heaven. That is what is so wonderful about the Christmas message! Almighty God provided a PERFECT body for His Son to dwell and make atonement for the sins of the world!

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