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On Boris Johnson

Jul 24, 2019

As you would know – or should know – the Conservative Party in Britain has a new leader, and the nation now has a new Prime Minister: Boris Johnson. He easily beat his nearest challenger Jeremy Hunt in a two-to-one

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A Piece About Priorities

Jul 15, 2019

Having your own website can be both good and bad. You can write on whatever you want, when you want, and for whatever reason you want. That may seem like a good thing, but it can also be a bad

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Three Cheers for Lara Logan

Feb 26, 2019

Lara who? Well, it appears that Lara Logan WAS until recently an experienced news reporter for CBS. She is a South African woman who has been a television and radio journalist and a noted war correspondent. She has worked with

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Family Wars, Tennis, and Culture Shift

Dec 23, 2018

How the times have changed. What a difference a few decades can make. Massive social and cultural change used to take a long time – often extending over centuries. But now we can observe and measure the speed at which

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Tommy Robinson and the Death of Britain

May 29, 2018

Less than a week ago English activist Tommy Robinson was sentenced to 13 months in prison. Given that he has been doing his best to warn about creeping sharia in general, and Islamic rape-gangs in particular, and that he will

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Folau, Hell, and Biblical Truth

Apr 11, 2018

Liberal Christians and political liberals are as one in so many areas. They both refuse to believe certain vital truths. For example, clear biblical teachings on such things as the uniqueness of Christ and the reality of hell are usually

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Elvis, Lewis and Eternity

Apr 9, 2018

There happened to be a documentary on Elvis Presley last night on TV which I watched a good part of. I assume there are plenty of such docos out there on “The King”. This one came out last year and

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Folau and Unacceptable Truth

Apr 6, 2018

Not too long ago truth used to be valued for its own sake. Truth had to be told, even if it upset some people. But today in the West truth has become taboo – or at least certain truths. Some

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Peterson Contra Mundum

Jan 24, 2018

A whole lotta people are now talking about someone who was once just a rather obscure psychology professor from Canada. But recently his profile has gone ballistic. Welcome to the rise and rise of Jordan Peterson. He is now taking

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Great Leaders, Unhappy Childhoods

Jan 15, 2018

My readers by now should be used to somewhat odd articles with somewhat odd titles. But there is a reason – or two – for a piece such as this. The first simply deals with my recent reading habits, and

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