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Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

On Mass Deception and Tyranny

Oct 26, 2020

What does history tell us about mass hysteria and deception?

Yes it happens: the masses can be easily deceived and carried away with evil. Closely related to mass deception is mass hysteria. That these things happen – and far too

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End the Lockdown Madness Now

Oct 12, 2020

The experts are now nearly unanimous: lockdowns are counterproductive and must be stopped:

As more and more experts tell us that draconian lockdown measures are causing far more harm than good, we still have various political leaders digging in even

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The Great Barrington Declaration

Oct 10, 2020

20,000 medical experts say NO to draconian lockdown measures:

In just a few days 20,000 medical health experts have signed it, as have 180,000 members of the general public. I refer to an important new Declaration which gives lie to

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The Niagara Declaration

Oct 5, 2020

This new statement on religious liberty is well-worth being aware of:

Throughout the West the war on Christianity in particular and religious freedom in general is ramping up. Increasingly our liberties are being whittled down or taken away altogether as

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Speaking Truth To Power

Sep 25, 2020

Yes Christians are called to speak truth to power:

I realise that those who use the phrase found in my title are often those of the left – including the religious left and the social justice warriors. But it should

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Dan Andrews, Dictatorship, and Pre-Crime

Sep 23, 2020

This is the most ominous attack on our freedoms and democratic rights ever seen in Australia:

If you are wondering if you are now living through the 2002 sci fi film Minority Report starring Tom Cruise, you would be quite

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Hope in Hopeless Times

Sep 17, 2020

Hope and trust are needed in these difficult days:

Millions of people the world over have been wondering how long things will keep going the way they have been. It is not just a global virus, but various government responses

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Further Reflections on the Current Crisis

Sep 15, 2020

2020 has been quite a year. Here are some reflections on the current state of play:

I here offer more thoughts on the corona crisis, especially on the rather nightmarish situations as found in Victoria and Queensland. Not only is

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You’ve Been Chopped

Sep 11, 2020

There is a place for weeding out fake friends:

If you are into American cooking shows you will be familiar with my title. But no, I am not here going to talk about food or cooking contests. I am however

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A Faith That Makes a Difference

Sep 9, 2020

Real Christianity has always been about transforming our world – not just individual souls:

Christianity is a very practical faith. It of course offers eternal dividends for those who embrace it, but it also has very real implications for life

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Is This Really Australia?

Sep 3, 2020

What a dark day for Australia:

Although I have only lived in Australia for a bit over three decades, I think I feel the same way most home-grown Aussies must feel. So many of them are now asking the question:

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This Is How Democracy Dies

Sep 2, 2020

Victoria has yet again been subject to another grievous assault by dictatorial thugs:

At 2 in the morning a handful of politicians applauded the passing of a bill to give an authoritarian ruler even more draconian powers for even longer.

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Heartless and Activist Autocrats Wreaking Havoc

Aug 29, 2020

Radical border closures and radical sexuality laws are both causing great damage:

Imagine losing one of your own twin babies because of government stuff ups and the out-of-control arrogance of our leaders. Imagine being arrested for showing concern about your

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Smashing Democracy In Victoria

Aug 25, 2020

The Andrews’ push for total control of Victoria should shock every single one of us:

Hmm, when you have hard-left media outlets like the Age and leftist commentators joining more conservative ones like the Australian in denouncing the shocking move

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