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

The Soaring Costs of Divorce

Jul 6, 2014

The sexual revolution of the 60s gave us a lot of harmful and destructive things, and no-fault, easy divorce was certainly one of them. By making the marriage contract hardly worth the piece of paper it was signed on, marriage

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Judicial Activists Are Killing Democracy

Aug 5, 2010

In the old days the enemies of the free and democratic West could resort to violent revolution to overthrow capitalism, democracy and other goods deemed to be in need of destruction. Social change by the barrel of the gun was

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More Madness, More Messed Up Children

Sep 19, 2007

It seems daily we are now hearing about radical social experiments and the terrible toll they are taking on our children. These radical social upheavals are leaving devastation in their wake, and our kids are suffering big time.

Consider another

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A review of The Long March. By Roger Kimball.

Sep 29, 2004

Encounter Books, 2000.

In many ways the cultural revolution of the 60s has been as influential and momentous as other great social upheavals, such as the Industrial, French or Russian revolutions. All have left a lasting impact, and we still

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Nations, Rulers, and the Ruler of Nations

Mar 11, 2013

A number of events of the past week or so demonstrate certain truths. Governments come and go, leaders come and go, but God’s reign remains unchanged. Some political and social changes are for the better, and some for the worse,

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The Folly of Warnings Unheeded

Oct 31, 2011

If a warning is given about some impending tragedy, disaster or conflict, and those warnings go unheeded, there is a double evil: the evil which occurs, and the evil of not heeding the warnings. It is one thing for tragedy

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Abortion Myths

Aug 17, 2008

Abortion is one of the most controversial social issues of our day. Heat rather than light often characterises the abortion debate. There are a number of common arguments heard from the pro-choice side. They all seem to involve misleading and

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F.A. Hayek, R.I.P.

Apr 10, 1992

The death of one of the 20th century’s most influential free market thinkers, F.A. von Hayek, provides an interesting example of how the philosophical/ideological differences of newspapers will affect the coverage of major news events.

A day after his death,

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