Trump and Jesus

Trump and Jesus

Aug 11, 2019

  One strange correlation – one of many strange correlations in modern U.S. politics – is the relationship between many Christians and Donald Trump.  Non-believers complain: “How can his supporters call themselves Christians and support such a sleaze-ball as Donald Trump?” Let me apply my dysfunctional mind to this mystery and see if I can come up with...

Why Do They Hate the Jews?

Why Do They Hate the Jews?

Aug 10, 2019

Note: Written in 9/16.  Updated 8/19  I just attended a talk the recent history of Canada. The speaker was a Canadian lawyer, Jewish, and a well educated and politically experienced person. One member of the audience asked this question: “What was the Canadian policy towards German Jews wanting to escape Nazi Germany?” The speaker – who was extolling the...

Proof of Heaven

Proof of Heaven

Jul 19, 2019

The Economics of the Lottery Recently I bought a lottery ticket, costing $2, to put my hat in the ring in hopes of winning a lottery.  Why did I do it? What is the economics of this bet?  And how does this bet relate to the bet on Jesus’ worldview? To begin with, I’m a believing — and struggling — Catholic. Perhaps the top atheist of all time is Richard...

News Blasts: Cops dislike DeBlosio; What happened to democracy?; and Law hits the dust.

News Blasts:  Cops dislike DeBlosio; What happened to democracy?; and Law hits the dust.

Jul 10, 2019

This article was published 12/21/17 and updated 7/15/19. Cops blast Mayor DeBlasio A group of New York policemen followed Mayor DeBlasio to Iowa and demonstrated against him.  They wanted to show the Iowans that DeBlasio wasn’t a real Progressive – he didn’t give the cops a raise in over three years – that’s no Progressive. Never mind that when DeBlasio took...

Booker, the Feminists, and Forgiveness

Booker, the Feminists, and Forgiveness

Jun 22, 2019

  Updated 6/23/19 A few months ago, Senator Booker Booker — now a presidential candidate — reached for the stars in his questioning of the “deplorable” nominee for the Supreme Court, Bret Kavanagh.  Booker put forth his most idealistic persona and demanded that Kavanagh release his emails from his days in George Bush II’s term as President....

News Blasts, May 5, 2005: North Korea Bombs, Hamas Bombs, Hispanics Smuggle

News Blasts, May 5, 2005: North Korea Bombs, Hamas Bombs, Hispanics Smuggle

May 6, 2019

NYP 5/6/19 Trump’s Negotiating Skills Kim Jong-un, the dictatorial leader of North Korea, after a meeting with Vladmir Putin last week, personally presided over the firing of several short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan. So much for President Trump’s negotiating skills.  Trump’s rival, Senator Schumer, said we should stop “pussyfooting” (is this a sexist...

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