America’s evangelical Christians finally have God’s man in Washington. From this premise follows the conclusion that we can learn a lot about God, and about his people, from this administration.
Essays on politics and current events.
Don’t ever forget that Donald Trump hadn’t built anything for years when The Apprentice made him the world’s most famous builder.
Gone are the days when a political party might actually have something to fight for or about, such as proletariat revolution or tooth-and-claw capitalism. It’s three parties for the middle class, comrade. So who do you think has the nicest suit?
If the reports are to be believed, one-third of Americans today approve of the President’s performance. The constituency most likely to go on approving of Mr. Trump is evangelical Christians, in particular middle-aged white evangelical Christians. Much has been written of… Read More ›
The day will arrive when the world is rid of this menace of a President, but just as the rot did not begin with him, neither will it end with him. The rot itself is that the centre cannot hold… Read More ›
The United States is dominated by two political parties. The major soft drink makers are Coke and Pepsi. Most of us own a Mac or a PC. In theory, free markets provide a range of choices, but this range of choice is constrained by the suppliers themselves.
In everything other than politics, we seek to make the pie bigger. We want to ensure everyone gets a slice, and that we deal with others as much as possible in a spirit of fairness, respect, and co-operation.
AS EARLY AS 1993, I’ve thought Bill Clinton is a despicable human being. Self-absorbed, manipulative, dishonest, vain, and driven by animal appetites and ego. I remember him going out for a run, during his re-election campaign, and veering mid-way into… Read More ›
CHARLIE HEBDO. A month ago, no one had even heard of it here in North America. And now? The magazine is selling millions of copies, many of them States-side. I see that for roughly $16,000 you can buy the first… Read More ›