Category Archives: Columns

Dukes of Hazzard Neutralized; Let the Healing Begin

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When Governor Nikki Haley of South Carolina called for the removing of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state Capitol earlier this week, I was impressed with how she went about it. She presented a thoughtful and compelling case, and acknowledged those who disagreed with her without demonizing them. It was the mark…

NATO-Russia Collision Ahead?

“U.S. Poised to Put Heavy Weaponry in East Europe: A Message to Russia,” ran the headline in The New York Times. “In a significant move to deter possible Russian aggression in Europe, the Pentagon is poised to store battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and other heavy weapons for as many as 5,000 American troops in…

America, Not Dylann Roof, Should Be Forgiven

In an expression of extraordinary magnanimity, relatives of the black church members murdered in Charleston, S.C., arose one after the other to tell Dylann Roof, the murderer of their loved ones, that they forgive him. That I do not agree with what they did in no way diminishes my ability to be moved by their…

The Pope, Global Warming and the Elusive Meaning of Morality

A while back I was on the O’Reilly Factor talking about the liberal idea of raising taxes on the rich. Bill brought the Bible into the conversation, referring to the passage about how it’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than it is for a rich man to enter…

Families Show Charleston Killer Unbelievable Grace

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What is it that gives people the strength to forgive the person who murdered their loved ones just two days earlier? It’s a question many people might have been asking themselves today as they listened to the families of those killed by Dylann Roof address the monster who changed their lives forever. At today’s bond…