his summer of unusually heavy news has revealed some stark truths. Ugly truths that bother me deeply as someone who is mortally concerned that everything around us is headed in the wrong direction.
The Mayor of Salem, Massachusetts, Kimberly Driscoll, is actively attempting to destroy Gordon College.
"Does our President believe in terrorism?"
When the President was first elected, I pledged to wait from the day of his election--to his then swearing in--to begin critique of his public policy. I promised to do so because in the day of the first "post racial" President I felt it was a necessary discipline to criticize him on policy, actions, behaviors, and decisions rather than abstract arguments like birth certificates and "the President is a secret Muslim" conspiracies.
There it was in the Saturday edition of the USA Today in black and white text on my screen: "When possible, agents are to seek cover or move back out of the immediate area of danger."
Dr. Susan Rice, This week while fielding questions at a foreign policy lunch you broke out a new piece of your stand-up act. The "scoff at the idiots still asking about Benghazi" portion of your routine actually scored laughs from the mostly friendly crowd who came to lunch with you.
In bold, high definition, if you slowed the frame down enough, you could see the spray of spittle flying across the broadcast table at his fellow co-hosts on-the-air.
Headlines reported it: South Korean ferry with 300 school children aboard--sunk. Missing children likely drowned inside the ferry. The captain has been arrested, and he is attempting to justify the rationale he used in telling the people not to abandon ship. Every parent around the world that ever sent their baby off on a school field trip identified with the emotional distraught the parents of those children are feeling.
Let me obliterate a bit of confusion here: the Obama administration attempted to go to war with a rancher in Nevada. Let me amplify a little bit of truth: They tucked tail and have returned home. And let me add a bit of clarity: they had no choice!
The war that has been brewing between the Sexual Activists of America, and every day people of faith, morals, and conscience has moved into the major campaign of the conflict.
This weekend the epic blockbuster NOAH finally opened. The most controversial movie of the year is now able to be screened by the public and much of the uproar about what the movie was going to potentially be will all be put to bed.
In the past four years, you and I gave Planned Parenthood $1,900,000,000.
On January 1 an agreement between the United States and our most hostile enemy went into effect. This agreement was secretly negotiated at secret meetings by a secret Presidential trip, and a secretive Secretary of State.
The entire world saw it happen. The entire world minus Vladimir Putin that is.
Evidently there is no longer a valid requirement to be able to diagram a sentence, pass basic English Composition--say on the sixth grade level, nor have any command of what used to be understood as "context" to land a job at CNN or NBC these days.
So what do a bunch of Colorado nuns, an illegal immigrant lawyer, and the rest of America all have in common?
At the end of a second week of--what can only be described as--an abysmal public relations failure, Arts & Entertainment Television revealed something very intriguing to the watching world. Their foolish action in the (non-)issue of Phil Robertson, exposed three rather profound lessons that voters and candidates would be very advised to pay attention to.
This week A&E television made one of the dumbest business moves in the history of broadcast media.
If there ever existed a city, where the practice of the day was to line up ten mothers, alongside one of their children, and to purposely kill more than four of those children, you might imagine an incoming mayoral candidate would have an opinion about that.
This past week the most prominent teachers' unions made it painfully obvious, they are on the side of the sex offender, rapist, and murderer who has been convicted.