Follow-Up to “Impeach Him”

  A dear daughter-in law responded to my post “Impeach Him.”  I thought it would be good to post part of her response and my reaction to it. HER RESPONSE: “I acknowledge that Trump has moved forward on the goals you identified. However, he has such an objectionable and undignified personality, he makes such outlandish […]

Impeach Him!

Today I was with a group of men discussing various subjects of interest.  It is a mixed group, intelligent and fairly well-informed, and I usually enjoy the interchange, Today, it frightened me. One topic that came up for discussion was the possible impeachment of President Trump.  It seemed obvious that many of the men, perhaps […]

When Hell Froze Over

Those of you who have lived by a large body of water know how incredibly cold it can be in mid-winter when the wind blows over the water.  It seems to penetrate to the very bone.  Many years ago I served briefly in the naval reserve, and I experienced a cruise in the North Atlantic.  […]

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive.”  Sir Walter Scott I am continually reminded of this phrase as we listen to the back and forth between Democrats and Republicans over President Trump and his possible impeachment.  What tangled webs of lies and half-truths are spun before us.  There are […]

Evolution Revisited

 In previous posts I mentioned my serious doubts about the adequacy of neo-Darwinian theory of evolution to explain the origin and evolution of life on Earth.  For example, read my recent post “The Origin of Life.” There is no intent to beat the subject to death, but I, a non-scientist, find that I share doubts […]

BIAS

A portion of this post is a repeat of something I wrote months ago.  I hate to be repetitive, but the accuracy of the following statement is something that should be understood by every truth-seeking American citizen. American news reports are extremely biased. There have been complaints about the liberal bias of network news and […]

Whom the Gods Would Destroy

In 1875 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow penned the words, “Whom the Gods would destroy they first make mad.”  An earlier version of this thought appeared in Sophocles play Antigone. As the classical Greek dramatist phrased it, “Evil appears as good in the minds of those whom God leads to destruction.” Either phrase could aptly be applied […]