The Real Skinny

During the 1950s I first heard the term “the real skinny.”  This appellation was used to describe what were believed to be the “true facts” about any subject under discussion.   During the past month or more I have read everything I could about our current political situation.  I have read liberal/progressive commentators, and I […]

More on Democracy

During a recent roundtable a participant seemed to suggest that it was somehow wrong that far more than half of our American senators represent considerably less than half of the American electorate.  A senator from Wyoming represents approximately 600 thousand people, whereas a senator from California represents almost 40 million.  Twenty senators represent more constituents […]

In the Ministry

  Two ministers were having dinner at a farmer’s home during a certain church conference.  The farmer’s wife cooked three chickens, saying to her husband that their children could dine on the remains after the visitors were gone.  But the ministers wolfed the chickens bare.  After dinner, the farmer showed his guests around the farm, […]

Hypocrisy

Definition of a hypocrite: A person who puts on a false appearance of virtue or religion; or,  a person who acts in contradiction to his or her stated beliefs or feelings. Professing Christians are often accused of being hypocrites, but is that accusation justified? Yes, some individuals who identify themselves as Christian are hypocrites and […]

Romney’s Conscience

I was surprised that Senator Romney voted Donald Trump guilty of abuse of power, one of the two articles of impeachment brought against the President by the House of Representatives.  Romney was the only Republican senator voting to convict the President on either article.  Otherwise it was strictly a party line vote. I believe Romney […]

Impeachment, A Postmortem

The impeachment trial of Donald Trump will end Wednesday night, February 5, 2020, with the President’s acquittal.  It was a forgone conclusion.  Any Democrat Party leader with even a smidgen of intelligence knew that a Republican Senate was not going to produce the 67 votes required to convict the President and throw him out of […]

E Pluribus Unum

 In an earlier post entitled “The Master Race” I described how Adolph Hitler’s insane racial theories led to the death of millions of people, with the European Jews suffering most severely from this madness.  I also posited the thought that the truth is exactly opposite from what Hitler believed.  True racial superiority is not to […]