Pearl Harbor

    On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese warplanes launched from six large aircraft carriers struck the United States Pacific Fleet as it lay peacefully anchored in Pearl Harbor.  It was a devastating blow leading to the death of more than two thousand sailors, soldiers, and civilians and the destruction or crippling of […]

Silent Sam

Final arrangements were recently concluded for the disposition of the statue Silent Sam, a memorial to the thousands of North Carolinians who fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War.  Silent Sam had been ripped from his pedestal on the University of North Carolina campus during a demonstration in 2018.  Recently, many other Confederate monuments […]

An Extraordinary Life

November 30 marks the birthday of one of the great men of modern history. Winston Randolph Churchill was born on November 30, 1864, into a distinguished English family. Through his father, Lord Randolph Churchill, Winston was a direct descendent of John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, hero of the wars against Louis XIV of France in the early 18th […]

Thanksgiving

Praise God From Whom All Blessings F!ow George Washington University was promoting one of its professor’s new books just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The book, by professor David Silverman, pushes the narrative that Thanksgiving is a “myth,” and should be considered a “day of mourning” spent reflecting on “genocide.” The professor added that “white America’s […]

Faith of Our Fathers

    Some months ago I posted an article in defense of the Christian Faith.  Here I am reposting the article with some additions, subtractions and modifications.  I do this because to me, and I hope to you, it is the most important subject in the world.  I believe it a matter of life and […]

The Opposition

Trump’s greatest strength in 2020 is the weakness of the opposition. A large number of Democrats are contending for their party’s Presidential nomination in 2020.  At one time there were as many as 25, but many have dropped out of the race.  Realistically, unless we have a late entry by Hillary Clinton or Michael Bloomberg, […]

Trump: An Evaluation

At this moment the House of Representative is holding hearings to determine if President Trump should be impeached.  I believe it highly likely that the Democrat controlled House will impeach him for pressuring the Ukrainian government to investigate Joseph Biden,  American citizen and potential political opponent in the 2020 Presidential election.  Perhaps Trump is guilty […]