I have in the past written about billionaire businessman and philanthropist Charles Koch’s laudable views of business ethics, service, and free market economics. Today, he continues to delight with a critique of American politics based on consistent principle. In an interview with MSNBC, Koch answered how he felt about the alleged defenders of the free […]
A great new article by Bruce Bartlett for The American Conservative makes the case that “Obama is a Republican.” Shocking as that may sound to many conservatives who believe Obama is the worst communist since Stalin, the facts of the case should lead us to consider a deeper problem. While I agree with the “Republican” […]
We are by now familiar with the list of tyrannies that the new King would impose upon the people (1 Sam. 8): conscription for military service and civil service, a military-industrial complex, taxation, confiscation of property, slavery, etc. What we learn from the following two chapters is the defective type of man who is right […]
In the made-for-TV-movie Brian’s Song (1971), we gain a glimpse of two very different men who become inseparable friends in life and devoted to one another in death. Brian Piccolo (James Caan) and Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) played for the Chicago Bears.
Leslie Nielson was dead: to begin with. The great ship had capsized when the wave crashed over its port side and now it was slowly sinking. The passengers left inside were faced with a decision: fore or aft? Two leaders arose, each with a persuasive answer to the dilemma. It was up to the passengers […]