Category Archives: terrorism

Mother Nature winds up

I have a sinking feeling that Mother Nature is gearing up to show us, yet again, that it’s not nice to try to fool her or to abuse her. The toll could be billions. I’m not just talking about climate … Continue reading

Posted in Creation Care, deathworks, domestic terrorism, Foreign Affairs, Literature, Poverty, terrorism

Our great death struggle

Don’t go anywhere near the New York Times OpEd page on the internet today if you think there absolutely, categorically, no relation between Donald Trump and domestic terrorism. Ross Douthat, David Brooks, Michelle Goldberg, David Leonhart, and Charles Blow all … Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), antipluralism, deathworks, domestic terrorism, Pluralism, terrorism | Tagged

White nationalist terrorism

Looking for anti-terrorist law enforcement, yes, but also for a reconciler. Continue reading

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Edifying and unedifying

Honoring the troops, faux and for real, and more edifying educational efforts. Continue reading

Posted in Education, Life political issues, Political Matters, terrorism, war

Potpourri 11/10/18

I indulged my urge to travel from October 29 through election day, with a long transcontinental flight back on Wednesday. Time didn’t permit keeping up with news, let alone commenting. I’ve spent too much time trying to “catch up.” Aware, … Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, conservatism, Evangelicalism, liberalism, progressivism, terrorism, Uncategorized | Tagged

Friday, part II, 9/21/18

Sundries to get off my desk. Continue reading

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Parkland

A commitment to tell the truth doesn’t mean one must blurt out just any true thing that comes to mind. But we’re at risk, it seems to me, of unduly valorizing the survivors of the Parkland high school shooting, which … Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, terrorism

The age of bloodless assassination

[C]harges of bigotry function these days in the same way assassinations did during the 1930s. George Orwell was disgusted by the ideological brutality he witnessed while serving on the Republican side during the Spanish Civil War. One did not discuss; … Continue reading

Posted in Gaying away the Pray, grievance mongering, Paradox, progressivism, terrorism, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Transvaluation of Values, Virtue signaling

The latest school shooting

Two takes: We discuss motives, but isn’t it always the same motive? “I have murder in my heart.” Why do so many Americans have murder in their hearts? … We know. We all say it privately, but it’s so obvious … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Legalia, Rights Talk, terrorism | Tagged

Second-hand Random, Bold Predictions for 2018

Dwight Longnecker makes his Random, Bold Predictions for 2018, disclaiming the prophet’s mantle in a sort of caveat emptor. Excerpts (wistful, not random): 5. The Sexual Revolution will fizzle out. Hugh Hefner is dead and buried next to Marilyn Monroe. … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Islam, Sexualia, terrorism