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Last night President Trump touted economic news that should warm the hearts of most Americans. Those of us who have experienced bouts of unemployment know how much of a gut-wrenching episode that can be. But there were many unhappy about the news of a robust economy. Continue Reading »

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THE NEW PURITANISM AND ITS VICTIMS.

By Paul Merkley.

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The crude hedonism that overtook our popular culture in the 1960s is now turning-back upon itself and issuing in a new Puritanism, promoted by a new generation of accusers and punishers.  Continue Reading »

Democratic historian Arthur Schlesinger dismissed President Ronald Reagan’s belief that the Soviet Union was nearing economic collapse. On his trip to Moscow in the early 1980s, Schlesinger claimed to have “found more goods in the shops, more food in the markets, more cars on the street – more of almost everything, except, for some reason, caviar.” Continue Reading »

ANDREW SCHEER’S VISION

By Paul Merkley.

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We are rapidly moving away from the notion that political parties in a democracy listen to the opinion of the people and serve as vehicles of their will. The thinking now is that political parties serve as enforcers of correct thinking. Continue Reading »

CONSEQUENCES

CONSEQUENCES:

An Unanswerable Defense of the Study of History

By Paul Merkley.

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Christianity is essentially a historical religion.  It bases its claims on the historical facts it asserts.  If these are demolished, it is nothing.  A Christian with faith has nothing to fear from facts [Paul Johnson, History of Christianity, ix-x.]   Continue Reading »

CLOSING DOWN CHRISTMAS AT ITS SOURCE.

by Paul Merkley.

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I have been ordered to fight against the people until they testify that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and that Muhammad is Allah’s Prophet, and offer prayers and give obligatory charity, so if they perform all that, then they save their lives and property. (From the “Sayings” (ahadith ) of Muhammad.)

 

The Muslim campaign to extirpate Christianity has been inaugurated at the place of the birth of Jesus– and no one seems to have noticed.    Continue Reading »

UP TO JERUSALEM

UP TO JERUSALEM

By  Paul Merkley.

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BBCNews has a long history of hostility towards Israel and of up -front promotion of the “Palestinian” narrative. Continue Reading »