A Trap and a Snare

More than two decades ago I served as a full-time recruiter for the Army National Guard. I had done damage to my government vehicle. The brass above me wanted me to resign. Definitely not. When that did not work they wanted me to pay for the value of the car, which they would retain. Definitely […]

Henry B. Gonzalez, Honest Politician

I’m no Democrat, and given their utter failure to represent their constituents, I shall never again align myself with Republicans. Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez was certainly a Democrat, but one I admired immensely. I was 10 years of age when he was ejected from Camp Warnecke in New Braunfels, Texas in 1955, in keeping with […]

The God of this land

Many of us have become fair weather patriots, forgetting the terrible cost paid for the freedoms we enjoy. Today, Godlessness threatens, wherein the majority of good, God fearing men and women, seemingly cower before a small minority who actively oppose the very mention of God in our schools and public places. Fair weather patriots, in […]

Loftiness of purpose in that high office, even the Presidency of the United States

“First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen, he was second to none in humble and enduring scenes of private life. Pious, just, humane, temperate, and sincere; uniform, dignified, and commanding; his example was as edifying to all around him as were the effects of that example lasting. . […]

A Very Important Election

Tomorrow we will see a very important election in Israel. Our administration has had people on the ground in Israel canvassing for votes to oust Mr. Netanyahu from power. What a tragedy for Israel, the Middle East, and eventually Europe and the United States, if they succeed, and if, with our administration’s acquiescence, Iran acquires […]

All the water in the world…

We are what we think. As the scripture says, “As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.” We must learn then, to discipline our thoughts. We look to the Light, even Jesus Christ, and ponder; what would He have us do? In a society which daily becomes more tolerant of filth, we must […]

In Jeopardy from Within

In Jeopardy from Within What has happened to that which is lovely and good? What has happened to the pleasant world of my childhood, when virtue was extolled? When did the word liberty, become perverted to mean freedom to flout morality and propriety, with none to protest? What has happened to the strength which comes […]