Liberalism, generally, favors a bigger government and higher taxes to pay for it, while conservatives advocate moving in the opposite direction: limited government and low taxes. Let’s face it. The government since FDR’s New Deal has gotten bigger. LBJ instituted the Great Society. By now conservatives say Uncle Sam is morbidly obese. But liberals claim the moral high ground.
Prince William of Orange invaded England, at the request of the English Parliament.
To call a nighttime meeting to depose a witness about the events in England shows how deeply connected the colonists were to the Old World.
William Clayton (1632-1689) is our great-grandfather ten generations back. Prudence Lankford is his wife and our great-grandmother. Let’s look at their lives.
Is she witty or reckless?
I have often heard confusing and confused uses of “turn the other cheek.” The saying seems so imbalanced and out of touch with reality, as it circulates around the world, out of context and isolated. Someone gets punched, and he is told to turn the other cheek.
I also hear pacifists say this to the government when it is about to respond to an attack. “Jesus said to ‘turn the other cheek.’ So how can we commit an act of violence in response?” It’s that last application I’m concerned about.
Do they take place today? Can you experience one? What is it?
It’s where we live in many quarters. We got to examine it.
Everybody seems to use the term. I’ve seen it in movie reviews. The scene was “deconstructed” nicely. But what does deconstruction mean?
Let’s face it. For much of the Twentieth Century and into the current one, we’ve been living in the Sneering Age among intellectuals. Or it could be called the Age of Contempt or the Age of Hyper-skepticism.
It’s good to know this Wilbourn was here so early.