A Short Lessen In U. S. Politics

In this week’s Newsweek is an explanation of why U. S. politics swings one way then swings another.  It’s not a new idea, but it is presented in a refreshing way.  It is that Democrats and Republicans each have challenges electing Presidents and majorities. Republicans have the bigger advantage in getting elected.  But they have…
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Sometimes Nothin’s Better Than Somethin’

If you asked most Freethinkers what they know about to origin of the materials that eventually formed the universe, or, about the great purpose we human beings are here on this planet to serve, I think I know what they would answer.  Nothing. Many people might object to this nothingness and say, “It’s better to…
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Will Christopher Hitchens Find Jesus?

Christopher Hitchens is an atheist author and commentator on many topics.  He has been called a gleeful provacatuer.   Now he is incurably ill.  The question some are asking is, “Will he become a Christian to save his soul?” I don’t know.  He says that would be impossible, but he is a complex guy and sometimes takes…
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The Federalist Papers And Politics Today

A while back on another discussion site, a group of us were arguing the old question, “Is the U. S. a ‘Christian Nation’”.  One guy posted that the absolute proof  the founding fathers intended this to be a Christian nation can be found in the Federalist Papers. The Federalist Papers were a series of essays written and published in the…
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Bible Says Spread The Word. Please. Don’t

My wife and I volunteer at a local food pantry.  While she and a few others spend time there nearly every day, the rest of the work is done by shifts of people who volunteer once every few months. It takes an army of people doing the unglamerous work sorting and lifting to keep that…
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