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Victory From the Jaws of Defeat

In a world where injustice, betrayal, and treachery seem to run rampant, there is wisdom and hope to be gleaned from a story recorded in the earliest centuries of human history. In ancient times, Jacob...

Choosing to Fight for Good or Evil

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Throughout history, many have fought for what is good and helpful while others have fought for what is evil and hurtful. What we choose to fight for or against is the ultimate expression of...

Getting Rid of Lying Lizards

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In 1946, C.S. Lewis published a book titled "The Great Divorce," which was not about divorce. The book is an allegory or fantasy about several ghost-like characters who were invited to leave a state...

The Toxic Worldview That Changed Its Name

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In the book 1984, by George Orwell, the totalitarian government established branches of control called ministries. The ministries were named the exact opposite of their actual function—the Ministry of Peace was in charge of...

Five Insidious Attacks on Truth and Freedom

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In the historical novel based on true events, The Last Green Valley, some of those fleeing communist rule were depicted as follows: Emil did not care about politics or who controlled the land he and...

The Biden Blizzard: Always Winter, Never Christmas

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The Left hates Christmas. For years they have been fighting it, not even wanting us to say the word, "Christmas." They will tolerate "Happy Holidays" or "Season's Greetings," but not "Merry Christmas." This year...

Killing the Golden Goose

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Aesop's Fable number 87 is titled, The Goose With The Golden Eggs. There are several versions of this story, but the gist of it is as follows: One day a countryman going to the nest...

‘Let’s Go Brandon’ May Save the Constitution

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There was a time when it seemed reasonable to consider progressive ideas. There was a time when it was possible to believe that the Biden administration might do something good. Suddenly, those times have...

Tonight, We Will Tell Them the Truth

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The other day I asked a friend if he had heard about the Biden Administration accusing parents of being domestic terrorists for attempting to protect their children from Marxist indoctrination. He responded that he...

Why They Always Lie, Part 2

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The book of Genesis gives an account of what led up to the great flood as follows: And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of...