Time’s Person of the Year Simon the Likeable (Pope Francis 1st)

Craig:  ...his weight with the commoners could unbalance everything. The Balliols will kiss his ass, so we must. Braveheart 1995 He’s obviously a nice man, therefore a dangerous man. We don’t want nice men in the Vatican. Richard Dawkins on Pope Francis On the old Get Smart TV series  there was a character called Simon … Continue reading Time’s Person of the Year Simon the Likeable (Pope Francis 1st)

Venezuela vs Ukraine: Why we won’t see the protests in Caracas

The Ukrainians are revolting, in a big way: After their president Viktor Yanukovych essentially sided with Putin and gave the European Union the raspberry by withdrawing from the EU association agreement just as it was due to be signed last month, hundreds of thousands of protestors gathered in Kiev, blocked and occupied government buildings, and … Continue reading Venezuela vs Ukraine: Why we won’t see the protests in Caracas

The real question: South Africa under the ANC

 People who say, “I vote for the man, not the party” are therefore fools, blown around by the wind and prone to believe whatever they see on TV, because when you vote for the man, you get the party RS McCain: Pulling at the other end of the Rope Now that the Mandela memorial service … Continue reading The real question: South Africa under the ANC

Eyes Front

Last week, when President Obama reverted to the topic of “income inequality,” I was reminded of one of things I used to complain about to God. Why did people who were “worse” sinners than I get the things I’ve always wanted but didn’t have? Christians are exhorted to keep their eyes on Jesus—the Way, the … Continue reading Eyes Front