Black Americans, Freedom, and Gratitude

by baldilocks Originally posted in 2012 at my old blog. Slightly edited. Consider it a glancing commentary on reparations for the descendants of American slavery. Short version: I'm against it. All debts in the matter are paid. Recently, I had a misunderstanding with a Facebook friend about a comment I left on her page.  My … Continue reading Black Americans, Freedom, and Gratitude

The Baltic Sea…Europe’s South China Sea equivalent

BALTOPS 2018 participants As NATO celebrates its 70th anniversary, the media focus continues to be on whether President Trump will leave NATO. I don't view that as highly likely, but I do think he is going to continue his march towards rewarding countries that contribute to the alliance, while continuing negative rhetoric towards those that … Continue reading The Baltic Sea…Europe’s South China Sea equivalent

Unplanned Abortion’s “The China Syndrome”

There has been a lot of effort by a lot of people to keep you from seeing the movie "Unplanned". Networks have refused ads, celebs have attacked the film, there have been twitter shenanigans and to the surprise of nobody the mainstream media's reviews of the movie "Unplanned" are full of dismissive critique with the … Continue reading Unplanned Abortion’s “The China Syndrome”

Lenten Reflections 5th Saturday of Lent Highs an Lows

One of the hardest things about Christianity, at least to me can be the highs and the lows. The highs when you see the works of God all around you and are inspired to do his will and the lows when it appears all trace of God has disappeared from the world around you and … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 5th Saturday of Lent Highs an Lows