November 13, 2019 @ 8:45 AM
As is often the case in today's America, most Americans fail to see through the facade of things to the substance of things. For instance, most Americans will view today's beginning of public impeachment hearings through the prism of their political partisanship. Their opinion of the proceedings will be based on their political persuasion and whether they adore or abhor President Trump. Yet, the weightier matter, which poses the potential to imperil our representative republic, is not even being weighed on the scales of today’s public opinion polls.
At the close of the 1787 Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got—a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin ............
November 9, 2019 @ 6:30 AM
There are only three divinely ordained institutions in our world, the government, the church, and the oldest of the three, the home. Every civilization in the history of the world has been built upon the home. If the home flourished, the civilization flourished. If the home decayed, the civilization decayed. And whenever the home collapsed, the collapse of the civilization quickly ensued.
For decades now the home has been under assault in America. It is as though our nation is suicidally determined to slit the wrists of its core institution. It all began in the sixties with the Sexual Revolution. Whereas past propriety restricted sex to the sanctity of a lifelong and loving marital relationship, which alone provides for the............