Category Archives: politics

Review: The Gulag Archipelago

Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr. The Gulag Archipelago: A Literary Investigation I-II. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1974 [1973]. Few books are written with raw, electric energy. Solzhenitsyn’s work can only be labeled as a testimony to the 20th century and its … Continue reading

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An update on alt-right (and why I’m not)

This comes around every now and then.  When Alt Right came on the scene in 2016 (It was actually there in 2010), it was interesting because it was funny to watch CNN get triggered by Pepe memes. And I read … Continue reading

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Review: Grudem, Politics According to the Bible

Grudem, Wayne. Politics According to the Bible. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010. This book was a pleasure to read. It combined warm piety with robust, pinpointing analysis. It addressed almost every relevant issue. As it was written in 2010, it is … Continue reading

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Grudem on Economics

From Politics According to the Bible. Thesis: The Bible defends a system where property belongs to the people (262).  This is implied in 8th commandment. “On reason why communism is so incredibly dehumanizing is that when private property is abolished, govt … Continue reading

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Wayne Grudem on Patriotism

This is from his Politics According to the Bible. He has a great section on a godly patriotism. Nations are legitimate because: God has established nations on the earth (Gen. 10, Acts 17:26; Job 12.23). Nations divide and disperse govt power … Continue reading

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Review: Roswell and the Reich

Farrell, Joseph.  Roswell and the Reich.  Adventures Unlimited. Establishing the Problem The Roswell investigation functions as a dialectic.  Either the event is so extraordinary that it could only be from outer space, or it is so terrestrial, and hence ordinary, and … Continue reading

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The Day the earth stands still (Gilbert and Peck)

More people believe in UFOs than in God.  Rather, more people believe in UFOs than in the traditional understanding of God. That is why there is an urgent need for Christians to give thoughtful, kind, yet firm responses to the … Continue reading

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Review: LBJ and the Conspiracy to Kill Kennedy

Farrell argues there was a “coalescence of interests” in Kennedy’s murder.  There was no single group. This means that other Kennedy researchers are probably right but do not have the whole picture.  Kennedy analysis breaks down along the following lines: … Continue reading

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The Ritual Assassination (Kennedy Files, 3)

Chapter 5: The Alchemy of Assassination: Ritual Magic and Masonic Symbolism Key argument: The goal of alchemy is to create, “via a magical operation, a transformation of consciousness in a group of individuals” (191). Farrell draws heavily upon Michael Hoffman’s … Continue reading

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Anti-Federalist Papers

The Structure of the Book Itself Overall it is hit and miss. Ketcham gives a VERY detailed review of the Constitutional Convention (180 pages).  If you have read The Federalist Papers then you can probably skip it.  He does provide … Continue reading

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