Lingerie, Abortion and Christians … Oh My!

My friend Mel Warbington shared this with me via email. This video was made and sponsored by a lingerie company in Thailand, Wacoal. It reminded me of a story a pastor friend of mine told many, many years ago. He was lamenting that Christians had fallen into the same traps they so often condemned in [...]

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What Joy Has Been Set Before YOU?

I’m always intrigued when I find biblical truths embedded in daily life. Take, for example, the old saying “What goes around, comes around!” It is one way man articulates the truth found in Galatians 6:7, “Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows” (NIV) Another such statement reads, “A [...]

The Establishment GOP Didn’t Fight to End ObamaCare – and Now They Can’t …

Last week, when the establishment GOP betrayed the faith placed in it to keep its promise to defeat ObamaCare, may have been its last chance to do so. There are excuses.  ”We all voted not to support ObamaCare!” This is not a new GOP mantra. Neither is it the same thing as doing everything you [...]

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Thanks Roger Goodell for Ruining the NFL … I’m Outta Here …

By nature, I am a passionate person. That passion has led, over 57 years, to strong attachments to hobbies, pastimes and leisure activities that I made time for in a schedule that always has more to put in it than time to hold it all and an equally limited pool of discretionary spending funds. For [...]

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Top 10 Reasons the GOP Will Win the Government Shutdown Staring Contest … If It Holds

If you haven’t heard, Democrat President Barack Obama and Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have shut down the government representing the other 329,999,998 Americans … The shutdown has produced the mother-of-all-impasses in a staring contest which neither side appears ready or willing to break by blinking first … For the GOP, however, there is [...]

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Darrell Issa, Twitter, Jim Cooper and the Dems’ “Walkout” on the Families of Benghazi Victims

It’s the little things that get you. For online communication, Twitter, which limits users to 140 characters per message, is the tiny “go -to” inadvertent creator of huge events. Consider last Thursday’s duo of tweets by Darrell Issa, Chair of the House Oversight Committee (Tweet One and Tweet Two) on the matter of attendance by [...]

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Tennessee’s Federal Delegation on Defunding ObamaCare via a Continuing Resolution

(UPDATED – Post was updated to report some actual votes cast and statements released after the vote) Over recent months, Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) have proposed the idea of fighting a piece of legislation with which they have concerns by not authorizing funds to pay for its implementation. President Obama’s signature [...]

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Let’s Help President Obama Fund WWIII, The Most Progressive War Evah …

There’s a new KickStart campaign out to help the President fund his war by raising $1.6T. This is no heartless 1% Republican war. This is the most Progressive war ever covering 99% of the planet with environmentally friendly bombs and hybrid tanks bringing lots of shock and lots of “Awwwww…” Why? That’s the BEST part [...]

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Tennessee’s Federal Delegation on the Use of Force in Syria

Last week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 10-7-1 to send the idea of using force in Syria to the full Senate for a vote. This week the House and Senate return from the August recess. Both chambers will take up the issue. The president, for his part has been interviewed by all the major [...]

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TN’s Legislators Move the Ball Forward Despite Opposition and Distraction

In the midst of national stories such as the trainwreck that is the Affordable Care Act and the President’s stated intention of staging a military drive-by shooting in Syria it is easy to lose track of and sight of the reality that there is still good work being done by legislators here in Tennessee. Just [...]

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