Business headlines prattle that the long range trend of women entering into the labor force is slowing down, and that they aren’t coming back fast enough from the pandemic.  Writers fret about what’s holding them back.  A common claim is that there isn’t enough day care.

 

I like immigrants and favor generous immigration policies, but also border security.  The arguments against border security escape me.  I have heard that anyone who wants safe borders must hate immigrants, but this certainly doesn’t describe me.

“The only remedy to racist discrimination is antiracist discrimination.  The only remedy to past discrimination is present discrimination.  The only remedy to present discrimination is future discrimination.”  -- Ibram X. Kendi, How to Be an Antiracist (2019), p. 19.

 

Then the dragon was angry with the woman, and went off to make war on the rest of her offspring – Revelations 12:17.

Some of the lesson plans for Pride Week in my public school district this year included Coming Out and Pronouns Days for students in middle school, and promoting the idea of being non-binary to children as young as five.

 

Query:

I have been wondering about self-evident first principles.  They can’t be proven, because you can’t deduce them from other truths.  So what makes them true and self-evident?

 

 

Query:

The sense that I might die really has me questioning my faith and my certainty of heaven. 

I wasn’t afraid when I was a Protestant, believing that “once saved always saved.”  I remember the freedom and peace I felt knowing that it was a done deal.

 

The author of a book on why most kids don’t need to go to college was on television explaining that “most students don't need things like liberal arts or gender studies.”

There he lost me.