Month: July 2010

Pursuit of Happiness–The Biblical Understanding

To the man who pleases Him, God gives wisdom, knowledge, and happiness, but to the sinner He gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases God. [Ecclesiastes 2:26] For he [God] has so intimately connected, so inseparably interwoven the laws of eternal justice with the happiness of each individual, that the latter cannot be attained but by observing the former; and, if the former be punctually obeyed, it cannot but… Read more »

Correcting a False Perception

I like Glenn Beck very much. He has helped a lot of people understand some basic principles. That’s why I was disappointed a couple weeks ago when he mentioned Whittaker Chambers in a negative way. I’m convinced it’s due to ignorance of what Chambers accomplished, and that he just passed along something his staff gave him. To help remedy that, I wrote a post for Big Government to correct the false perception he may have. You can see it at… Read more »

Friday Potpourri

Aren’t you glad we’re in the Summer of Recovery? Now that it’s gotten that label, we know how we’re supposed to feel. Don’t you think it’s kind of strange, though, to label it as such and then be told by Vice President Biden that we’ll never recover those eight million lost jobs? Gives you all kinds of confidence in the administration, doesn’t it? I have an idea. How about just allowing the private sector to create those jobs instead of… Read more »

Supreme Decisions

This seems to be Supreme Court week. First, we have the confirmation hearings for Elena Kagan, then two decisions are handed down by the Court that have significant ramifications, one for good, the other just the opposite. The good: the Second Amendment has survived the scrutiny of the Court—how nice of them to decide it’s really there. By a slim 5-4 decision, the Court declared that the right to keep and bear arms applies to states and cities, too, thereby… Read more »