A Bad Place

  The assumption that spending more of the taxpayer’s money will make things better has survived all kinds of evidence that it has made things worse. The black family- which survived slavery, discrimination, poverty, wars and depressions- began to come apart as the federal government moved in with its well-financed programs to “help.” Thomas Sowell…

Hypercatastrophic Cardiomyopathy

  A recurring diagnosis in Scripture, as the augmented title suggests, is the enlarged and unresponsive heart. We can read accounts when God brings into certain character’s lives situations which reveal the true condition of that character’s heart. I am reminded of Pharaoh and the Exodus account. Pharaoh, you will recall, wanted Israel to remain…

The Final Protest

  “The whole world is watching” was a chant by antiwar demonstrators outside the Conrad Hilton Hotel the evening of August 28 during the 1968 Democrat National Convention in Chicago -Wikipedia “Prologue, August 29, 1968”   If you lived through the 60s as I have you will remember the numerous protests across the nation. If…

The Life of the Party

The office of the Director of Behavioral Management Services (BMS), Social Sciences Division, Administration Building No. 1 of 20, Government Dept. of Social Services, Godwin Ave., Washington D.C.: A knock on the door. A voice from inside, “Come in.” “Life Coach Tidd reporting sir.” “How did it go today, Tidd? Have a seat.” “Thank you,…

Don’t Show Up. Be There!

Do you know the Olympics motto?  “Citius, Altius, Fortius” (Latin for “Faster, Higher, Stronger”) I bet you know Nike’s motto just from their swipe logo:  “Just Do It.” Why as Americans have we turned from away from meritocracy toward a progressive Disneyland of ‘equal’ ‘happy’ outcomes? Is it because of laziness? Perhaps. Is it due to…

Income Inequality Anonymous

 “Hello, my name is Jennifer. I am addicted to income inequality.”  Group: “Hello Jennifer.”  Group Leader: “We’ve asked Jennifer here tonight to please tell us her story, how she deals with income inequality addiction.”  “Thank you for the invite Charis and Irene!”  “Well, my income inequality addiction began at a very early age. At five…