Monthly Archives: May 2020

Book Write-Up: Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism, Kissinger on the Couch

Donald T. Critchlow. Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism: A Woman’s Crusade. Princeton University Press, 2005. Phyllis Schlafly and Chester Ward. Kissinger on the Couch. Arlington, 1975. Here are some thoughts and observations about these two books. A. How did Phyllis … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Psalm 23:6 and Psalm 40

Here are some items from church this morning. A. The theme of the service was Psalm 23:6: “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD … Continue reading

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Booknotes: In Trump We Trust, Resistance Is Futile, Godless (Ann Coulter)

(Note: These reviews were written a while back. For Ann Coulter’s latest views on Trump, see here.) A. Ann Coulter. In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome! Sentinel, 2016. Ann Coulter wrote this book during the 2016 Presidential election. In … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: Deficit Non-Disaster; Unafraid Phyllis; Norma McCorvey; Trump’s New Press Secretary

Mises Institute: “The Federal Deficit Is Setting New Records as Spending Explodes,” by Ryan McMaken. Why has the U.S. Government been able to go into the red year after year, without the occurrence of the perils that are usually associated … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Facts about Communism and Our Churches, by Billy James Hargis

Billy James Hargis. The Facts about Communism and Our Churches. Christian Crusade, 1962. See here to purchase the book. Billy James Hargis was a conservative anti-Communist preacher, in the vein of such organizations as the John Birch Society. This book … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: Solutions, Public Transit, Ahmaud Arbery, Safe Haven, Foreign Aid, Mrs. America

Here is a Current Events Write-Up: Transcript of ABC This Week, May 17, 2020. One of my Sunday rituals is to tape and watch ABC This Week. On weekdays, I now watch NBC News with Lester Holt, since he is … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Psalm 41 and 23:5a

Here are some items from church this morning: A. The Bible study class was about Psalm 41. According to the pastor, the setting for this Psalm was the rebellion of David’s son Absalom against King David. David is sick and … Continue reading

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“Ask China” — Triablogue

1. It’s obvious the reporter was asking Trump a loaded question. Baiting Trump. Of course, the mainstream media doesn’t focus on her loaded question. Just Trump’s response. 232 more words via “Ask China” — Triablogue

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Book Write-Up: Martin Dies’ Story, by Martin Dies

Martin Dies. Martin Dies’ Story. Bookmailer, 1963. See here to buy the book. Martin Dies was a Texas Democratic congressman who, from 1937 to 1944, chaired what became the House Committee on Un-American Activities, or HUAC. HUAC was created to … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Psalm 51; Rod and Staff

Here are some items for church this morning: A. The Bible class was about Psalm 51. Psalm 51 is David’s prayer of repentance after his adultery with Bathsheba. There are two psalms that relate to this: Psalm 32 and Psalm … Continue reading

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