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FAIR: The Media Myth of ‘Once Prosperous’ and Democratic Venezuela Before Chávez

Some noteworthy passages: “It began on February 27, 1989. Venezuelan security forces killed hundreds, and possibly thousands, of poor people over a five-day period. The poor had risen up in revolt against an IMF-imposed “structural adjustment” program that involved stiff … Continue reading

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Elder Platform for California

“Elder says his top priorities as governor would be reducing the cost of housing—second highest in the nation—by rescinding California’s lengthy environmental review process, ending the state’s rolling blackouts by halting the closure of the state’s last nuclear facility and … Continue reading

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Books Write-Up: Obadiah, Jonah and Micah; Letters for the Church; the Paradox of Sonship

I will be catching up on book reviews in this post. IVP Academic sent me complimentary copies of these books. My reviews are honest! A. Daniel C. Timmer. Obadiah, Jonah and Micah. IVP Academic, 2021. Go here to purchase the … Continue reading

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Common Dreams: Biden Applauded for Executive Order Targeting ‘Insidious’ Anti-Worker Practices

“‘The measures encouraged by this EO represent a wish list progressives and other pro-competition advocates have been promoting for years, and in some cases decades,’ David Segal, director of the Demand Progress Education Fund, said in a statement. “‘From a ban … Continue reading

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Booknotes: Shanghai Conspiracy, The Mission of Demythologizing

Some booknotes: A. Major General Charles Willoughby. Shanghai Conspiracy: The Sorge Spy Ring. Western Islands, 1965. This book was originally published in 1952. Charles Willoughby served as chief of intelligence under General Douglas MacArthur, who writes the introduction to this … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Path of Faith, by Brandon D. Crowe

Brandon D. Crowe. The Path of Faith: A Biblical Theology of Covenant and Law. IVP Academic, 2021. Go here to purchase the book. Brandon D. Crowe has a Ph.D. from Edinburgh and teaches New Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary. This … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Whole of Their Lives, by Benjamin Gitlow

Benjamin Gitlow. The Whole of Their Lives: Communism in America—-A Personal History and Intimate Portrayal of its Leaders. Western Islands, 1965. This book was originally published in 1948. Benjamin Gitlow was a former member of the Communist Party in the … Continue reading

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Glenn Greenwald: Questions About the FBI’s Role in 1/6 Are Mocked Because the FBI Shapes Liberal Corporate Media

Glenn Greenwald’s take on Tucker’s claim that FBI infiltrators instigated the January 6 capitol invasion. Two passages in particular stood out to me. https://greenwald.substack.com/p/questions-about-the-fbis-role-in “This reaction is particularly confounding given how often the FBI did exactly this during the first … Continue reading

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Books Write-Up: Worshiping with the Reformers; Understanding Gender Dysphoria

Here are some new book reviews. I received complimentary copies of these books from the publisher. My reviews are honest. A. Karin Maag. Worshiping with the Reformers. IVP Academic, 2021. Go here to purchase the book. Karin Maag has a … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Trinitarian Ethics of Jonathan Edwards, by William J. Dahaner Jr.

William J. Dahaner Jr. The Trinitarian Ethics of Jonathan Edwards. Westminster John Knox Press, 2004. This book is about the role of the Trinity in Jonathan Edwards’s thought. Some items: —-Jonathan Edwards employs a psychological analogy for the Trinity, likening … Continue reading

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