INSOMNIA

“In Celebrity Apprentice, the men’s cooking team did not impress the judges from Omaha steaks, but you recognized that this was a lack of leadership, so you fired Gary Busey. These are the kinds of decisions that would keep me up at night. Well-handled, sir. Well-handled.” Barack Obama, Annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, April 30th, […]

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WHY HE WON

A (slightly biased) look at why Donald Trump won the 2016 election: 1. Trump was very well known, being a popular TV ‘reality’ show host for the previous 14 years on national television. 2. He began his campaign amid controversy and outrageous statements designed to inflame public fears about terrorism and encourage racial mistrust, when […]

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WHY SHE LOST

An objective look at why Hillary Clinton lost the recent election: 1. Clinton did not win the ‘popular vote’ where it really counted: Democrats only won 21 states, while the Republicans won 29 – including Florida, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Ohio & Michigan, which were the ‘key’ states where she had to get a majority […]

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WHEN A MAN WORKS

“Now, when a man works, his wages are not credited to him as a gift, but as an obligation.” Romans 4:4 On Sunday night of November 13th, during a wide-ranging interview with Lesley Stahl of CBS’s 60 Minutes, US president-elect Donald Trump may have produced his scariest promise/threat to the country since being elected, when […]

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Fall Chills, Winter Kills

With today’s fitting Sunday announcement that the President Elect has named Reince Priebus [the current head of the RNC] as his soon-to-be Presidential Chief of Staff, and also chosen Steve Bannon [the (former?) head of Breitbart News] as Chief White House Strategist and Senior Presidential Counselor, it was a wonderful day for prayer here in […]

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WAKING UP

In trying to come to grips with what has just taken place in our recent politics, one thing has quickly become apparent – Donald Trump is a master manipulator. He lies on purpose & with intent. And he is cunning about it. And that means that we need to go back and review everything we […]

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THE CRISIS

“THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with […]

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