The work of our lifetimes

OK, some days I have nothing to say because someone has already said it all better than I ever could. I devote my efforts today to urging you to go read Bari Weiss’ brilliant call to stand up for individual rights and freedom. “I realize the faddish thing to say these days is that weContinue reading “The work of our lifetimes”

Freedom and the things of state

This is the final entry in my latest journal, covering mid-September to the end of January. It’s been a tumultuous fall and winter “out there.” The bolshevik revolution is in full swing, and who knows how much longer I’ll be able to write and speak my mind? At least as long as people manufacture booksContinue reading “Freedom and the things of state”

Enough!

Enough! Enough shouting in anger and indignation and oh so outrage. Enough, sez I. Enough woe is me I wish life were easier. Enough crying how dark it is out there. Enough, enough, enough. Yep, we’ve all heard enough angry partisans to last us a lifetime. I’ve heard enough indignant mutterings to know you’re indignant.Continue reading “Enough!”

This is what freedom of speech sounds like

Circling back to something I wrote the other day. I’m not afraid to give voice to idiots with addled brains, because I believe in a marketplace of ideas the idiots will be seen for what they are, no matter how loudly they shout. To go a step further, sometimes someone who appears to be anContinue reading “This is what freedom of speech sounds like”

Alternatives to tyranny are out there

I’ve been trying out a new browser called Brave, recommended because it allows for a level of privacy no longer available through many of the big names. I like it so far. I had been using Mozilla Firefox for years, but I downloaded Brave five minutes after I learned that Mozilla CEO Mitchell Baker didn’tContinue reading “Alternatives to tyranny are out there”

You have been called to live in freedom

The Rev. Dave Wilkinson shared the first part of this quote from Galatians in his SOUND BITES Ministry email this morning. It’s a call to early Christians, but I think we could all stand to listen. For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom toContinue reading “You have been called to live in freedom”

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