Socialism is all the rage, but few people really know what it is and how it doesn’t work over the long haul. This is especially true of Millennials. “These days, if you hear people spouting the benefits of socialism, don’t assume that they’re talking about the socialism you probably loathe.
Recently I came across an article with the title, “Are Christians Supposed to Be Communists?” The author doesn’t answer his own question. He and others do claim that the Christians lived in “community.” Of course, that’s not the same thing as Communism, is it? The article’s author begins with this
Once-upon-a-time funny person Jim Carrey says Democrats need to “say yes to socialism.” “We have to say yes to socialism — to the word and everything,” Carrey told Bill Maher. “We have to stop apologizing” for the word and the ideology behind it. The two multi-millionaires must assume that socialism means to be
Socialism has been chosen by millennials as the best form of government.
My wife and I sat down the Saturday before the Academy Awards to watch the 2015 film Trumbo. Dalton Trumbo is played by Bryan Cranston who did a marvelous job, certainly worthy of the Academy Award nomination he received for Best Actor. It’s loosely based on the Hollywood screenwriter, author,
Dan Arel, author of Parenting without God, has written that Jesus was a Marxist. I’m not sure why an atheist would care. Let’s begin with a true statement made by Arel: “If you have read the Bible, you then know much about the story of Jesus and how he helped
“If Jesus had been born 30 years ago, Fox News and the Republican Party would label him a dangerous Middle Eastern man who wants to impose socialism on the world and enable the poor.” The above meme is making its way around Facebook. The last time I checked, it’s not
The end of freedom comes by mandating equality. Here’s a perfect example. Note the name of the school, the Plymouth Wildcats, it will become important later: “A new set of seating is being torn down outside the Plymouth Wildcats varsity boys’ baseball field, not long before the season begins, because
It happens every day. That’s right. The climate changes every day and throughout the day, day in and day out. Have you noticed that Global Warming is out and Climate Change is in? Why is this? Because a new study shows that Global Warming, if there ever was such a
The early history of America shows that there was a battle between the individual and the community — the collective. We see this in Jamestown (1607) and Plymouth Plantation (1620). Early in their colonial history, the collective was deemed to be more important than the individual. As a result, the
When the Pilgrim Dissenters sent by the Virginia Company to plant a colony in the “northern parts of Virginia” were blown off-course by a storm into the coast of Massachusetts. No longer under the jurisdiction of the Virginia Company or its governor, they realized that they needed a new governing