The Voice of God

Unless you've not been paying attention, Joy Behar stuck her famous foot in her mouth attempting to mock Vice-President Mike Pence, who Omarosa said was scary because Jesus talks to him.  Ms. Behar quipped, “It’s one thing to talk to Jesus. It’s another thing when Jesus talks to you… that’s called mental illness."  Would she…

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Science Fiction Books

In past blogs, (Books for Boys, Books for Girls, Mystery Mavens, Mystery Men, Books to read aloud, Fantasies, Christian Authors,Books You May Have Missed, Books About Islam (Part II)), I tried to point out books that I thought were worthy of reading.  I thought it was time I recommended books for still another genre:  Science…

The real big deal

The so called "FISA memo" has been released by Republicans.  But what does it mean? Proof It means that the Republicans have proof of several things they had suspected:  The Department of Justice (DOJ - the top legal are of the US Government) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI - the top internal investigative…

Learning to like Classical Music

In a past blog, Whatever Happened to Beethoven?, I remarked on the fact that classical music is becoming less and less prevalent in our culture, and I further explained why I thought that was happening.  As the volunteer conductor of a student orchestra in our area, I thought I would suggest -- for those who…

Get your passports now!

Only a truly foolhardy man or an inspired prophet would attempt to predict the future, much less what will happen with President Trump in office, but I thought I'd attempt a little bit of both foolishness and prophecy and predict that, come Feb 8, the government will be shutdown -- again. In case you missed…

Dreamers and Deceivers

In my blog post The truth about government shutdowns, I explained how US government shutdowns work.  I thought it was also important to explain why the government is shutting down in January 2018. DACA (Deferred Action for Child Arrivals) In June 2012, President Obama decreed by executive action that the Federal government would "defer" deportation…