Religion and Society
Dec21

Religion and Society

Foreword December 21st, 2013: The following series of commentaries were originally written in 2004 and are particularly relevant today. They have not been revised from the original with the exception of the addition of this foreword and at the end of this commentary to advise readers that subsequent parts will follow. Merry Christmas. Bob Pappas Many thoughtful people argue that the Christian Church is about tolerance and love, and...

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Something Smells Real Bad
Nov19

Something Smells Real Bad

  If you are not a regular watcher of Fox News (especially during the daytime hours) Then you may have missed this RETORT by Neil Cavuto. This is an excellent response To the contradictory occupant of the White House. Takes only a moment to watch. You will want to send it on to others who have meaningful things going on in the daytime....

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NSA, International and Domestic Politics
Nov19

NSA, International and Domestic Politics

In a recent article Retired Navy Admiral James Lyons put NSA eavesdropping into perspective from the international perspective. Anyone who knows anything about National Security is compelled to agree with the Admiral’s spot on analysis as it applies to U.S. international security.  His choice of the word “hyperventilating” is a good one especially with the additional words… “Head-Fake,” to make it, “Head-Fake Hyperventilating” by the...

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Mike West, Gulf1.com
Nov13

Mike West, Gulf1.com

Our first meeting was incident to the Republican Primary of 2001 incident to the “abandonment” of his post by U.S. Representative Joe Scarborough. Mike hosted a series of informal breakfast debates featuring those candidates who had signed on to fill Scarborough’s post. I was one of those candidates. After my not so brilliant foray into politics, Mike asked if I would be willing to write a periodic column for his Gulf1.com website, to...

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Right Wing Extremists, or Totalitarian Government?
Nov05

Right Wing Extremists, or Totalitarian Government?

Pinch me…pour cold water on me…I’m having a nightmare and can’t seem to shake it. With every passing day reading the headlines of the Nation’s indeed world’s major media is like a descent into darkness…like living a clip from Dante’s Inferno. The world has gone mad…just imagine reading the following headlines forty years ago: Two men married at West Point chapel for first time… Obama (Democrat President): ‘I Want To Put...

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