Category Archives: Politics

Not Missing Cable

Last year my wife and I canceled cable. The primary factor that played into our decision was Financial Peace University. We were working our way through that course with a large group from our church (we were still in Texas at the … Continue reading

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The days may be dark, but there is a Light

I love my country. That’s why, once upon a time, I swore an oath to defend the Constitution against all threats, foreign and domestic. Seems like there are as many domestic as foreign threats now. One is the current President, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Upcoming Election

I have not posted on this blog since January. Please, stop your applause now, because my plan is to resume posting, on a somewhat regular basis. This is the inaugural post of the Coffee House’s re-launch, and to ensure that … Continue reading

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Election Day Quiz

Here is a politics quiz that I first saw at the always interesting, informative, and intelligent blog Doses of Reality. I was a little surprised by my results, as you see below. Personally, I’d describe myself as an economic moderate … Continue reading

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Engaging the (American) Culture

(This is part 1 or a two part series. Part one may by read by clicking here). Should American churches curse their collapsing culture or isolate themselves from it or engage it? The answer must be to engage their culture. … Continue reading

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What Happened to Sarah?

We’ll find out soon enough. I haven’t heard anything from or about Sarah Palin since July. That is when she announced her plan to resign as Alaska’s governor and when I posted on Facebook a Peggy Noonan article that lambasted … Continue reading

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The Bronzed Gipper

I am happy that Ronald W. Reagan, the 40th President of the United States (and the greatest of my lifetime so far), was honored with a bronze statue in the rotunda of the US Capitol. The statue contains a piece … Continue reading

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"There is no Santa Claus folks"

I’ve taken Economics 101. That means I know next to nothing about economics. I do know that the “bailout” (perhaps the better term would have been “sell-out”) failed, and I cannot say that I am disappointed. Again, I am not … Continue reading

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History in the Making

One of the most intriguing aspects of this election is the historical nature of it. Regardless of who wins this election America is in for a first; either the first black President or the first female Vice President. Not only … Continue reading

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McCain Selects Running Mate

John McCain has selected Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his VEEP running mate. I think it is a masterful decision. I backed Huckabee for the nomination, but I belive he would have been an abysmal VEEP choice. I was first … Continue reading

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