NPR’s All Things Considered posted an article 4/25/18 titled “High Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty While High School Grads Line Up For University”.
Students should be encouraged to consider these occupations if they are naturally imbued with mechanical aptitude.
However, the sorts of leftwing elites that gravitate towards NPR need also be asked a question or two regarding their own promotion of this alternative career path.
Should students pursue a trade school rather than…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on April 26, 2018 at 11:05pm — No Comments
The town of Deerfield, Illinois has enacted a regulation banning assault weapons. Those violating the ban could face fines of up to $1000 per day.
Will progressives that tossed a fit over Sheriff Joe Arpaio taking it upon himself to enforce the national immigration laws that the federal government refused to get as worked up over mere town ordinances contradicting what might be allowed under state and federal law?
What other products otherwise perfectly legal in a…Continue
The world has about come unhinged over Fox News pundit Laura Ingraham for daring to poke a little fun at a petulant youth known to excoriate with the vilest of profanities those reluctant to embrace his policy proposals demanding the abandonment of centuries of constitutional theory deemed fouler than his acute potty mouth.The font of deliberative political contemplation, GQ Magazine, has posted a column in support of the Ingraham boycott titled “Boycotting…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on April 10, 2018 at 10:48pm — No Comments
A Maryland Park and Planning Commission is holding a teen athletic competition advertised as the first annual “Hunger Games”.
As a science fiction fan, I found the Hunger Games series of films a compelling and highly plausible dystopia.
But it is a DYSTOPIA.
That means no rational individual would want to find themselves in that…Continue
Granted, in response to what was seen as encroaching apostasy and unbelief eroding both strong moral and sound doctrine, Fundamentalism at times…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on March 18, 2018 at 9:19am — No Comments
Technically, referring to some of these countries as excrement holes would be an actual improvement as to their actual conditions.
Regarding the tolerancemongers and diversity fanatics outraged that President Trump would invoke blunt earthy language to accurately describe a number of countries. Would these outraged voices continue to reside in neighborhoods with noticeable influxes of migrants from these particular regions continuing to adhere to the second rate standards of conduct…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on March 7, 2018 at 7:13pm — No Comments
Responses have poured in over President Trump's use of blunt earthy language to describe a number of countries from which migrants of dubious quality have poured across the border often with little regard for various immigration laws.
A spokesman for the African Union remarked, “Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as slaves, this statement flies in the face of all accepted…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on February 13, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Bette Midler is demanding an apology for Geraldo groping her in the 1970's. But if she liked it so much at the time that it led to an affair described as torrid and as her being insatiable, he should refuse to apologize.
If Bette Midler was really so traumatized by what transpired between her and Geraldo back in the 70's, wouldn't the time to have expose or refute such been when he was bragging about it in his sleazy…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on January 23, 2018 at 11:55pm — No Comments
Donald Trump is accused of being unstable and thin skinned. As if Hillary was any better emotionally? Say something she or one of the gaulieters in her biddy brigade didn't like and you are accused of being a predator on the level of Harvey Weinstein. Furthermore, how many that have crossed Trump have met with “mysterious ends” in comparison to the Clintons? And how is Trump's skin any thinner than Obama's? Tick Obama off and you'd feel like an Israelite in the…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on January 21, 2018 at 9:45am — No Comments
If it is a rule that NFL players must stand during the National Anthem and a rule that players can't engage in showboating gyrations following a touchdown, on what grounds now is it legitimate to penalize a player that engages in celebratory dance?
A homily posted at SermonAudio is titled “Signs Of I Spiritual Immaturity”. A foremost one ought to be that this pastor in question went on for 92 minutes on this one…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on January 10, 2018 at 7:09pm — No Comments
In Berlin, Barack Obama assured in a planetary oration that this is not a time to hide behind a wall. Does that include the wall that he recently had built around his Washington, DC mansion purchased for no other reason than so his daughter could finish out the school year?
If movie theaters can schedule female-only viewings of Wonder Woman why can't Christian bakeries prepare heterosexual-only wedding cakes?
A headline states that “Men Are Freaking Out Over Women-Only Wonder…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on August 3, 2017 at 7:10pm — No Comments
An article titled “Christian School Teacher Fired After Deciding To Live 2014 As An Atheist” attempts to place the onus for such a state of occupational limbo on organized religion. But isn't it even more the fault of the educator in question for attempting to turn his crisis of faith into some kind of theological publicity stunt?
According to the article, Ryan Bell was a Seventh Day Adventist minister and adjunct professor whose leftwing support of gay marriage and variance with his…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on June 17, 2017 at 9:28am — No Comments
Academics get the ball rolling on a more widespread denial or misunderstanding about the divine existence of Jesus by first calling into question and raising doubts about the validity and accuracy of the Biblical accounts pertaining to the life of the Messiah. Often such efforts are commenced under the banner of an epic endeavor such as "The Quest for the Historical Jesus" or "The Jesus Seminar" where professors with impressive scholastic credentials such as John Dominic Crossan claim to be…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on June 1, 2017 at 10:53pm — No Comments
According to Dave Wager of the Silver Birch Ranch on an episode of “Standing For The Truth”, if pastors are really interested in teaching their young people a lesson, they ought to bring them to his facility to do dishes for a week.
In other words, what he is interested in is no cost labor.
It is claimed such measures are needed to teach youth these days the value of work.
What then is to teach these kinds of rackets that, just because an organization adds the term…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on May 4, 2017 at 6:27pm — No Comments
As those following the news over the past several years are no doubt aware, a leftist protest movement has galvanized under a banner referred to broadly as “Occupy Wall Street” This name was selected almost as an after thought by a coalition of converging groups and causes in order to appeal to the sympathizes of a significant swath of the American population.
For there really aren't many that have not been perturbed at one time or another over the shenanigans of Wall Street. To those…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on April 23, 2017 at 7:49am — No Comments
In “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis, one of the deprivations the White Witch imposed upon Narnia was that, under her rule, it was always winter but never Christmas. Through this literary device, Lewis was able to emphasize how the profound truths of existence are often reflected and even pointed to by the simplest pleasures of life.
It is ashame Southern Baptist cultural…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on January 12, 2017 at 6:29pm — No Comments
Here in the hypersensitive twenty-first century, one of the unique holiday traditions of this era is to see who can toss the biggest hissy fit in the attempt to frighten the less combative throngs into altering their very way of life and culture in order to alleviate the possibility of conflict.
One hundred activists have been arrested in Rotterdam for demonstrating in the streets against a…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on December 17, 2016 at 9:09am — No Comments
According to a number of Facebook theologians, Ted Cruz's refusal or failure to endorse Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee wasn't simply bad manners at best or strategically imprudent at worst. Instead, such thinkers invoke this rhetorical incident to call into question the validity of the Senator's profession of faith as a Christian.
It is claimed that, earlier in the presidential campaign season, Ted Cruz promised to endorse whomever it was that voters (or moneyed…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on September 20, 2016 at 10:41pm — No Comments
Throughout the history of His people first in terms of pre-Messianic Israel in the form of the Psalms and then ultimately in terms of the Church following the death, burial, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ, music has played a crucial role in conveying the great truths of doctrine and teaching to the faithful. As such, many of these lyrical works referred to as hymns have endured for decades and in some instances even for centuries.
The Emergent Church movement is a…Continue
Added by Dr. Frederick Meekins on September 4, 2016 at 11:04pm — No Comments
On the cover of the summer 2016 issue of New Politics is a caricature of Donald Trump dressed as Benito Mussolini with his arm outstretched in the infamous Fascist salute.
Interesting how these very same leftists feign contempt and outrage whenever conservative pundits invoke similar imagery from the time of the Second World War.…Continue