Posts Tagged ‘River of God’

The Last History Book – and Other Summer Reading

This week the U.S. House Judiciary Committee re-visited the issue of reparations for slavery. Most of the discussion–minus one brilliant presentation by the youngest African-American to testify–showed an abysmal ignorance of history and what we should learn from it.

As the lazy, hazy days of summer come upon us, I recommend to you my ten favorite history books.

You especially must not miss The Last History Book–and other summer reading.

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Why Capitalism Works and Socialism Doesn’t

It appears that “socialism” stands at the forefront of the 2020 election with a multitude of Democratic hopefuls jumping into the race while espousing its tenets.

I detailed recently the naive absurdity of the “Green New Deal” popularized by New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.  Last week I shared my own eye-witness report on what socialism/communism does to cripple and impoverish nations.

So, why not do a “trilogy” on socialist philosophy that really gets to the bottom line?

There are clear cut reasons why capitalism works and socialism doesn’t.

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Spiritual Deception

Some years ago I read an article in which George Verwer, the founder of Operation Mobilization, was asked a critical question: “What is the greatest NEED in the world today?”

Verwer replied: “Spiritual revival in the church.”

In the next two articles I’d like to flip that query around and ask a second question for those of us who live in the 21st century: “What is the greatest PROBLEM in the world today?”

Spiritual deception–and its temperature is rising.

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