Political and Social Commentary

My Conservatism (and the Need to Learn More About It)

  I write today because, as many times before, I desire to ask a question to help with my growth as a thinker and writer.  But I will not get to the question until the end of this post.  The more that I have come to accept being a conservative individual, the more I desire… Continue reading My Conservatism (and the Need to Learn More About It)

Political and Social Commentary

New Jersey Teacher Blunder Causes Premature Protest

(Photo via Mike Curley, Jr. (Twitter)) Schools should be places where the attainment of knowledge and the love for it is nurtured unto no end.  Students should be seen as sponges that can soak up all that they hear and see within a classroom.  Now, one must not be naive about the difficulty of any teacher’s… Continue reading New Jersey Teacher Blunder Causes Premature Protest

Christian Faith

The Difficulty with Becoming an #Orthodox #Christian

(Photo from https://tinybuddha.com/blog/when-we-hold-onto-relationships-that-hurt-us/) In the past year, my interest in the Orthodox Christian Church turned from an interest to an outright love.  Although I am just a catechumen with much more to learn and understand, it has been a blessing to me to participate in and attend the Divine Liturgies.  It has been a call to… Continue reading The Difficulty with Becoming an #Orthodox #Christian

Podcast · THINKING IT THROUGH with Jerome Danner Podcast

Ep. 59 – Pardes Seleh Interview – Censorship, Free Speech, Trump’s Condolences, and Foreign Policy

Next on Thinking It Through:  I had the pleasure of speaking with Ms. Pardes Seleh.  We had a wonderful conversation on censorship, free speech and Richard Spencer, Trump’s condolences to a Gold Star family and Rep. Frederica Wilson’s reaction, and Trump’s interactions with Iran and North Korea. 00:00 – 04:05 = Introduction / Who is… Continue reading Ep. 59 – Pardes Seleh Interview – Censorship, Free Speech, Trump’s Condolences, and Foreign Policy

Political and Social Commentary

Trump Could Hurt Foreign Relations with His Tweets

(Photo via http://www.local8now.com/content/news/Analyzing-President-Donald-Trumps-Twitter–413971043.html / Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0) Back in 2016, when President Trump was the GOP presidential nominee, then eventually elected to be the 45th president of the United States, I was not overly dramatic about where his presidency could take this country.  Of course, since January of this year, it has been quite… Continue reading Trump Could Hurt Foreign Relations with His Tweets

Podcast · THINKING IT THROUGH with Jerome Danner Podcast

Ep. 58 – @archer_myles Interview – #GunControl & #ObamaCare Discussion

Next on Thinking It Through: I converse with Archer Myles about gun control and Trump ending illegal ObamaCare subsidies to insurers.  You will learn why we don’t show his face or use his real name during the episode. 00:00 – 03:33 = Introduction of “Archer Myles” 03:34 – 07:16 = Being conservative and issues with… Continue reading Ep. 58 – @archer_myles Interview – #GunControl & #ObamaCare Discussion

Daily Prompt Responses · Political and Social Commentary · Speaking

Monday, October 9, 2017 – I Read My Piece – “Piers Morgan Makes Some Valid Points About The Confusing Politics Of The N-Word” – to a Class of College Students

Today, I had the pleasure of reading my piece (that was published on The Federalist website) – “Piers Morgan Makes Some Valid Points About The Confusing Politics Of The N-Word” – to a class of college students.  The professor is a friend of mine and it just so happens that his class was touching on… Continue reading Monday, October 9, 2017 – I Read My Piece – “Piers Morgan Makes Some Valid Points About The Confusing Politics Of The N-Word” – to a Class of College Students