I've heard a lot this year about ad hominem fallacies, negative campaigns, and personal attacks. The country really wants to hear about the issues and the candidates' solutions (at least, that's what we tell ourselves). And instead, the focus remains in the gutter. Now, there's nothing wrong with our displeasure towards the current status of political discourse in America. But, lest we … Continue reading Fallacy vs. Necessity
Twenty years ago, Republicans, especially conservatives, were incensed at the Democratic Nominee’s (Bill Clinton) immoralities, because character matters. Twenty years later, Democrats are outraged at the Republican Nominee’s (Donald Trump) immoralities, because character matters. Yet, in each case, (some) people from the party of the offending candidate sought to assuage the consciences of those offended by their candidate’s … Continue reading Déjà vu, 1992.
Can we all just take a step back and admit that both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are quite less than desirable candidates for President? Undoubtedly, both will be bad for America (and the world) in various ways. More significantly, each will be bad for the church. Clinton will be bad for the church in that … Continue reading A Disturbing Potential