Casting the First Stone

"So when they continued asking Him, He raised Himself up and said to them, 'He who is without sin among you, let him throw a stone at her first.' " John 8:7. Several years ago a commercial ran for a cruise line where the Father said to his family that for their vacation he had… Continue reading Casting the First Stone

For Cause and Country

For Cause and Country, written by Eric Jacobson, is one of the very best books on the Civil War Battle of Franklin, TN.   It is an excellent read for those interested in the Civil War in general or the Battle of Franklin.  It is a thoroughly-researched book and gives an excellent battle narrative including… Continue reading For Cause and Country

Outstanding Hypocrisy

Chicago's Governor announced recently that his city's law enforcement officers would not enforce federal Immigration laws.  Other cities in California had previously refused to recognize federal Immigration law, proclaiming themselves cities of refuge.  This rebellion has a historical precedent, in Civil war times.  The southern States believed the constitution left matters that were not specifically… Continue reading Outstanding Hypocrisy