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I Don't Drink The Kool-Aid. For Anybody.

Of Course the Supreme Court Got it Right

By Byron / July 8, 2023 /

A lot of ink has been spilled and a lot of hands wrung–and a lot of lies told and misinformation (disinformation?) disseminated–by progressive-types. In typical sky-is-falling fashion, they are convinced that the recent Supreme Court decisions (most specifically the ones eliminating affirmative action and preventing the state of Colorado from compelling a web designer to…

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On the Indictment of Donald J. Trump

By Byron / June 13, 2023 /

By now, we are all aware that former President Trump has been indicted on charges related to the mishandling of classified documents, the second set of issues upon which he has now been indicted and, if the reports are correct, not the last. Responding to this, raging mediocrity Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House, said,…

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On Sermons and Supreme Court Justices

By Byron / March 19, 2022 /

As I write this, I am preparing to preach tomorrow, a passage from Colossians 2 on the subject, “Don’t Follow the Rules”. As always, I’m excited to dig into what the text entails, ferret out its meaning as best I can, bridge its timeless truths into the 21st century context in which we find ourselves,…

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Why I Would Support a Pro-Choice Justice (In a Heartbeat)

By Byron / July 9, 2018 /

Now that I have your attention… I am completely pro-life (in the real, “historic” sense of term, not the muddied, newfangled, “Christian Left” sense of it, which can be used to pretty much nullify what has always been meant when we say it): I believe that human life, created in and bearing the image of…

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Some Thoughts on the Supreme Court's Overturning of DOMA and Prop 8

By Byron / June 26, 2013 /

It’s not news now that the Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision overturned both the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8. Interestingly, I think a reasonably-good argument can be made that constitutionally, DOMA was indeed problematic from a federalist position, though I’m not nearly convinced that it should carry the day. My question, though,…

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