November 18, 2017

The Special Temptations of a House Divided

The Special Temptations of a House Divided by Michael Spencer The writers of the Constitution believed Congress was the branch of government closest to the people. With the terms of representatives being short, no political … [Continue reading...]

Dirty hands and a pure heart

Dirty Hands and A Pure Heart George W. Bush and the Reality of Political Compromise by Michael Spencer Were it not for the war on terrorism, conservatives would be boiling mad at President Bush. As it is, the President's … [Continue reading...]

I’m not a conservative Christian

I'm Not A Conservative Christian Dare I say it? I don't need Rush, Sean or O'Reilly to tell me what's important. by Michael Spencer When you write for public consumption, there is always that fear that someone is going to … [Continue reading...]

Hannah Had it Wrong (But just barely)

Hannah Had it Wrong (But just barely) A mom reveals her best-kept parenting secret by Denise Day Spencer I'm spending a lot of time in my daughter's room these days. The clicking of the computer keyboard helps fill the … [Continue reading...]

To clone or not to clone

To Clone or Not to Clone by Michael Spencer The first point I want to make is someone tell this Italian doctor to please not clone himself, because he looks like a casting mistake in a Peter Sellers movie. Or a Dr. Evil … [Continue reading...]

Liberals and Conservatives: Beware the Class of 2001

Liberals and Conservatives: Beware the Class of 2001 by Michael Spencer I have been to the mountaintop, and I have seen the future. It's called the class of 2001, and my liberal friends, it looks grim for you. But before … [Continue reading...]

The Freedom to Limit Freedom

The Freedom to Limit Freedom by Michael Spencer Readers of this journal are no doubt aware of the editor's claim to be a moderate libertarian. The encroachment and enlargement of the federal government and judiciary is a … [Continue reading...]

Liberty, Liberalism and Law On the Streets of Cincinnati

Liberty, Liberalism and Law On the Streets of Cincinnati by Michael Spencer I don't want a police state anywhere in America, not even in Cincinnati. Someone might reasonably argue that a community which elected Jerry Springer … [Continue reading...]

Christ and the Public School

Christ and the Public School Let me get to the point quickly: If Christians left the public school sector - it would fall apart at the seams. Opinion you ask? No! That's a fact! In my twelve years in an inner city, … [Continue reading...]

The China syndrome

The China Syndrome by Michael Spencer On my way out of Kentucky Wesleyan College, I took a course in the history of Asia. The capable Dr. Wayne Metz managed to get me through the torture of names I couldn't pronounce and a … [Continue reading...]