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Pardon Our Absence for the Week

August 4, 2014 by


We Bereans, for this week only, will not be manning our posts. The world, deprived of our virtual ‘wisdom,’ may come screeching to a halt. We shall see. Why? I am so glad you asked. We are in the process of renovating our site. The new layout is definitely a design upgrade and there are […]

Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Commandments for Progressives–A Berean Response

July 18, 2014 by


Elizabeth Warren came out with her 11 Commandments today.  For some reason I think 10 Commandments would be better.  But in any case, here they are, with this Berean’s counter following in italics:   “We believe that Wall Street needs stronger rules and tougher enforcement, and we’re willing to fight for it.”  Bereans believe that […]

Discrimination–it’s the right thing to do–get over it!

July 18, 2014 by


Ok, the title line is intended to shock you a bit.  But the point is culturally the left has taken a bad thing biblically (treating people badly solely on account of race) and extended it to mean that any unequal treatment of anybody for any reason is bad.  And that is preposterous.  Not only is […]

Thoughts for the Day on Scandal and Conspiracy

June 24, 2014 by


It may appear to be a slow summer, but if you look more closely you will see that the same issues continue to percolate–the IRS scandal, the immigration influx, Benghazi, Obamacare (especially now, as we are one day away from a Supreme Court decision on the mandate and religious freedom), the VA scandal, proposed regulations […]

Virgil Smith, R.I.P.

May 26, 2014 by


Virgil Smith was my father’s father. He is buried in the Henri-Chapelle military cemetery, one of the 420,000 Americans who died during World War 2. Virgil Smith was a West Virginia coal miner and a father of five. When the war began, like countless others, he enlisted. A Private First Class in the U.S. Army, […]

A Nice Discovery

April 4, 2014 by


To take just a slight break from contemporary political and economic events and issues, I discovered a “new” book last night which I would recommend to all freedom-loving and responsible people.  Actually, it was published first in 1873, with a second edition the following year.  The author was the now obscure James Fitzjames Stephen, and […]

Fetal Remains Used as Energy Source

March 24, 2014 by


According to The Telegraph, in some of Great Britain’s leading hospitals The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. I am not sure commenting is necessary.