Tucker Carlson’s Solution for Adolescent’s Smartphone Vice is Lunacy and Contradictory

I’ve almost finished reading Tucker Carlson’s new book, Ship of Fools. In said publication, the author rightly denounces Republicans, Democrats, conservatives, liberals, the punditry class and special interest groups for supporting certain policies that have had and continue to have deleterious effects on the US population. A good amount of the book is a breath of fresh air for those of us who continue to remind others that blind loyalty to party and indiscriminate acceptance of mainstream narratives, instead of faithful adherence to first principles, is what has led to America’s precipitous moral, social and political decline.

Nevertheless, a good portion of Carlson’s book reveals how flawed the talk show host’s views are with respect to free market economics, certain conservative ethics and his proposed solutions for America’s ills. Continue reading

Want to Teach Children Free Market Economics? Play Monopoly!

Monopolies are anathema to any conservative. However, in the spirit of fun and games it is essential to allow oneself opportunity to engage in the practice for the sake of showing others that one can become Jeff Bezos.

Sarcasm aside, the title above is inspired by the latest goings on in our household. We’ve been playing board games a lot as a family and Monopoly has been used on our kitchen table for most of those sessions. As our children count their cash, buy properties, pay taxes and charge rent, my wife and I use the occasions to teach them about saving and buying, making wise investments, basic mathematical principles, engaging in prudent business transactions and the like. Continue reading

Good on Trump for Moving our Embassy to Jerusalem

Although many Christians have severe differences of opinion with President Trump over certain policy positions, his decision to move the US’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem shouldn’t be among them. Understanding the soteriological and prophetic importance that the nation of Israel is for Christianity, the move ought to have made believers giddy. However, this hasn’t happened among many who denominate themselves Christ followers. Why? Continue reading