Intolerance is a Virtue

Historically, toleration has been understood to mean different things within two particular contexts – one personal and one political. In a personal sense, a tolerating person is said to be an individual that valiantly resists bad times and evil influences. In a political sense, toleration has meant that society as a whole permits ideological differences within itself with the implicit understanding that no harm should come to those that express differences of opinion. Both definitions have been contorted into a newfangled and pernicious notion that reeks of malicious intent. 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

Afghanistan Hearts Trump

It’s almost as if one could foretell what the outcome would be weeks before the announcement was made – Trump would continue the failed policies of the previous administrations regarding Afghanistan. Apparently, the aptly named “swamp” that Trump vociferously claimed he would drain has drained him of any constancy with regards to policy promises. Maybe Steve Bannon wasn’t speaking hyperbolically when he stated that the Trump presidency many voted for was effectively “over”. Continue reading

Which is Worse, Xenophobes or Traitors?

Character assassination is one of the trademarks of Leftist tacticians. Instead of debating the merits of an argument or idea, they demonize and attempt to censor their ideological opponents (as proven, once again, by Google’s latest actions). It can also be said that the ploy is an implicit admission that the Left’s pet dogmas are inherently weak, cannot stand scrutiny and therefore need to be upheld by repressive means. Continue reading