the masquerade

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Dear Reader: Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

Dear Reader: I started this blog 4 years ago and its an offshoot of a blog I started 6 years ago. The last blog post I wrote was 2 years ago and I haven't blogged (somewhat) consistently in almost exactly 3 years. Things have changed. I don't have the same perspective on things as I… Continue reading Dear Reader: Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

Why I’m Optimistic About the Future of America

The clouds are darkening over the United States. Conservatives have been warning us for a long time but when the next president of the United States will most likely be Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, amid a backdrop of global and national chaos, one begins to see the dark clouds for themselves. The way things are… Continue reading Why I’m Optimistic About the Future of America

The GMO Debate: Agendas, Science, and Truth

GMOs: A largely misunderstood scientific process that has resulted in a fiery debate. When discussing a scientific process it's a good idea to start by looking at the science. GMO stands for genetically modified organism. GMOs are genetically engineered and most of the current products we view as GMO are created by the process known… Continue reading The GMO Debate: Agendas, Science, and Truth

The Inherent Flaw of Mother’s Day

Just because it's a national holiday, doesn't mean you need to celebrate it. And yes, I am talking about Mother's Day. Now, before you decide I'm just some unloving wacko, hear me out. Mother's Day is a hard holiday. It comes with a lot of expectations, pressure, and (for many) pain. Maybe our modern culture… Continue reading The Inherent Flaw of Mother’s Day

An Open Letter to the American Church: You Can’t Boycott Babylon

Dear American Church: On June 26 of 2015, the day of the infamous homosexual marriage decision by SCOTUS, I published an article entitled, An Open Letter to the American Church: A Time For Resolve. I quoted WORLD News Group editor in chief, Marvin Olasky who declared, "We are now in exile." In his article, he urged… Continue reading An Open Letter to the American Church: You Can’t Boycott Babylon

The Meaning of Donald Trump

Ever since Mr. Donald J. Trump announced his presidential bid, my opinion has been constantly changing. One moment I think he’s the best option we’ve got and another moment I’m sympathetic to all those who think he’ll do more harm than good. After doing some reading, I’ve come to the conclusion that when we’re talking about… Continue reading The Meaning of Donald Trump