Asked Dr. Smith with a mischievous twinkle in his eye, “Say, Chuck, why, with all your credentials and intellect, are you still teaching at that Christian college with its low salaries?” The setting was an impromptu coffee-with-conversation meeting with my former professors in my Ph.D. program at the University of Tennessee; Dr. Smith was the... Continue Reading →
Why Do We Have Bureaucracies
Why Do We Have Bureaucracies? That question opened a new semester in a graduate seminar on public administration. In answering the question, the twelve of us were to introduce ourselves, tell what we were doing, why we were taking that particular seminar, and so forth. The instructor was the son of a Baptist preacher and... Continue Reading →
The “Beast” Always Hates the Same Things
The “Beast” Always Hates the Same Things: Religious Expression A Free Press Artistic Expression Intellectual Inquiry Anything That Elevates or Empowers the Individual “Carthago Delenda Est!” (Cato: Third Punic War) “Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid” (Ronald Reagan} “Truth Never Fears A Challenge!” (Dr. Murphy)
Where Did All the Statesmen Go?
Part of our vision at SAIS (Strategic & Intelligence Studies Program) is the development of “virtuous and disinterested servant leaders”—otherwise known as Christian Statesmen (again, I absolutely refuse to bow to the socialist politically correct crowd’s meaningless dribble that passes for English today…an educated person knows when “man” or “men” is used in a generic... Continue Reading →
I am thankful for you!
I am thankful for you - individually!
Not Caring About Your Label
Thus is going to come as a shock to you, but we don't care. It's true.
America – Land of the Individual!
Final thought on the election. Regardless of which candidate you supported, regardless of the outcome, the fact of the matter is that government will not and the government CANNOT fix America. What is broken, breaking or strained in this country is a result of all of us who make up this great nation. America... Continue Reading →