When they call you a racist I had breakfast with a PR guy who began his career as an actor. The stage and public relations both require “alligator skin,” since people with an agenda are absolutely willing to lie about you these days. (They believe their own lies, so it makes it easier, and, of..
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“You are those who have stood by Me in My trials; and just as My Father has granted Me a kingdom, I grant you that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.” “Do you not know that the saints..
Just wanted to let you all know that Stanford sent us an email to let us know that the purchased admission from the “Sailing Team Head Coach” was a violation of Stanford’s “core” values. That is such a relief. All those years of taking classes with athletes who got in because they were really great..
Washington, DC • ICBTS News In the wake of federal indictments against powerful industry titans and celebrities who have been accused of gaining their children’s elite college admission through bribery, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has weighed in on the side of more bribe funding. “Why,” asked the congresswoman, “should only the rich and powerful have a Stanford..
Debating I’m actually debating whether or not to return to Facebook now that my jail sentence is up. Think about it this way. Suppose you enjoy a tavern where all your friends hang out, and you’ve spent quite a bit of time there. You truly enjoy the company; the company enjoys you, for the most..
..it was one of those boring nights of tedious duty, studying for a mid-term. I have no idea what knowledge I was pursuing, or hoping to certify for the world, but I think it is telling that I only remember THIS about that night. There was a knock on the door. I opened up and..
..who, in turn, praises Arkansas state senator, Stephanie Flowers. Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, looking distinctly unhappy about being cornered on his refusal to sign the Statement on Social Justice & The Gospel claimed that he “platforms” academics who have a different position on social justice from his own. One of those would..
You thought your “conservative” pastor was immune to social justice jargon? Better check. Better check very carefully. My own brush with an Orwellian thought crime patrol, (background here) taught me a few frightening things about our present political reality. Upon learning that I dared to scold Louis Farrakhan for being a racist, one school district..
Trust your Gut on this sort of thing? I’m trying to watch/listen to a sermon as I write this, but I realize there is something in the manner of the pastor’s delivery that is truly putting me off. First of all, it’s more or less delivered in what I would call an “earnest whisper.” The..