Monthly Archives: December 2013

dave berry on fiscal problems

From Dave Berry’s year in review: January … which begins with a crisis in Washington, a city that — despite having no industries and a workforce consisting almost entirely of former student council presidents — manages to produce 93 percent … Continue reading

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walmart and the 15 dollar wage

Peter Schiff is receiving his fair share of death threats these days. His crime: he explained why Walmart cannot pay $15 per hour wages. He explains: Walmart’s profit margins are extremely slim as it is (3%). Their customers want low … Continue reading

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Jesus had short hair

In almost every depiction of Jesus, he is seen as some sort of Fabio model with flowing long hair. But James Caviezel probably should have kept his short haircut if he wanted to better portray Jesus. Not only was a … Continue reading

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liberal Jesus meme

My wife tipped me off that the leftist were publishing a meme that falsely characterizes Jesus. People like to recreate Jesus in their own ideology. For example, if people support homosexuality and they like Jesus, then they will look for … Continue reading

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Jesus did not preach circumcision

Circumcision in the Bible is the process of removing the foreskin in order to follow God’s symbolic ordinances. God at one time almost killed the Hebrew patriarch, Moses, because Moses did not circumcise his son. Interestingly enough, the New Testament … Continue reading

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God kills king ahab

In 1 Kings 22 (mirrored in 2 Chronicles 18), the text starts off with the Israelite King Ahab preparing to go to war. Ahab calls all his prophets together to prophesy about the outcome. They all prophesy success. Wanting more … Continue reading

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the real Christmas story

Everyone knows the story of the birth of Jesus: Joseph and Mary traveled to Bethlehem, they checked all the hotels but all rooms were sold out, they then came across kindly strangers who offered to allow them to stay in … Continue reading

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precursors to the gospel of Jesus

Mat 1:21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Before Jesus preached his “gospel of the Kingdom”, two gospel accounts (Matthew and Luke) give … Continue reading

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stanford prison experiment

My favorite psychologist, Peter Gray, explains why some psychological studies are flawed. He uses the famous Zimbardo prison experiment as a prime example. For those who are unfamiliar, this experiment assigned random students to roles as guards and prisoners and … Continue reading

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learning from a titan of industry

The other day I had the good fortune to sit next to a very interesting man on a flight to Chicago. It turned out that he was an independent consultant and premium priced contractor for various factories around the world. … Continue reading

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