Seneca’s Cliff: Greece, Debt and Paper Silver

Price-Of-Oil-Causes-A-Junk-Bond-Crash-Public-Domain-300x300-520x245 The path to growth is gradual but the road to ruin is rapid.  – Lucius Seneca, Roman philosopher We hosted Steve St. Angelo at the Shadow of Truth for a fascinating, if not startling, look at the big developments that look to have the west – and possibly the entire world – headed for an […]

Black Lives Matter (Even in the Womb)

fbc In the wake of Wednesday's tragic murder of nine image-bearers of God in Charleston, one predictable path that has been chosen by virtually every mainstream media mouthpiece speaking on the matter is that of "race." I put the word race in quotes because in reality, there is but one human race, though everything that we are […]

Will The US Supreme Court Endorse Immorality?

supreme-court When The US Supreme Court finally hands down their long-awaited decision on the definition of marriage, will this once honorable body endorse immorality, thereby losing any credibility they may still have, or will they come to their senses and realize that such a decision will literally destroy mankind as we have known it? If the […]

The Myth of Muslim Radicalization

Islam-will-dominate After some of its quarter of a million Muslims headed to join ISIS, Quebec decided the answer was a $2 million anti-radicalization center headed by a specialist in cultural sensitivity. But if you're about to be beheaded by a masked ISIS Jihadist, a specialist in cultural sensitivity isn't going to help you much. Western governments […]

War between Islamic State and Taliban: ISIS is Winning

isis vs taliban Some western media says that the Taliban declared war on ISIS, after the Afghan Taliban, fearing ISIS popularity, had branded ISIS's self-declared caliphate as "illegitimate" and refused to declare allegiance to its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Fact is, it was ISIS that declared war on the Taliban and is expanding into Afghanistan and Pakistan in lightning […]

Someday, Your Car Might Kill You to Save Others

Christine-car Someday, in addition to transporting you all over town without much input from you, your car may decide if you should live or die. We aren't talking murderous, Stephen King novel-style cars like Christine. We are talking self-driving cars, and concerns that they could be programmed to kill you if necessary. The cars can assess […]

Greece is the Word (That Nobody Wants to Hear)

fbc There are two topics that we write on fairly regularly here that routinely cause site traffic and interest to dive. But we keep writing about 'em anyway because they're important. One of those subjects is technology. The other is economics. For various reasons - many of which are rooted in lousy "end times" views that fuel […]

Words Matter

Communism-1024x682-e1389736604144 When we think about the subject of war, what usually comes to mind is the physical battles, the death and destruction wrought on the field of conflict, as well as their aftermath. However, there is a warfare that is just as real, but does not engage in that level of physical violence. As disciples of […]

Rand Paul: “Blow Up the Tax Code and Start All Over”

rand paul tax code On Wednesday the Wall Street Journal featured an op-ed from Presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-KY). The title of the piece was "Blow Up the Tax Code and Start Over," and in it Paul laid out a very good argument for revamping our entire tax code and starting over with a simpler "Fair and Flat Tax." Listen as […]