Sedition and Insurrection, January 6, 2021

The storming of the Capitol left me with so much to say, I found myself speechless. Incredulous. Appalled. Embarrassed. Dismayed. This was the kind of scene I expected from some Second or Third World country, perhaps in Latin America or in a former Soviet Union state. But in the United States of America? It was …

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Why This Christian Doesn’t Support Trump

My integrity as a follower of Jesus won’t let me. As I shared in This American Citizen Doesn’t Support Trump: Here’s Why, I tick off most of the boxes for a Trump supporter: Texas resident (deep Red state) My living the last decade plus has come from the Oil & Gas industries Gun owner Concealed …

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This American Citizen Doesn’t Support Trump: Here’s Why

As a U.S. citizen, my personal integrity and love for my country won’t let me. On the face of things, I tick off most of the boxes for a Trump supporter: Texas resident (deep Red state) My living comes from the Oil & Gas industries Gun owner Concealed permit owner Own three pickup trucks I …

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Semantics Matter

Heated discussions in my family often ended with someone declaring “It’s just semantics!” as we often agreed in the essentials, if not the specifics. But semantics matter. For writers, it should never be “just semantics”. We should be careful and cognizant of what we say, how we say it, and what the consequences might be. …

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