Virgin Pregnancies Not So Rare?

In my novel Now and at the Hour of Our Death, I explore what it would be like if a young ardent virgin found out that she was pregnant. What if a miracle of biblical proportions happened in today’s skeptical world? Obviously, society would scoff at the scientific impossibility. Virgins don’t get pregnant. Or do […]

Rand Paul on Board With American Charter Cities

I’m always dismayed when people try to pass the civic debacle known as Detroit off as a libertarian city as this sorely misguided news anchor has: As I wrote back in July, a failed government does not equate to a lack of government. Failed tyranny doesn’t equate to autarchy. Detroit isn’t a libertarian city, but […]

Pope Francis is Right to Criticize the World Economy, but He’s Wrong in Calling it a Free Market

Pope Francis has just released an apostolic exhortation entitled Evangelii Gaudium, which ostensibly describes the joy of the Gospel. He makes some excellent points about the pitiful state of society and the lack of faith throughout the world, which has led and will lead to further ruin. He makes some controversial statements, however, about the […]

Borat Eeez Good … But Not So Good

Borat will make you laugh, but it will also make you feel like taking a shower.   It’s one of the funniest movies since Happy Gilmore and probably more comically revolutionary than any Mel Brooks movie, but the bright side is seriously tarnished by seedy, dirty, and childish scenes and by the director’s politics, which […]

4 Easy Steps to Self-Publishing Glory

You have a great book or manuscript but can’t seem to get anyone’s attention in the publishing field or you have great skills in writing but can’t market yourself for your life.   You could have had bad experiences with publishers before or just want to hoard all of the profits for your book sales […]

Who’s Native?

I recently filled out an application for a public organization and was blown away by one of the first questions. I was shocked at how illogical and inconsistent the options were for this question and was tempted not to answer or to answer it in such a way that would confuse the writers more than […]

Liberty Versus Government

Thomas Jefferson once wrote, “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” This may be the way things have trended in the past and is certainly the case of current government, but is it truly the natural progress of things? Based on stipulations that nature and liberty are […]

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The Truth About Facts and Opinions

Preceding the pop philosophy book Everyone Agrees: The truth is a funny thing. It is everywhere, and yet it is very difficult to find. It determines everything, yet some people say it doesn’t exist. Albert Einstein spent his entire professional life looking for the truth in something called the unified theory, and yet never quite […]

Mars Landing in a Nutshell

The year 2004 has kicked off with a bang in the science world. The United States has successfully landed a robotic rover on the nearby neighbor Mars for only the third time in history, defying the odds. This landing was completed after two failed attempts to visit Mars in the last 6 years and, within […]