Apologetics
Fri, 8 May 2009

Calvinism vs. Arminianism

A dear family friend nonchalantly threw this hand grenade at me the other day; I don’t think I’ve asked before: where do you stand on the free-will/predestination debate? I teased him because the forum he asked me this question in is designed for 2-sentence answers…
Entertainment Reviews
Mon, 10 November 2008

Iron Man (2008)

For those of you who don’t know me, I was a typical boy in that comic books were an integral part of my life growing up. On the other hand I also carried a briefcase to grammar school, but that’s beside the point. The recent…
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Sat, 6 September 2008

Palin/McCain 2008!

Well, after years of being a “Maverick” (a “Maverick” is media code for “a Republican who frequently betrays the people and ideals of his own party”—the exceptionally rare Democrat who does this is a “pariah”) in the Senate, John McCain seems to have quite a…
Entertainment Reviews
Tue, 5 August 2008

Unforgiven (1992)

When I think of this movie I get a strange feeling. It was a departure from typical Hollywood fare (usually a good thing) but I don’t know that it was “revolutionary”. It was awarded “Best Picture” for 1992 which sort of amazes me but I…
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Fri, 1 August 2008

Strange Flesh

About a month ago I did some training for the National Guard out of state. It lasted 3 weeks and I was looking forward to coming home. My wife picked me up at the airport and I was really looking forward to getting home, seeing…
Entertainment Reviews
Tue, 29 April 2008

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Wow. What I had hoped would be a sorely-needed, long-awaited Marine Corps version of Saving Private Ryan or Band of Brothers was, instead, the usual, obnoxious, annoying Hollywood fare. The movie opens to some guy singing acapella and it’s really annoying. It even sounds like…
Articles
Mon, 25 February 2008

The Northern Illinois University Shooting

On the 14th of February, “outstanding student” Steven Kazmierczak entered Cole Hall at Northern Illinois University, pulled out 2 handguns and a shotgun and started spraying the students with shot and bullets. Before putting an end to his own worthless life, he killed 5 students…
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Sun, 3 February 2008

Joseph Smith or Muhammad?

Well…what an odd topic to christen the new site with. I guess I can thank the clean-cut young men who invaded my home 2 weekends ago and, again, today. When they surprised me last weekend, my first thought was how badly I wanted to see…