Writer should look in mirror to find hate

While so adolescent that it hardly dignifies a response, I feel compelled to comment on the scathing attack made upon Christians last week in this section of The Citizen. Sadly, this isn’t the first time that this “author” has spewed his disdainful, malevolent and misplaced drivel against people of faith in this public forum. Last […]

Am I thankful for Trump? Not exactly

Your editorial “Thankful for Trump?” appeared in the November 29-30, 2017 of our local paper, The Citizen. Although I could address several issues with which I disagree with you (your take on the tax reform, for example; your belief that a healthy stock market somehow equates to a better financial situation for the average citizen; […]

Who are the worst haters on the planet?

So David Epps is now upset about the way Christians vilified President Obama on social media and elsewhere. He didn’t mention the racist attacks. He didn’t mention the slurs against Obama’s lovely wife or beautiful children. He did mention the fact that some Christians were now saying naughty things about Trump, and all this unkind […]

The Pope’s personal opinions vs. theology

Pope Francis was quick to condemn President Trump for relocating the Israel American Embassy and recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Pope sides with the two-state preference of China, Cuba, Russia, Syria, Iran, Venezuela and every other U.N. Banana Republic. How inspirational. Pope Francis is not in sync with President Trump’s immigration policy, […]

Suicide: The battle on the home front

I recall in Command General Staff College learning the importance of conducting mission analysis. In war, a strong understanding of unit capabilities, enemy capabilities, and the terrain are essential to winning on the battlefield. The same could be said of life in general; and such is very much the case in what we do at […]

Fact-based talk on GOP’s tax reform

Reading David Browning’s letter to The Citizen prompted me to dig into the specifics on the Tax Reform Bill circulating now in Congress. I want to be specific on what has been proposed and how this bill, although not perfect, is a step forward in improving a tax system that presently favors people that are […]