Tag Archive | America

Narrowed or Broadened?

Narrowed or Broadened?

“Travel broadens the mind.” It’s a quote that has entered our world more or less as a truism. But is it? Theologian Malcolm Muggeridge has a quote stating the opposite, “travel, of course, narrows the mind.” When looking up these quotes, I came across articles and message boards espousing both. My experience. Both are true. […]

Why There Are No Refugees From America

Why There Are No Refugees From America

This meme showed up on Facebook the other day, and it really got me thinking. Why is it that America houses refugees but never produces them? The worst crisis to hit this country was the Great Depression. Poverty soared. Crops died. The Dust Bowl left people starving. Yet no one left … The country, that […]

A Call to Prayer

I love America. Maybe too much. When my patriotism glands excrete, I can get carried away. I believe this is the greatest country on Earth and I will full-body tackle and bite anybody who says different (oops. secreting). I’m grateful God put me here, and I’m sorry it took me so long to start appreciating […]

Confessions of a So-called Right-Wing Extremist

Sure, when given the choice of political parties, I’ll mark “Republican”, but it’s about as definitive to me as when they ask my race and give me the choice of “Hispanic, Pacific Islander, African American, 13 Native American tribes, Caucasian/white and other” to choose from. Apparently the only ones worth closer quantification are the “minorities”. […]