Posts Tagged ‘Conservatism’

Reclaiming the birthright

April 5, 2010

I learned the bible story of Jacob and Esau as a child. The younger son, Jacob, was the momma’s boy. Esau, the older, was the he-man who hunted and brought great food home for his dad. One day Esau came in from hunting, famished. Rather than prepare a meal, he sold his “birthright” to his younger brother for a meal. This need for immediate comfort illustrates human nature at its worst. Though he wanted his birthright back, his short-sighted vision caused an irreversible consequence.
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Reagan’s Ghost

March 24, 2010

As the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ronald Reagan approaches, conservatives feel his spirit taking wing once again. Images of “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall” scroll across our televisions on slick GE commercials. This one image reminds us of the courage of this American hero who, in the face of politically-correct policy writers, challenged the Soviet Premier to participate in the liberty of man by re-uniting Berlin. The rest is definitely history.

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