Monthly Archives: November 2012

Obama Cult? You Be The Judge (September 2009)

There is a growing body of circumstantial evidence that this country’s infatuation with Barack Obama is more than a mere political phenomenon, but an increasingly creepy – and dangerous – cult-of-personality. Take a look at this pledge (scroll to about the … Continue reading

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Karl Leaves His Marx on the Presidential Candidates (November 2008)

Despite the many profound, almost diametrically opposed differences between the two presidential candidates on matters of public policy, they share one common characteristic: each of these men spent a considerable amount of their adult lives surrounded by America-hating, Marxist enemies … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Congress (October 2008)

An Open Letter to Congress As an American citizen with a deep love for my country and a life-long Republican loyal to the principles of our Founders, I urge you in the strongest possible terms to cast your vote in … Continue reading

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The Ignoble Savage: An analysis of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness (December 2007)

There are two intertwined and over-arching themes in Joseph Conrad’s novella Heart of Darkness and in Apocalypse Now, the screenplay by John Milius which is loosely based on it: a study of the nature of man and an examination of … Continue reading

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Rudy, Reconsidered (January 2008)

I like Rudy Giuliani.  I hate abortion.  This was the dilemma I faced when deciding for whom to vote in the upcoming Republican primary.  Being a staunchly pro-life conservative Catholic, it somehow seemed wrong to vote for a candidate who … Continue reading

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Christian Testimony in Romeo and Juliet (November 2007)

There are many themes evident in Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet: love, hate, youth, death, honor, fate, and conflict to name but a few.  There is another theme, however, which can be discerned throughout the play and is more easily … Continue reading

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On the Galilee: Christian Themes and Imagery in Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront (December 2007)

The award winning film, On the Waterfront, like all great Christian tales, is a story of personal redemption; it is also the classical heroic story of one man’s struggle to triumph over evil.   As a Christian hero, for the protagonist … Continue reading

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