Tag Archive | election

The Most Pathetic Generation

Last night I had the opportunity to take a long drive with my adult, married with children, hard-working son. We have a mutual interest in history and politics. I said to him that his grandparents were part of the greatest generation and his generation, with notable exceptions, was part of the most pathetic generation. He […]

Give us a King!

It is risky business making comparisons between ancient Israel and the good old USA. As I noted in yesterday’s post the misuse of 2 Chronicles 7:14 is chronic among evangelicals among whom I count myself. But on the other hand making comparisons between people groups such as ancient Israelites and modern Americans isn’t so risky […]

I am tired of of 2 Chronicles 7:14 being trotted out for every election…

Last night I heard a conservative politician that I admire for her spunk and willingness to tell it like is cite a Scripture passage. Here it is: …if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from […]

George McGovern, I hardly knew you

I was just 19 when George McGovern ran for President in 1972. He lost in a landslide to Richard Nixon. It was my first election and I voted for Nixon probably because Nixon was pursuing peace with honor in Vietnam and improved relations with the Chi-Coms. My folks broke with voting for Democrats that year […]

It’s the not your parent’s party anymore!

I came across the below video today and wanted to share it. I think it’s interesting on a number of levels. Here’s a few of my observations in no particular order. 1. This was the first TV presidential debate in 1960. It featured VP Richard Nixon and Senator John F. Kennedy. 2. I was only […]