Earthquake Last Night in Arizona?

That's right, folks. Last night at 11:30 PM I was reading in my home office when I heard some strange, light, grinding noises for about five seconds that seemed to originate from underneath my condominium and then BOOM--a loud noise and my condo shook very noticeably for about one second.I immediately jumped out of my chair and went outside on my balconey. There was not a cloud in the sky nor a breath of wind. And there were no neighbors walking out of their houses to question what had just … [Read more...]

Did ISIS Shoot Down that Russian Airplane?

Early Friday morning an Aerojet commercial airliner crashed in the North Sinai, forty-six miles southeast of its capital and largest city, El-Arish on the Mediterranean coast. All 224 people were killed, and all but three of them were Russians. The airplane departed from Egypt's primary resort city, Sharm El-Sheikh, headed for St. Petersburg, Russia. It is the worst aviation disaster in Russian history.Hours later, an affiliate of ISIS, called Sinai Province of the Islamic State, claimed to … [Read more...]

Tzipi Hotovely Says Israel Should Annex the West Bank

Yes, I agree, but in negotiation with the Palestinians in which Israel keeps only its "ancestral land," as its Proclamation of Independence demands, and the Palestinians get all of "the land of the Philistianes."Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a shaky coalition government right now. It includes a lot of ultra-conservative religious leaders who will never agree to let the Palestinians have most, and certainly not all, of the West Bank. In fact, they refuse to call it that and … [Read more...]

Muslims Should Apply Their Moniker to Jesus

The words Muslim and Islam derive from the Arabic word al-silm, which means "submission or surrender." In the case of the religion of Islam, they mean submission to Allah, the Arabic word for God. that is the foremost belief of the Muslims' religion, to submit to God.As a Christian, I also believe that submission to God is the core of my religion. So, Christians and Muslims have this very important tenant of their religion in common.Another important belief in Islam is that God has sent … [Read more...]

Kim Davis Is Wrong

I believe in religious liberty. That's one of the things that makes the United States of America great. Another is that this nation is a democratic republic--the world's greatest experiment at democracy. Thus, every adult citizen--no matter race, economic status, religion, or whatever--has a right to vote in elections for political office and the institution of many of this country's laws. We also have three branches of government that wer established to ensure that no one sector becomes … [Read more...]

Review of Andy Angel’s Book Entitled “Angels”

Author: Andy AngelTitle: Angels: Ancient Whisper of Another WorldPublisher: Cascade Books, an Imprint of Wipf and Stock PublishersDate of Publication: 2012Page Count: xiv, 197That figures! A guy with the last name Angel had to write a book about angels. When I first saw the title of this book and the author’s name, my jaw dropped and I did a double take.Andy Angel is Director of Extension Studies at St John’s College in Nottingham, England, and he is also a professor of Ne … [Read more...]

Emiliano Grillo Wins First PGA Tour Tournament

Well, 23-year old, Argentinian Emiliano Grillo defeated 32-year old, Korean-American Kevin Na on the second hole of a playoff today in the PGA Tour's FRYS.COM tournament on the North Course at Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa, California. They played the par-five eighteenth hole (575 yards) twice. On the first playoff hole, Grillo surprisingly missed a putt of just under two feet that would have given him the win. I watched it today on televsion because I won there 47 years ago, in 1968. (Wow, am … [Read more...]

Winning at Napa on both Tours

The PGA Tour is beginning its 2016 season this week with the FRYS.COM tournament in Napa, California. It's being held at the Silverado Resort and Spa, one of my favorite places in the world. (But it's not like I've been all over the world.) They have two golf courses there, and this tournament is on the North Course. We also used to play a Senior Tour tournament there on the South Course. Napa Valley is such a lovely place, especially this time of year, with rows and rows of vineyards bordered … [Read more...]


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