“Your Pension Is Bigger Than Mine”

  “I don’t look at my pension…it’s not as big as yours.” – President Obama I enjoy debates, but that comment last night irks me on many levels. We are in big trouble as a nation when we attach significance, worth, and sense of superiority to being either rich or poor. The Prosperity Gospel (God [Read More...]

Does Big Government Make Neighbors Superfluous?

Food stamps verses neighbors

I’d rather have a homemade loaf of bread from my neighbor than a loaf of whole grain Wonder bread from the Government. One type of care has a federal stamp on it. The other has a heart beating within it. We talk about whether we want “big government” or “small government” as if we’re talking [Read More...]

Entitlement, Candy Canes, & Richard Cory


Entitlement is the thistle taking over the garden of the American dream. It simply will not die…and the more space it’s given, the more space it takes. What nobly began as the “unalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” has turned into the unalienable right to not be uncomfortable, impoverished, or relatively [Read More...]