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How Should a Lady Interact with Strangers?

September 2, 2013 by


This discussion has been tippy-toed ’round more times than I can count, but since TC is a quiet place these days, I thought (with the permission of the lovely editrixes) that we might have a chat about this. Considerations: 1) It is apparent that the smile of a lady is a valuable thing, lightening many […]

Nothing to Lose : A Requiem for The Patriarchy

August 9, 2013 by


It’s old news now, the verdict is in, George Zimmerman is far from free but he’s not in jail in Florida anymore. Now descend the poverty pimps and race baiters, our own Preezie among them, hoping to gin up a secondary wave of fury that induces a reaction from the Justice Department to pursue charges […]

Is it a matter of taste?

July 28, 2013 by


I am a member of (and an intern in) a church of approximately 3000. That sounds pretty impressive, until you realize that there are half a million people who live within a 30 minute drive. We have a lot of baby Christians at our church. Our outreach pastor goes down and chats the gangbangers up […]

Order of Operations

July 24, 2013 by


The paradigm in Christendom for the past thousand years has been to make folks have a “Christian” life on the outside in order to encourage them to accept Christ on the inside. I’m going to be silent on the efficacy of that approach – I’m not God, and He’s the judge. However, excepting a brave […]

Because there is just too much decency on television

June 18, 2013 by


I suspect this is old news to many, but I only learned of it this week. The FCC is considering loosening decency standards for broadcast television, as well as radio. Parent’s groups are fighting the proposed changes: The commission on Monday issued a request for public comment on a proposal that would focus on penalizing […]

Trading autonomy of the individual for autonomy of the family or marriage changes nothing

June 4, 2013 by


Traditionalists have traded autonomy of the individual for autonomy of the family or marriage.  They view themselves as ubermenschen at the top of a heap labeled “family” or “marriage” instead of a heap labeled “individual”.  They remain trapped in an atomic worldview, seeing only solitary individual family-units, isolated marriages ping-ponging against each other, occasionally but […]

Turns out, the Borg Queen is already here

May 21, 2013 by