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A Spiritual Battle or Political?

Putting on the armor for what is ahead! Have we gone from traditional politics into spiritual warfare that attacks the roots of what has made America the greatest county in the history of the world? When we talk about “demonic influence” and the spiritual attacks we face today in almost every aspect of our life […]

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The Long March – Why the Left Celebrates Success

Os Guinness is a treasure among Christian apologists today and yes he is related to the Irish brewing family. His parents were missionaries in China and were held captive under the Japanese and had to flee back to the UK after Mao and the communists took control Os spent time with Francis Schaeffer at L’abri […]

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What about HR 2471 and Critical Race Theory

While on the campaign trail, I have been privileged to meet many Idahoans. Inevitably, the topics of education, Critical Race Theory, and gender identity come up. I have pledged to support a School Choice Program. I am opposed to CRT and similar ideologies. Interestingly, some continue to say that CRT and gender identity are not […]

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John Livingston

Pedagogy vs Curriculum the Hidden Agenda

I listened on Idaho in Session to the JFAC Budget Committee hearings and the questioning of the Presidents of Idaho’s State Funded Universities. The President of the Idaho State Board of Education Kurt Liebeck admitted that the State Board of Education “hasn’t spent one second talking about Critical Race Theory (CRT)”. I doubt that Mr. […]

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John Livingston

Character of a People

My wife and I have spent the last 10 days on Chesapeake Bay. We are staying in a cottage on Mobjack Bay. Before I married my wife, I spent 20 years in Tidewater Virginia during my surgical training and then my service in the Navy. I truly love Virginia. When we got away from the […]

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How to Make a Liberal

I have spent some time this week while on Whidbey Island in Washington State watching people. Everybody in Washington State is now wearing masks indoors and outdoors on our beach! I think of my grandparents who fought in WWII and my parents who both served in the Korean War. How do a people allow themselves […]

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Long Term Impact of COVID-19

What is the long-term impact of Covid-19 on Idaho? It has increased our dependency on the government. With the pandemic declaration, Idaho received $1B in Covid-19 relief. About 55% of that went to advance Medicare payments to health care providers. They went to businesses as grants or loans. And, it also went to direct aid […]

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It’s All Connected

Has anyone noticed the connection between “Wokeness” and corporate cronyism”? What about between “stakeholder capitalism” and “economic Fascism” like we saw in Mussolini’s Italy or Hitler’s Third Reich, or in any totalitarian Marxist State? Our own country was founded on Judeo Christian Enlightenment ideals of individual liberty and the belief that we are united as […]

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Toxic Male Training for Football Players

Any resemblance that one finds to real life events is purely coincidental. This is a work of fiction. Coach Manley Mann was the head football coach of the Benewah State University (BSU) Stallions. They were a team known throughout the country for their “blue collar “work ethic. Three- star players, mentored by talented young on […]

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If you like Communism, You will love Critical Race Theory

The Marxists started critical theory to criticize western culture and capitalism. It complemented their revolution of workers of the world rising up against the capitalists. The Frankfurt School leaders Herbert Marcuse, Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer came to America in the 30’s and started implementing Marxism through our cultural institutions of education, media and journalism. […]

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Racism Is A Public Health Crisis

Very recently there has been a massive push towards creating the myth, or what is really a theory without any scientific proof, that racism is a public health crisis, and if not already in your city or county, may be coming to your local government soon with a resolution to adopt it. It is Critical […]

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Critical Race Theory and Carrots

It’s an age-old trick: dangling the carrot in front of the donkey to get him to move; in other words, to induce desired behavior. Presently in Idaho, the “carrot” is the millions of dollars in federal grants, which induces acceptance of the accompanying ideologies within the Critical Race Theory and other “social justice” agendas. Critical […]

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