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Wokeism – A New Religion

Anyone who enters into a moral argument does so at the risk of being labeled a virtue signaler. I make no claim of virtue, nor am I an ethicist or Biblical Apologist. Most of my thoughts today are not my own but, come from the teachings of Fr. James V. Schull S. J. and Pope […]

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The Box

Is there really freedom of conscience and freedom of expression in our country today? Watching as groups identified with BLM and ANTIFA rampaging through our streets, and others who stand with them calling themselves non-violent and both groups invoking freedom of expression while property is destroyed and people are killed, begs asking the question is […]

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Has Political Correctness Overstepped its Bounds?

Are you “Politically Correct”? Do you have the correct politics? Can you give a definition of “politically correct”? The term “politically correct” was originally developed to promote Marxism; it is the antithesis of our First Amendment, especially the Freedom of Speech. Totalitarian enforcers of political correctness claim to be working for the betterment of society […]

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Political correctness, just one tool in the arsenal of sustainability

— Published with Permission of AmericanPolicy.org — “At its worst, political correctness is nothing different from Orwell’s Newspeak – an attempt to change the way people think by forcibly changing the way they speak.” Urban Dictionary “Every child in America entering school at the age of five is mentally ill because he comes to school with certain allegiances […]

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Linguistic Terrorism

My letter to the editor, as submitted to Spokesman-Review: In modern American politics, the word “racist” and its synonyms are often used in the same way “communist” was in the 1950s: to smear and destroy political opponents. Last week, we saw it play out in Spokane County. The word strikes fear in the hearts of […]