The NRA President Comes to Effingham, Illinois

The new National Rifle Association President Oliver North came to the heart of the USA – Effingham, Illinois Thursday. God, country and family marked the three primary themes of his visit. Of course, he threw in a health dose of guns for good measure as well. That seemed appropriate as Effingham County holds the distinction […]

Is Carrying a Gun a Spiritual Thang?

I used to attend a Reformed Episcopal Church in Amarillo, Texas. I’m not there any more and neither is the church. (It seems traditional values are somewhat out of fashion in both marriages and churches, nowadays). The former rector of the church is a close friend, and he’s moved on to “greener” pastures (Amarillo is […]