Category Archives: Current Events

Religious Test

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has recently received some well-deserved criticism over his questioning of President Donald Trump’s nominee for deputy budget director, Russell Vought. Sanders tried to portray Vought, an evangelical Christian, as anti-Islamic because of statements he made regarding … Continue reading

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Storm Awareness

A Canadian man appeared to be oblivious to the dangerous tornado looming behind him as he mowed his lawn. However, his wife, who took the picture, says that he was fully aware of the storm. He just reasoned that it … Continue reading

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Birth Pains

It seems like April the giraffe was in the news all spring. She finally gave birth to her calf after, what, six weeks of labor? Maybe it wasn’t that long, but it sure seemed like it! I think that baby … Continue reading

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Coarse Language

Late night television host Stephen Colbert is taking some heat for his recent opening monologue, in which he used vulgar language to make disparaging remarks about President Donald Trump. I don’t regularly watch Colbert, but I have enjoyed some of … Continue reading

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Classy Response

Outfielder Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles was on the receiving end of some mean-spirited racial taunting at the hands of some of the Boston Red Sox fans during a game at Fenway Park Monday night. After the game Jones spoke … Continue reading

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What a Picture Is Worth

U.S. missile strikes disabled a Syrian airfield Thursday night. This action was in direct response to the Syrians having used chemicals to kill some of their own people, including small, innocent children. The U.S. has sent a clear message to … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste It!

Speaking yesterday evening at an energy industry conference in Texas, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “No country would find 173 billion barrels of oil in the ground and just leave them there.” His common-sense statement was well-received at that … Continue reading

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Winners and Losers

There has been much talk about the mix-up at the Academy Awards last Sunday evening. “La La Land” was announced as the winner of the best picture award. Many people affiliated with the movie came up on stage to receive … Continue reading

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Trading Places

My cousin paid $3,000 for Super Bowl tickets several months ago, not realizing that his planned trip to the big game would conflict with his wedding day. Now he is scrambling to find someone to take his place. If anyone … Continue reading

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March for Life

The March for Life is taking place today in Washington, D.C. Throngs of pro-life people have gathered near the Washington Monument to celebrate life and speak up for tiny human beings who cannot yet speak for themselves. Vice President Mike … Continue reading

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