Foundational Principles

Foundational principles are sometimes called fundamental principles. For now, we can summarize it like this: “principles from which other truths can be derived”. Here is an analogy. I taught land navigation in the Air Force as a part of annual combat survival training before GPS. It is too bad life does not come with one. Read More

Mac and Mike with Vlad Lemets

Vlad Lemets is a friend who served in the U.S. Army during the Iraq War. He is from Russia as you can tell by his accent. Vlad is an American citizen and has a unique perspective on many things. As he says, America is the last hope for the world. That is why he is Read More

Mac and Mike on Ukraine

Tucker Carlson hammered Mike Turner, Republican Congressman from Ohio about a letter (see this link for the letter) he and other members sent to Joe Biden about supporting Ukraine due to a build-up of Russian forces on their border. See the Tucker vs Turner video at this link. Tucker asked questions that made a point. Read More

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Decline of American Culture

Mac and I were discussing the decline in American culture. We are both in our 60s and have noticed things getting worse. We wondered if it had something to do with Christian values declining. We were shocked to discover the decline from 2001 to 2019. In 2001 those identifying as Christian were at 85%. By Read More

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Mac & Mike on Accountability

When we were in the military they taught a technique called TQM. Many joked TQM stood for “Time to Quite the Military. Now they are likely teaching Six Sigma. The main point I’m driving at is a technique that was taught to fix things quickly. You outlined all the problems. Then you had the group Read More

The Problem of Evil

  Why do bad things happen to good people? If God is good then why does He allow it? The question should really be turned upside down. Why does God allow good things to happen to anyone? Aren’t we all fallen short? If so, does anyone “deserve” good things? In the final analysis, the problem Read More

Right To Be Forgotten Law

The “Right to be Forgotten” AKA the “right to erasure” law in European Union and various countries is complicated. You can read more about it using the link above. The issue arose from the desire of individuals to “determine the development of their life in an autonomous way, without being perpetually or periodically stigmatized as Read More

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Mac & Mike on Sexual Harassment

If you listen to news stories about sexual harassment and compare them to what we see in our culture it appears to be sending mixed messages. Hollywood and the music industry come to mind. The same groups that promote sexuality are often the same groups involved in the Me Too Movement. It makes me wonder Read More

Debt and Deficit Must End

In this episode, Mac and Mike discuss debt and deficits. Isn’t it odd that people who live by financial limits vote for officials who live with virtually no limits? Try to call your bank and tell them you want your $20,000 credit limit raised to $50,000. Then wait for the laugh. It was only a Read More

Mac and Mike on Lt. Col Stuart Scheller Jailed

By now you have likely all heard about Marine Lt. Col who demanded ‘accountability’ thrown into the brig without charges. If not, click here. Why did Lt. Col Stuart Scheller post his video asking for accountability? “So we don’t keep making the same mistakes over and over!” If we do not hold people responsible there Read More