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Appraise the Political Landscape

Spy Out the Land

Spy Out the Land

Keeping up with the news can be a depressing and frustrating endeavor. Sometimes, even I am tempted to just throw my hands and keep my head buried in the sand. So why pay attention? Well, for starters, we can use current events to provide a way for us to direct a discussion toward spiritual things when we are speaking with someone who might not ordinarily be interested in such. Keeping up with current events can also help us to be prepared for changing conditions around us.

And finally, staying appraised of the economic and political events happening in the world can provide timely lessons that we can use as we seek to teach others. If you are determined to make a difference, then you can’t stick your head in the sand – you need to pay attention, and look for teachable moments. I hope the posts that appear on this page will help you do just that.

Today
Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let's take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today's environmentalists' predictions. In 1970, [...]
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
Source: Heritage Foundation – The Foundary
For eight years, U.S. foreign assistance was tied to a leftist political agenda rather than American interests, and it's now up to President Donald Trump to correct that, Sen. Mike [...]
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
Source: Heritage Foundation – The Foundary
Earlier
The Syrian regime of Bashar Assad is blamed for inflaming terrorism in the Middle East. (Photo: Omar Sanadiki/Reuters/Newscom)
In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump — who campaigned on an “America first” platform — has used the power of his office to act on the world stage. He's [...]
Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Source: Heritage Foundation – The Foundary
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Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Source: The Economist
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Sun, Apr 23, 2017
Source: The Economist
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Fri, Apr 21, 2017
Source: The Economist
A few weeks ago I had to miss our family's Friday movie night for an event at work. Our AEI Executive Council (student group) was hosting a screening of “To [...]
Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Source: Values and Capitalism