Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Affirms a Pro-American Worldview

Issac Schorr, “Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Affirms a Pro-American Worldview” 22 Nov. 2020. National Review. When an August trailer revealed that the 40th president of the United States of America, Ronald Wilson Reagan, would be playing a role in the new Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, I resolved to make […]

I am apt to believe Trump will still be the next President (II)

Statistical Impossibilities in Wisconsin and Michigan In the State of Wisconsin, voter turnout matched the record high of 2004 according to the Wisconsin Election Commission. Erstwhile turnout was 67 percent in 2016; 70 percent in 2012; 69 percent in 2008; and 73 percent in 2004. Apparently Biden bested Obama’s 2008 turnout. In both Michigan and […]

I am apt to believe Trump will still be the next President

I had smug responses to my election prediction with comments such as “This aged well!” But without making the blanket of article postings from the Epoch Times, Newsmax, etc., suffice to say I dignify the contention of the current President of the United States and the GOP legal counsel Sidney Powell that systemic election fraud […]

Reflections on the History of Crusades

I recently added a Crusades historical interest section under my I am a. . . Historian page on Ryan Setliff Online. There’s good reason to question the influence of Neo-Marxist Critical Theorists, Progressives, and Islamophiles in their jeremiads about the Crusades being nothing more than a mask for Western avarice, greed, and hypocrisy. Thomas F. […]

Victor Davis Hanson: The New ‘Old’ World Order

Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and military historian, classics professor, and senior fellow at Hoover Institution with Martin and Illie Anderson. He’s the publisher of over a dozen novels, and a half. His most recent volumes are Ancient Plan Makers: From the Persian Wars to the Decline of Rome, written by Dr. Hanson, and […]

Can virtue be taught? What is the difference between belief and knowledge?

My friend Jacob who blogs at A Wandering Aramean offers an inquiry into the question “Can virtue be taught? What is the difference between belief and knowledge?” This lesson is tethered to Plato and classical literature. Meno is a Socratic dialogue scripted by Plato. Meno appears to explore an understanding of the meaning of virtue, […]

Say no to death’s dominion #Scamdemic

R.R. Reno, editor of First Things, wrote an interesting article “Say No To Death’s Dominion” about how Christian moral teaching doesn’t give credence to this inordinate fear of death that is utilized to rationalize a total societal-economic lock-down in the United States and elsewhere in reaction to an illness less deadly than the common cold. […]

I’m updating my personal home page to reflect a responsive mobile friendly design.

I got an alert that Google doesn’t regard my web site as a Mobile First Responsive Design. Responsive Web design is the approach that suggests that design and development should respond to the user’s behavior and environment based on screen size, platform and orientation. The methodology and practice of Responsive Web Design consists of a […]

I believe in an afterlife, Heaven, the God of the Bible, Jesus Christ.

The hope of the Christian on the basis of faith in the atoning death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ is manifest in the words of Jesus Christ: “In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you” (John 14:2). […]