Category Archives: Freedoms

Dollywood, Lesbians & the Neidermeyer Complex

You may know him as The Maestro — Bob Cobb — from several memorable episodes of Seinfeld.  But, before Mark Metcalf was The Maestro, he was Neidermeyer, the tightly wound ROTC officer in the 1978 John Landis-directed classic, Animal House.  … Continue reading

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Sharia Law: Constitutional Menace or a Religious Freedom?

When you hear the words, “Sharia Law,” what immediately comes to mind?  If you said an Islamic legal code that is incompatible with the laws of our nation and states, you would probably be in “good” company, at least in … Continue reading

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Obama’s High Tech Enemies List & Nixon’s Ghost

If I believed in ghosts (which I don’t — demons and spirits are another matter altogether), I could almost see the ghost of Richard Milhaus Nixon walking on the grounds of the White House.  That America’s 37th President is haunting  or otherwise … Continue reading

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SBC Calvinism & Patriotic Worship: A Final Word

Since my initial posts on the SBC’s New Calvinism & Patriotic Worship (Part 1 and Part 2), I have gotten many responses — both positive and negative — both here at From Law to Grace and at SBCVoices.  Based upon … Continue reading

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Westboro’s Free Speech Win: Repugnant Yet Right

“Speech is powerful. It can stir people to action, move them to tears of both joy and sorrow, and—as it did here—inflict great pain. On the facts before us, we cannot react to that pain by punishing the speaker.  As … Continue reading

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A Fallen American Hero Laid to Rest

On a beautiful winter’s day — with crystal clear blue skies and a cool breeze –a New Mexico native and American hero was laid to rest on Friday afternoon in Belen, New Mexico.  United States Marine Sgt. Garrett A. “Bear” Misener, … Continue reading

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All Air Travelers Presumed Terrorists!

“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly … Continue reading

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Diverse Voices in the Marketplace of Ideas

We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values.  For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a … Continue reading

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Profiled by Border Patrol: Works For Me

Every time I return home from a trip to El Paso or Las Cruces, it happens.  I’m profiled.  You see, there are border patrol checkpoints just outside of Alamogordo, NM, the place where I call home.  Set up to stop the flow of … Continue reading

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Baptist Birds & Kentucky Mosques

As a transplanted Southerner living in the high desert of New Mexico, I am constantly trying to disciple the church flock on the finer points of our cherished Baptist distinctives.  Every time that we have a potluck fellowship at church, it gives … Continue reading

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