Wally Wonders Why No editor, no publisher, you get what you get

January 30, 2008

Nanny state?

Filed under: Media Issue,Politics — Tags: , , — wally @ 6:14 am

No it’s worse. A nanny is hired to help parents take care of their family. Parents still retain all their rights and responsibilities as the head of household and family. As socialism invades our nation, let’s be accurate in our euphemisms. We are not heading for a nanny state. We are heading for a parent state. A state where government is taking on the rights and responsibility as parents over us and our family. Don’t think it’s happening?

  • An appeals court says Arizona’s rules for license plates means that state must grant the Arizona Life Coalition’s request for “choose life” plates. Would you like to see Washington plates with political messages?
  • Should states be able to provide universal health coverage for their residents by requiring employers to offer health coverage or to pay into a fund?
  • Should passing grades be a requirement for teen to get and keep a driver’s license? Parents often link driving to school performance; should the state do the same?

As you walk by these 3 topics from Dean Kahn’s online articles, take the time to stop and smell the roses.

In communist China, family size is strictly controlled by government and here expressing your choice not to endorse killing children has become a political message?

Instead of mandating that each of us carry health insurance like is the situation with auto insurance, the state now wants to require employers to carry your burden.

And the rose that stopped me in my tracks; In an effort to help kids in school, should the state adopt a parenting tool! Why not! It sounds about right for a Parent State, or more accurate a socialist state.

So, who is yo’ mama?

Yo’ mama or yo’ government?

November 19, 2007

Do they know?

Filed under: Local Issue — Tags: , , , — wally @ 8:37 pm

You know, but do they know?They… the students who recently walked out of school to protest the war in Iraq. Do they really know what they are protesting against? Are they old enough to comprehend the impact on the world if we were to leave Iraq now, if we were to leave tomorrow or even if we were to have never entered Iraq? Some say many of the students just wanted to skip while at least one of the students said

[She] … joined because she wanted to draw Ferndale residents’ attention to the war.“Also it shows that youth know something and are willing to support their beliefs,” she said.blogs.bellinghamherald.com

While I feel many high schoolers are truly capable of comprehending the Iraq situation, I also feel that many more just think they can comprehend the situation and protest away.But if some can comprehend and some can’t comprehend, then where do you draw the line on who we listen to and who we don’t? Should we draw a line?? (more…)

October 31, 2007

Halloween tidbit, not to forget

Filed under: Religion — Tags: , — wally @ 6:09 am

The Church DoorThis evening is Halloween and I’ll be out gathering those tasty little tidbits with my kids and thousands upon thousands of other kids. This is one holiday that isn’t about kids nor the family, it’s about candy. Right? Just kidding.

We all know that way back when, this was a pagan holiday. Back before it was hijacked by the Church in Rome who planted a Day for All Saints right in the middle of what the pagan’s must have thought was a perfectly good time. All Hallowed Eve, the eve before the Day for All Saints morphed into Hallowed Eve then Halloween and then into you know the rest of the story.

But as you are dressing your little demons and sending them out to haunt the neighbors, don’t forget this little Halloween tidbit. Almost 500 years ago on Halloween a man named Martin Luther rocked the Christian faith of the day, by nailing his 95 theses on the door of a Roman Catholic Church accusing the church of heresy.

His act on that All Hallow Eve, was one of the major catalysts in the Christian reformation. If you happen to be Lutheran then you might also know today as Reformation Day. His act started a wedge between government and church in the Roman Theocracy.

Christianity was never meant to be administered by governments and Martin Luther’s Halloween “post” helped bring Christianity back to everyone, where Christ intended.

Happy Halloween! Thank God for Martin Luther. Go eat some candy.

October 27, 2007

Time to reload

Filed under: Religion — Tags: , , — wally @ 3:13 pm

If you are a Christian as I am, then here is your warning that it is time to reload and stock up on ammunition. The devil’s still hangin’ in Hollywood.

The Golden Compass is a fantasy movie with Nicole Kidman that is due out in early December and I’ve just seen the press release for a sequel to The DaVinci Code called Angels and Demons.

Trailers for The Golden Compass have been on the front of a few DVD’s we’ve rented. It looked like a fun family type of movie with the same look as Narnia. Now I’ve found that the feel and look was intentional, as the writer of the book made into the movie has targeted C. S. Lewis’ Christian message with his own Atheism message.

Pullman wrote his fantasy trilogy because he was so upset by the Christian evangelism of C.S. Lewis in his wonderful series of Christian tales entitled “The Chronicles Of Narnia.” Pullman is an avowed atheist who has dedicated his life to undermining Christianity and the Church among young readers. The film’s release is only another example of a culture spiraling away from faith, a culture into which we must step in and declare truth.

Worldnet Daily

The Catholic League has looked into this movie and also the authors work.

A film called “The Golden Compass” opens December 7. It is based on the first book of a trilogy titled His Dark Materials. The author of this children’s fantasy is Philip Pullman, a noted English atheist. It is his objective to bash Christianity and promote atheism. To kids. “The Golden Compass” is a film version of the book by that name, and it is being toned down so that Catholics, as well as Protestants, are not enraged.

The second book of the trilogy, The Subtle Knife, is more overt in its hatred of Christianity than the first book, and the third entry, The Amber Spyglass, is even more blatant. Because “The Golden Compass” is based on the least offensive of the three books, and because it is being further watered down for the big screen, some might wonder why parents should be wary of the film.

And following their investigation of the authors work, they have issued a pretty strong recommendation about taking your family to this movie. (more…)

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