Author Archives: Citizen Tom

About Citizen Tom

I am just an average citizen interested in promoting informed participation in the political process.

THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS

I just finished reading Mark Levin‘s latest book, The Liberty Amendments. It is a good book. I don’t agree with all his amendments (like about 8 of the 10), but I think the general approach is sound. I am also … Continue reading

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Easter Week Devotion

A couple of thousand years ago, Christ Jesus paid the price for our sins. Because we find it so hard to believe that anyone would die to save a sinner from Hell, we find the story of Jesus difficult to … Continue reading

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ANSWERING JESUS’ SKEPTICS — PART 3

In Part 2 of this series (ADDING A BIT OF PERSPECTIVE:  ARE ROMAN CATHOLICS JESUS’ SKEPTICS?), we considered the advisability of giving Roman Catholics a bunch of grief. That’s because many Catholic teachings seem to rely more upon tradition than … Continue reading

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WHICH TEAM ARE YOU PLAYING FOR?

We all belong to some sort of political group or faction. Some of us affiliate with divisive groups. Others work for the betterment of the entire country. Some of us see the gain of others as a good thing. Others … Continue reading

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WHAT DO THE WORD “GAY” AND THE REBEL FLAG HAVE IN COMMON WITH HERESY?

A Book Review I just finished reading A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the American Civil War by Amanda Foreman. The book ended up being far more fascinating than I anticipated. I read it, and then I immediately read … Continue reading

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