September 2018

FALSE WITNESS: When Preachers Lie

“A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape.” - Proverbs 19:5

In my humble opinion, a politician with a microphone, say nothing of a "preacher," is more dangerous and destructive than one hundred heavily armed gunmen.  The gunman's capacity to do harm is limited.  The inflammatory rhetoric of a politician or preacher could ignite a conflagration that consumes an entire community, perhaps even a nation.

Warning Signs: The Truth About The Death of Sandra Bland

On July 13, 2015, Sandra Bland was found hanged.  She was an inmate in the Waller County (Texas) jail.  Her death sparked nationwide outrage and demonstrations.  “Social justice” activists rushed to exploit her arrest, and subsequent death, as another instance of racial profiling and “police brutality.”  The media projected the narrative that the death of Sandra Bland was yet another example of police violence against Blacks.  The heated rhetoric, baseless accusations, and racially-charged narrative are one thing.