Many Americans are incensed that the Obama Administration is in process of removing the trial of terrorists from Military to Civilian Criminal Courts. What motivates the Left to try Jihadists who have violated the rules of war as if they were ordinary American criminals? Attorney General Eric Holder claims than transparency is necessary for American credibility?or are there deeper psychological reasons? Listen is as Host John Snyder discusses the Criminalization of War with Stephen Z. Nemo (Mr. Curmudgeon) and Mr.
Atom Smashers, Apologetics, String Theory, Judaism, Denominationalism, Works Doctrine and the New Mighty Men of God pass under cursory examination, along with other subjects in this wide ranging discussion between Host John Snyder and a fan named Joe.
Listen in as Host John Snyder, Mr. Everyman Nick Ellis and Stephen Z. Nemo, (AKA Mr. Curmudgeon) discuss the Left's Death Wish. Despite polling data that shows opposition above 70%, why are Democrats defying public opinion and apparently willing to destroy themselves in order to pass "reforms" that the American people do not want? What does this tell us about the Left's worldview and the character of the Democratic Party? There is more here than mere political difference.
It is becoming irresistably evident that Iran is developing an atomic weapon. Still, the West and the United States seem to be dedicated to ignoring this horrifying possibility. What is it about our post-modern, post-Christian world that refuses to come to grips with hard facts and difficult choices. Listen in as Host John Snyder, Steven Z. Nemo (AKA Mr. Curmudgeon) and Mr. Everyman, Nick Ellis discuss, Iran and the Bomb.
Potential Presidential candidate Sarah Palin went to Tennessee this week and spoke to the rising power of the Tea Party movement. What is this new force on the political landscape? Is the Tea Party a true conservative movement? Do the Republicans and radio talk show hosts really understand what this movement represents? Is there a danger that the Tea Party movement will divide the right wing in November 2010? Listen in as Host John Snyder and guests Mr. Curmudgeon and Mr. Everyman-Nick Ellis discuss the Tea Party Phenomenon.
Debt, indifference and redirection of emphasis means that America soon will have no manned space program. This means the United States will be incapable of repairing orbiting satellites and space stations, which ultimately means reduced military intelligence. In short, this country will be falling behind China, Russia, Europe and possibly even Iran in mastering the "High Ground" of space.
After the election in Massachusetts – politicians and people alike are seeing a swing to the Right. Is this as Democrats claim, simply a local election with a poorly run campaign? Or is it because of Obama and politics on a national level? Perhaps it’s because of something deeper, some ideological difference that separates these two arena’s of philosophy. Tune into our first Skype podcast with John Snyder, Mr. Curmudgeon and Nick Ellis on In the Public Square.
In a world of decisions which involve moral responsiblity human beings are bound by moral conscience and therefore, cannot plead that they did not, or could not know the consequence of their actions. ,,The judgment of God and history is based on a presupposition that human being have can and do comprehend the moral consequence of action. Hence, all human action, like negligence, is governed by an operational assumption that moral beings have a DUTY TO KNOW. This is why innocence is so hard to find.
Guest Jennifer Lahl of the CBC (Center for Bioethics and Culture) is interviewed by John Snyder and Alexandra Berauer regarding the CBC's new documentary: THE LINES THAT DIVIDE-a full length investigative report into stem cell research, both adult and embryonic, surveying the issues from a scientific and ethical perspective.
Exactly 2000 years ago one of the momentus conflicts of human history stopped the Roman Empire in its tracks and unwittingly transformed the European continent into a contested battleground between two distinctive cultural camps: Romans and Germans. Listen in as Host John Snyder explains how this relates to Martin Luther, the Reformation, Whig History and the spirit of Freedom.