Amidst the devastation and tragedy in my home state, heroes have emerged. Here are nine people whose bravery I’m thankful for.
While there is no guarantee it would improve things, it seems well past time for this country to amend the Constitution to make Congress craft single-issue legislation.
Climate isn’t the same as weather––unless, of course, weather happens to be politically useful. In that case, weather portends climate apocalypse.
Amidst the devastation and tragedy, heroes have emerged. Here are nine people whose bravery I’m thankful for.
Some of the celebrities rushing to blame climate change who lost their homes actually lived in a region known for regular fires.
A Democrat-led California oversight agency released a report earlier this year on wildfire destruction that mirrored President Trump’s sentiments. Yet he’s taking heat for being ‘partisan.’
Louisiana’s group of citizen-sailors banded together on their own initiative to help their neighbors, without any official government involvement. And they’re doing it again.
You might grumble at having to pay high prices. But shortages turn disaster areas into looting zones as otherwise law-abiding citizens become desperate for essential supplies.
FEMA is now accepting disaster aid applications through February 4 from houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
The Puerto Rican governor’s office put out a call for mainland commercial drivers willing to help. Unfortunately, the capacity of bureaucrats to stifle selfless service is disturbingly strong.
An island already exhausted and resource-depleted from rendering aid to neighboring islands was now the target of a catastrophic storm, the likes of which hadn’t been seen there since 1928.
While many articles stress that children need to be reassured against the potential for impending doom, I am also loathe to lie to my child.
Democrats may have read The New York Times’ analysis of the connection between hurricanes and climate change and realized scientists know very little about it.
Technically, yes, hurricanes exist because of sins like extramarital sex and abortion. Yet theodicy — reconciling God’s goodness with the existence of evil — is much, much more complicated than such sneering reductionism.
If Americans actually had a significant problem with hate (and we don’t) do you really believe the solution is for us to focus on hate to the exclusion of everything else in the universe?
Mercifully, it ended. Well, the rain stopped, anyway. But for the overwhelming majority of us in Houston, the hangover from Harvey has only begun.
God is fighting a battle that is broader than American or even world politics in 2017.
So many stories from southeast Texas have popped up in recent days about the lengths people will go to save our four-legged friends.
The key question with an emergency spending bill is whether it will immediately help the people and homes and businesses and infrastructure in the affected areas.
First responders are doing excellent work. But the idea behind the cartoon — that only government officials serve their neighbors — is just flatly wrong.
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