Monthly Archives: January 2017

On the EO RE: Immigration–Beware the Deceptive Straw Man and Keep Calm

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila Is it heartless and hateful to enact reasonable immigration restrictions? Is it so black-and-white? Or is there a “straw man” lurking somewhere? ONE VIEW A friend of mine, also a blogger, whose work I admire for the … Continue reading

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“I Am Not A Disgrace to Women Because I Don’t Support the Women’s March,” by Vanny Byington

I simply cannot think of a better way to put this. 

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A Plea to Anarchists and Protesters Planning Violence On Inauguration, 2017

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila The plea: step aside for a few moments and carefully think it over. There may be a lot more at stake for you than you think… I have said it many times during this U.S. election season: … Continue reading

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“Fake News” and “News Bubbles”–On Selling the Need to Eliminate Freedom of Speech

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila “They were interchangeable tools, and the catchy phrases continued without abatement.” ― Robert A. Caro (who writes about power and power brokers). Of late, headlines seem peppered with two new expressions–“fake news” and “news bubbles”. Say, what? What’s happened … Continue reading

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On Self-Help Lists, GOD-Help Lists, and How I Succeeded Despite Math

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila For those who are reading this for the “How I Succeeded Despite Math” part, skip to “Real Life Math Story,” below.  ON SELF-HELP LISTS Recently, I viewed a number of  good “self-help” videos on strategies to overcome … Continue reading

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On Personal Spiritual Revival: How, Here, Now!

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila INTRODUCTION The hue and cry of many believers today is for revival so that Christians wake up from the many Gospels-du-jour that seem to have reduced the Word of God in many places to one or more … Continue reading

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Was It Russia Hacking or Is This A Classic “Bait and Switch” from REAL News?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila As I write this, hearings have begun in Washington D.C. regarding who hacked into whose (ruling class) computers in the U.S. and then, just before our elections, published hard-copy e-mail evidence of crimes and misdemeanors found in … Continue reading

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