Taking A Stand

by Mike Pyatt

Mike Pyatt

Early patriots took a stand-one that cost many everything. Our stand isn’t as life threatening, but the cost will be incalculable if we relent. “We must be certain where we stand before firmly planting our feet there,” someone sagely warned. That’s true for Christians and co-belligerents. Even the Leftist, liberal, agnostic and atheist, in this 21st Century, must understand that warning that influences our direction, to safely navigate the political, philosophical, social and theological waters. That’s where the battle lines are drawn. The fight against evil and injustice persists. America is still uniquely positioned to shape our destiny, and Christians specifically, insist not without God’s Hand to guide us. Most conservative and liberty minded people understand the interplay of such exchanges, and the ancient battle between secularism and Biblical Christianity. read more


ENDOW: Kiss Your Job Goodbye

By Bradley Harrington 

Brad Harrington

“A committee is the only known form of life with a hundred bellies and no brain.” — Robert Heinlein, “Methuselah’s Children,” 1958 —

Wyoming’s “Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming” (ENDOW) bill was signed into law by Gov. Matt Mead back on March 3, and — now, as its first step of operation — its 25-member Council has recently been turned loose to solve our “economic diversity” issues:

“As part of the ENDOW Initiative Executive Council’s first meetings Thursday and Friday at Laramie County Community College, the group identified a number of those potential impediments to growth. It also assigned committees to tackle the problems.” (“ENDOW council identifies impediments to economic diversification,” WTE, May 13.) read more


Wyoming and Refugees

If you recall, in response to the citizen push-back that WY Governor Mead received from his Sept 2013 letter to the US Office of Refugee Resettlement, Mead expressed his concerns about potential racism, and said he had called upon the WY Humanities Council “to consider ways to talk about refugees and encourage thoughtful – not hurtful – discussion” (July 1, 2015 MMead audio here, (CST Editorial here, KGWN Article here).

Since that time (June/July 2015), the announcements or notices for these discussions hosted by the WY Humanities Council have been scant at best.  Running online searches, the only significant findings are listed below: read more

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