Casinos are still illegal, aren’t they?

(Jon) Somehow, Fort Wayne seems to have elected a mayor who is aggressively pro-gambling. If you missed it, Mayor Tom Henry told Indiana’s NewsCenter on the first day in office that he wants the plans for a new Fort Wayne casino in place by this summer: The topic of gambling has crossed the mind of […]

It’s time for Christians to get over it and celebrate Halloween already

This is a repost from my own blog at www.jonswerens.com. Soon after my wife and I became Christians, the first holiday out the window was Halloween. It was obviously devilish, and we wanted our children to have nothing to do with it. Back in the ’80s and early ’90s, Satanism scaremongers like the now-discredited Mike […]

Tearing apart the patchwork quilt of society

In their latest newsletter (PDF), my friends at AB417 lay a smackdown on the Internet: There is no such thing as a cyber community. At best, there already exists a community that perhaps can be enhanced through an online connection. The problem is not the intranet (sic), but a society that sees it fit to […]