My Tribute to a Front-Line Medical Worker Who Set an Example for All of Us.

By Eric Beck / May 31, 2020 /

I have three friends who died this past month. One friend was fatally injured in a fall and another died of a massive heart attack. Just one week ago, I learned that a third friend died of Covid-19. Here is my tribute to one front-line medical worker who became my friend over 30 years of…

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The New York Times Reporting on Coronavirus – The Perfect Example of Anti-Trump Bias.

By Eric Beck / April 29, 2020 /

The mainstream media’s coverage of the COVID-19 (aka “Coronavirus”) pandemic has made for an interesting political Rorschach test. Leading the media pack has been the New York Times (The Times) with their April 11th hit-piece decrying President Trump’s handling of our nation’s Coronavirus response. The Times has been pushing out three distinct anti-Trump narratives to…

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Progressives Believe Tolerance Is an Important Value. Here Is Why They Are Wrong.

By Eric Beck / March 25, 2020 /

Former Archbishop Charles Chaput of the Catholic Diocese of Philadelphia has a somewhat famous quote attributed to him from a sermon he preached on the topic of tolerance. The Archbishop was quoted saying that “evil preaches tolerance until it is dominant and then it tries to silence good.” In the context of today’s evolving political…

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Six Things I Learned on My Medical Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic.

By Eric Beck / March 5, 2020 /

I recently had the privilege of traveling on a medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic (D.R.) with members of my local church here in Greenville, South Carolina. Our mission team included three doctors, several medical professionals, and others like me who helped support service delivery. Our mission was simple. Coordinate with local missionaries and…

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What the Progressive Left Will Not Tell You About Supply-Side Economics: It Works

By Eric Beck / February 5, 2020 /

How many times have you heard a progressive Leftist disparage supply-side economics? For example, progressives will say supply-side fiscal policies deliver nothing but tax cuts for the rich, thereby putting more wealth in the hands of the one percent. They then tell us how these policies only allow a small portion of this wealth to…

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As We Celebrate Martin Luther King Day… Let’s Not Forget the Contributions of Another Important Civil Rights Leader.

By Eric Beck / January 22, 2020 /

It Is Right That We Celebrate Martin Luther King. Dr. Martin Luther King was more than just a civil rights leader. He is an American icon. It is right that we label him as such because he, more than any other American, opened our collective eyes to the injustice of segregation and discrimination against blacks.…

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Are “Red Flag” Laws the Answer to Reducing the Number of Mass Shootings?

By Eric Beck / January 9, 2020 /

Monday night’s GOP debate in Greenville, South Carolina highlighted an important policy issue that continues to be pushed to the forefront of the public’s attention. The debate featured five highly qualified candidates for County Sheriff who discussed topics as diverse as recruitment, reducing emergency response times, and how the county should coordinate its activities with…

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Three Rules for Religious Leaders to Avoid Another “Christianity Today” Controversy.

By Eric Beck / December 26, 2019 /

Christianity Today Has Generated Unnecessary Controversy. Just in time for the Christmas holiday we have a brewing controversy in the Christian evangelical community, one that never should have occurred. This controversy was launched by Editor-In-Chief Mark Galli’s December 19th editorial in Christianity Today entitled Trump Should Be Removed from Office. His editorial explicitly called for…

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What Ever Happened to America’s Limited Government Under Federalism?

By Eric Beck / December 11, 2019 /

The Federal Government’s Legitimate Role Went Off the Rails in 1936. America is an exceptional nation for many reasons. However, the ability of the federal government to live within its means is not one of them. This has not always been the case. Prior to 1936, the federal government employed a conservative interpretation of the…

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A Proclamation For Our Time… Once Again.

By Eric Beck / November 27, 2019 /

On this Thanksgiving Day, I would like to share with you the words of President Abraham Lincoln that most earnestly and reverently called upon a divided union of the states to be healed. This call came while proclaiming the last Thursday of each November as our national day for giving thanks to God for all…

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