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Seven Thoughts on Debacle 2016

You might have noticed I’m #NeverTrump.

Yep. And I will keep writing about it. This week, rather than offer more of my own writing, I’ll share seven articles by top thinkers shaping my perspective.

Are you in the Trump boat? Elsewhere? Either way, consider these viewpoints:

1. Ben Shapiro (National Review)
“Trump has displayed instability, unwillingness to learn, and deep-seated arrogance manifest in an unearned sense of knowledge. His consummate belief in his own abilities as a dealmaker, combined with his unwarranted trust in his own ability to cut through thorny policy thickets with broad strokes, makes him ignorant and dangerous.”

Christianity and Government: An Interview with Joseph Knowles

This past week I interviewed Joseph Knowles. Joseph studied at Regent University School of Law. He is 32 and lives in Virginia. He and I found common ground in our understanding of Christianity and government.

Must a Christian Vote?

When Christians look at Donald Trump, they are not happy. But many are now asking, wouldn’t it be better to support Trump so we can block Hillary Clinton, who is even worse?

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I’ve been thinking a lot about that question. Indeed, Hillary probably is a worse person than Donald Trump. And her ideology is certainly worse. Because she has an ideology. But is one candidate more dangerous to the country than the other? If so, why?

Social Justice and Scripture: Untie the Knot Pt.10

The United States has been exceptional as the country founded upon a moral idea: individual rights.

The founding fathers recognized man’s rights as inalienable. Rights are discovered, not granted.

On Political Strategy: 3 Reasons Evil Has Conquered

Chess.

[This was published in June 2016, but I believe analysis continues to be relevant]

In light of the news that David French may be running as an independent in order to weaken Trump, many conservative voters are now asking,

Does it matter?
Should I get on board?
Shouldn’t I support the candidate who is second worst?
What about the Supreme Court?
What about practicality?
What about the next four years?
What if Hillary wins?

To all this I would pose a very important question back in your direction: “What if Donald Trump wins?”