Tom Parker

Investiture speech of Alabama Associate Justice Tom Parker

Justice Tom Parker delivered the following speech on January 14, 2005 at his investiture to the Alabama Supreme Court. May it please the Courts. Governor, Public Officials, friends and family, thank you for being here today. The defining question for the American people today is this: “By what standard?”   By...

George Patton

Patton Still Speaks

This article by Victor Davis Hanson, published in Hillsdale College‘s Imprimis, gives great pause for thought when evaluating our situation in the “war on terror.” Mr. Hanson reviews General George Patton’s approach to warfare and applies some of the general’s principles to our current endeavors. I have to say that, though...


On the road to Hell

A quote from C. S. Lewis, so clearly stating truth. The safest road to Hell is the gradual one–the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.


Dr. Martin Luther on confessing Christ

A quote from Martin Luther, important to reflect on today. If I profess with the loudest voice and clearest exposition every portion of the truth of God except precisely that little point which the world and the devil are at that moment attacking, I am not confessing Christ, however boldly I...


The Frog I Met

Here’s a nonsense poem I wrote in 1999 during my last semester in college at The University of Alabama. The Frog I Met (By Sparky) Running in the fields today, I met a bullfrog in the hay. Red with yellow polka-dots, He was an odd fellow from an odd lot. Frog...