We Need a Populist Movement—Part 3: Civil Rights

Image via Wikipedia It’s pretty simple, really. I can not imagine a United States in which women were not allowed to vote, in which they were considered more as a man’s property, his birthright, his just reward for manhood.  I can’t imagine a United States in which black people were considered property, slaves, people owned and bred for the profit… Continue reading

We Need a Populist Movement—Part 2: Governance

Follow the money. I personally think that our nation’s government has never been so broken or dysfunctional in my lifetime. And I completely agree with Larry Lessig on the cause: Congress is beholden to corporate interests above all else because their expensive elections are funded by corporate donations. This is the root cause; therefore, fixing how elections are funded is… Continue reading

Bag the Tea Party

Image via Wikipedia I’ve had all of the Tea Party insanity I can stomach. They now want a Constitutional Renaissance. What kind of horse @#$% is that?! They want to revisit the 1st amendment, the 14th amendment, and states rights. Freedom of religion only will apply to the religions they want it to apply to.  The 14th amendment should only… Continue reading

No! You’re Too Fat!!

On one of my flights today I noticed a heavyset man in the row in front of me reading some religious magazine.  I caught the title of one of the articles and almost threw up.  I forget exactly how it was worded, but it basically was about how much more religious persecution could the church endure these last days. My… Continue reading