I honestly have nothing other than just sadness once again that we have to peer into the abyss of the depraved violence that we do to each other and the nexus of a just gaping racial wound that will not heal, yet we pretend doesn’t exist.
And I’m confident, though, that by acknowledging it, by staring into that and seeing… Continue reading
The Pew Research Center conducted a poll to determine the issues on which evangelical leaders agree and disagree:
The Bible is the Word of God. (98% agreed)
Christianity is the one, true faith leading to eternal life. (96% agreed)
Abortion is usually or always wrong. (96% agreed)
Society should discourage homosexuality. (84% agreed)
Men have a duty to serve as… Continue reading
I have deliberately waited to post about the assassination of Osama bin Laden. As with everyone, I have many thoughts on this matter — some of them conflicting.
First, I have no grief for the man. He was maniacal. His life energy focused on the destruction of a people, a way of life. He is an example of the ultimate… Continue reading
This, pardon my bluntness, imbecile, Pastor Terry Jones, is nothing more than a religious extremist and an opportunist. That the media gave him any national attention speaks to their lack of professionalism and their contribution to validating his absurd attention-seeking, sensationalist behavior. Extreme voices that lack credibility should be marginalized not sensationalized. The for-profit based media in the country is… Continue reading
The title, from the question at the end of the quoted material below, is a sickening wake up call we need to all feel in our national collective stomach. We are flushing our civil liberties down the toilet for an invisible threat that some are speculating was killed several years ago.
You know those airport scanners that can see through… Continue reading
Why are people so loyal to this man?! As a dear friend of mine said last Friday night over pizza: “The reason I’m not voting for Bush is his record, his horrible, horrible record. All the arguments about Vietnam are the Republicans way of obscuring the fact that the man’s record is a horror! Good God! The man is just… Continue reading
If you want to read the entire 9/11 Commission Report, click here.… Continue reading
Hmmm, this one caught my eye:
Look for Osama to be produced during the democratic convention*. (And about time, too!)
* WASHINGTON, July 8 – Osama bin Laden and his chief lieutenants, operating from hideouts suspected to be along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, are directing an al-Qaeda effort to launch an attack in the United States sometime this year, senior Bush… Continue reading