Bible

Hillary’s Passover Editorial

In the Quran, Passover is one of the most recounted stories.  It is the story of the bondage of the Children of Israel and their deliverance from Egypt’s Pharaoh. In the New Testament, the “last supper” is Jesus’ celebrating Passover.  There seems to be only one problem.  The archeologists and historians of today cannot find […]

A quote by Garrison Keillor

The party of Lincoln and Liberty was transmogrified into the party of hairy-backed swamp developers and corporate shills, faith-based economists, fundamentalist bullies with Bibles, Christians of convenience, freelance racists, misanthropic frat boys, shrieking midgets of AM radio, tax cheats, nihilists in golf pants, brownshirts in pinstripes, sweatshop tycoons, hacks, fakirs, aggressive dorks, Lamborghini libertarians, people […]

Embarassed Yet?

Well, Republicans, are you embarrassed yet?  As I write this (Wednesday evening) it seems that a last minute budget agreement has been reached.  In the process of doing this, the world has seen that some of the US House of Representatives is so irresponsible that they might not care if a default happened.  The really […]

Take Back our Country

Roughly 50% of the American population could be classified as “white”.  The other half are a mixture of Latinos, Blacks, Asians, etc.  If you are a politician, presumably you want to be able to produce results for all of your constituents.  There is no question that you would be destroyed if you developed policies that […]

Sweet Cakes is No More

Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery in Gresham, Oregon has shut their doors. Who?  Sweet Cakes made news last February by refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.  Recently, they have decided to give up their store and bake cakes from their home.  They had the following note on the store door: […]

Never Forget

THIS IS A RE-POST OF SOMETHING I WROTE LAST YEAR. The question in my mind is:  What should I never forget?  I live in a community that lost people in the Pentagon.  The damage and loss of life to the Pentagon was, of course, not as great as the twin towers in New York (184 […]

God in the Schools

The Reverend Adam Hamilton is a senior pastor of the United Methodist Church in Leawood, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City, KS.  It is the largest United Methodist congregation in the United States.  He had some comments about “god in the schools”.  The following are excerpts from his blog.  The bolding is mine. Read on: […]