Category Archives: Political Stuff

ON “US” AND “THEM”

A brief essay on God’s attitude toward “us” and “them” (560 words). I have categorized this under “Religious Stuff” and “Political Stuff” because I think it applies to both. One of my church’s priests, the Rev. Lindsay Ross-Hunt, delivered a … Continue reading

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ON PRAYING FOR POLITICIANS

A essay (524 words). Continue reading

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ON “PURE” AMERICANS

A diatribe provoked by the racist rhetoric of U.S. Congressman Steve King. Continue reading

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LEFT, RIGHT & CENTER

My assessment of the reliability, trustworthiness, and political biases of various online news sources. Continue reading

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ON SANCTUARY CITIES

An essay (619 words). Continue reading

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A CIVICS LESSON

Something of a rant about President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypass the tri-part balance of powers defined by the constitution (858 words). Continue reading

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THE BERKELEY INCIDENT

A couple days ago, conservative students at the University of California at Berkeley invited Milo Yiannopoulos to speak on campus. Not-so-conservative students launched a large and noisy protest, calling for the University to cancel his appearance. A few anarchists later … Continue reading

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The Other American Dream

You don’t hear the term “the American Dream” much anymore. I used to hear it a lot. I looked it up on Wikipedia the other day, and found this: The American Dream is a national ethos of the United States, … Continue reading

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Big ‘White’ Lies

This is a guest post by Charles McCallum, a good friend of mine and a person with excellent critical-thinking skills. I lean more to the Left than he does, and I do not agree with everything he says here. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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Political Reform Ideas

My wife recently read Itʼs Even Worse Than It Looks by Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein. This book takes a critical and historical look at the current polarization of political parties in the USA and how we got to this … Continue reading

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