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The Worst Day in History

The Worst Day in History
April 17, 2014

It was the worst day in history – the day Christ died.  It was the greatest day in history because …Read the Rest

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday
April 17, 2014

Maundy Thursday is not my favorite date in the Christian calendar.  I think the reason is that it is all …Read the Rest

The Realities of Southwestern Cattle Ranching for Tinhornes

The Realities of Southwestern Cattle Ranching for Tinhornes
April 16, 2014

“…“I abide by all of Nevada state laws. But I don’t recognize the United States government as even existing.”  Cliven …Read the Rest

Wednesday’s Hero – 2LT Walter Ehlers

Wednesday’s Hero – 2LT Walter Ehlers
April 16, 2014

2nd Lt. Walter Ehlers 92 years old from Long Beach, California 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division May 7, 1921 …Read the Rest

PART II: Bill Gothard’s Brave New World

PART II: Bill Gothard’s Brave New World
April 15, 2014

Bill Gothard teaches that women are the property of men. He discourages mid-wives from registering the birth of children, not …Read the Rest

Grazing Permits, Fake Ire & Free-loading Ranchers

Grazing Permits, Fake Ire & Free-loading Ranchers
April 14, 2014

Isn’t it amazing how there is almost always a Koch in the woodpile when there’s trouble here in this country? …Read the Rest

PART I: Bill Gothard’s Brave New World

PART I: Bill Gothard’s Brave New World
April 13, 2014

Obedience is listening attentively, Obedience will take instructions joyfully, Obedience heeds wishes of authorities, Obedience will follow orders instantly. For …Read the Rest

Reflexions on Racism & the Civil Rights Era

Reflexions on Racism & the Civil Rights Era
April 12, 2014

I need to put a caveat on this, before I even begin.  I am well aware that, because of the …Read the Rest

The Christian Koch War on Women

The Christian Koch War on Women
April 11, 2014

“…Besides the fact that the idea of a new heavens and new earth in which I as a woman will …Read the Rest

POTUS While Black

POTUS While Black
April 10, 2014

Henry Aaron, the greatest home run hitter in the history of baseball said it all the other day.  The rabid …Read the Rest

What Is Greatness?

What Is Greatness?
April 9, 2014

Henry Aaron was the last Major League player to be part of the Negro Leagues. One of the great benefits …Read the Rest

Do Not Resuscitate = License to Legally Kill

Do Not Resuscitate = License to Legally Kill
April 8, 2014

DNR is short for Do Not Resuscitate.  If it is on a person’s medical directive, their chart, or on their …Read the Rest

How the Reagans Damned Alzheimer’s Sufferers

How the Reagans Damned Alzheimer’s Sufferers
April 7, 2014

We all picture Ronald Reagan’s family as bravely soldering through his Alzheimer’s, fighting for a cure, standing strong to make …Read the Rest

People With Alzheimer’s Deserve to Be Treated with Dignity

People With Alzheimer’s Deserve to Be Treated with Dignity
April 6, 2014

Saturday evening I experienced something which sickened me on a personal level, so badly, I’m dealing with a migraine.  As …Read the Rest

Family Crises Edition

Family Crises Edition
April 5, 2014

If you are reading this, then things are getting serious.  We took my mother to the ER around noon on …Read the Rest

Charles Koch’s Free Society (or) Carthage Must Be Destroyed!

Charles Koch’s Free Society (or) Carthage Must Be Destroyed!
April 3, 2014

“Ceterum autem censeo Carthaginem esse delendam” Cato the Elder According to an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Charles Koch …Read the Rest

Do Christians Deserve to Be Hated?

Do Christians Deserve to Be Hated?
April 3, 2014

Let’s be honest.  The loony inmates of the Christian far right are giving Christians everywhere a very bad name. They …Read the Rest

The Greatest Political Con Job in American History

The Greatest Political Con Job in American History
April 2, 2014

Well boys and girls and children of all ages, we have been conned.  We are living in the age and …Read the Rest

Wednesday’s Hero – SSgt. Williama Guarnere

Wednesday’s Hero – SSgt. Williama Guarnere
April 2, 2014

SSgt. William Guarnere 90 years old from Philadelphia, Penn. Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division …Read the Rest

PART VI: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty

PART VI: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty
April 1, 2014

Why the heck should an employer be required by law to have the honor of paying at least 60% of …Read the Rest

Baseball Is Back

Baseball Is Back
March 31, 2014

Today the world is young again.  It is a day of infinite possibilities where anything can happen.  It is a …Read the Rest

PART V: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty

PART V: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty
March 30, 2014

I am going to take a very unpopular position.  Why does a person need insurance to cover basic contraceptives?  I …Read the Rest

PART IV: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty

PART IV: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty
March 29, 2014

It is rather ironic that David Green has sunk nearly a hundred thousand bucks into the Becket Fund for Religious …Read the Rest

PART III: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty

PART III: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty
March 28, 2014

R – E – S – P – E – C – T The immortal Aretha said it best.  Respect.  …Read the Rest

PART II: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty

PART II: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty
March 27, 2014

It’s sad that the Green family, who are active Christians, have a world view that allows them to be more …Read the Rest

PART I: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty

PART I: Hobby Lobby’s Case Is NOT About Religious Liberty
March 26, 2014

Have you noticed that not one member of the religious right has even complained that under the ACA, Viagra is …Read the Rest

Wednesday’s Hero – Lt. Milton Ricketts

Wednesday’s Hero – Lt. Milton Ricketts
March 26, 2014

Lt.Milton Ricketts 28 years old from Baltimore, Maryland USS Yorktown (CV-5) August 5, 1913 – May 8, 1942 For extraordinary …Read the Rest

Part IV: The Leader of the Home

Part IV:  The Leader of the Home
March 25, 2014

“…We mustn’t be lead astray by spiritual speakers today.  If they speak any truth it’s no testimony to their wisdom, …Read the Rest

Part III: The Leader of the Home

Part III:  The Leader of the Home
March 24, 2014

They must twist themselves into pretzels, revealing the fact that the average American Christian, even minister is abjectly ignorant when …Read the Rest

Part II: The Leader of the Home

Part II:  The Leader of the Home
March 23, 2014

“…The number one way a woman shows respect for her husband when he is speaking? By doing what he says …Read the Rest


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