Centrifugal Souls

In the past couple of years, I have to admit that I have only partially been paying attention to politics and societal “problems.”  So much of the conversation that surrounds it is so disingenuous and vapid, that any attention paid seems like a waste of time to me.  There’s nothing foundational ever considered and so…

Not Afraid

I am not afraid. God is in control. Though in only two months our nation will hold an election for President between an egotistical moron on one side and a conniving snake of a criminal on the other. I am not afraid. God is in control. Though the less-damaging choice for President (the egotistical moron)…

Who Is Suspending Whom? – The Anglican Communion, The Episcopal Church, and Pure Doctrine

The oft-wrong and perpetually-biased New York Times recently (14 Jan 16) ran an article entitled “Anglican Church Disciplines U.S. Episcopals Over Gay Marriages.” The article both misunderstands Christianity and misrepresents the “discipline” laid out by the Anglican Communion (neither of which is necessarily surprising from the NYT). These are two things that I’d like to…

Who Rules?

One of my favorite movies back in High School was Billy Madison (I’ve grown up a tad since then, don’t worry) – a silly, juvenile story about a rich kid who tries to save his dad’s company from falling into bad hands by finally growing up (in this case, “growing up” is a term used…

Go Filibuster Yourself!

This may be the first time in history that a group of senators filibustered themselves. About 30 Democratic senators – calling themselves the Senate Climate Action Task Force – resolved to keep the senate open overnight Monday into Tuesday morning. “We’re not going to rest until Congress wakes up and acts on the most pressing…

What Do You WANT to Do?

I was reading a few op-ed pieces recently about the rather illicit measures taken by our current President, and I was struck by an idea. I will not attempt to go into all of the ways that the President has broken the law in order to get done what he wants done, but consider just…