White people are mad. A significant swath of white Americans have been angry since Barack Obama won the White House. Winning it once ws bad enough; winning it second time was a brutal kick in teeth. The anger of this so-called “silent majority” has been and is consistently honored on Fox News, but politicians in… Read More Trump, God and White Anger
Sarah Palin is probably right: the passage of the Affordable Care Act by the United States Supreme Court will mobilize the Tea Party Conservatives, and probably others. The presidential election will be fierce and fiery, more negative than it might have been had the High Court struck down the law, with cries of “socialism” leveled… Read More Affordable Care Act Overdue
I a trying to figure out why “good Christians” are attacking President Obama for apologizing to the Afghan people for what some Americans did to the Quran, the holy book of the Muslim people. President Obama, in his apology, said that the burning of the Qurans, which were taken from possessions of a detainee center’s… Read More Apology for Burning of Qurans?
Though I’ve heard a lot of people voice anger and angst over not feeling comfortable saying “Merry Christmas,” being urged to say “Happy Holidays” instead, I find myself thinking that it’s good that America is really living up to its legacy as a pluralistic nation. When I was a kid, nobody said anything else about… Read More America, Christmas, and the Great Commandment
I listened to Sarah Palin, the soon-to-be ex-governor of Alaska yesterday and was totally unimpressed. I was unimpressed with her statement; it was all over the place, presented like there had been little to no preparation. She rambled; I struggled to find the center. Then she laid the bombshell: she not only was not going… Read More Sarah Palin: Whatever!