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God Colors Outside The Lines

The subject of Father Scott's homily on Sunday was "tunnel vision," something our local parish priest knows a lot about since it was not until he was in his twenties and well out of high school that Father Scott finally got his driver's license.

 

Justice Ginsburg: Unfairly Criticised?

There has been some ongoing debate about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and some comments she made about constitution making in countries that are endeavoring to rewrite, or develop whole new constitutions.

 

An Old White Lady's Thoughts on Race

My first memory of any recognition of race was the day I brought my new friend home for lunch. My grandma must have been watching us come up the steps because she met us at the door and said it wasn't convenient to have guests for lunch.

 

Standing Ovation for SCOTUS- Thank You Justice Kennedy

“DOMA humiliates children of same-sex parents," wrote Justice Kennedy in the landmark SCOTUS decision U.S. v. Windsor this week. Now recognized by our highest court is gay marriage being the same as straight in those states where gay marriage is lawful.

 

The Voices of America, Which Determine Our Future

Americans most generally have a great sense of pride for their country, because they believe in what it stands for and the principles it was founded on.

 

Minorities in America: We Know the Importance of Independent Judges

As a gay man and one of America’s many minorities, I have seen what popular opinion has done to our nation, as far as allowing racism and bigotry in our laws and in our hearts.

 

Does the Internet need an HR Department? [Greg Laden's Blog]

When a young girl put a picture of herself, holding a book she had just gotten as a present, on the social networking site reddit, she was immediately subjected to intense verbal

 

American Theocracy

The founding fathers of this nation were very wise men when they inserted into our Constitution the clear separation of church and state, surely they must have realized from the history they knew of at that time, of what a society becomes when it is ruled by religion.