Religion

 
 
First Amendment, National Day Of Prayer Unconstitutional
 

Public Prayer: Join us for a discussion on the recent Supreme Court Decision

On Friday, May 16th 2014 at 11pm EST we will host a discussion on the U.S Supreme Court Decision regarding Public Prayer.

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

#BringBackOurGirls.............. ALL OF THEM!

Recently, 200 girls were kidnapped from a Boarding school in Nigeria prompting media and social network attention around our country.

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

Has Israel Poisoned The Peace Process?

Recently I have been reading about the situation in the Middle East, specifically the Israel/Palestine impasse, and started to wonder what has happened to create such a divisive atmosphere when there was so much hope at different times since the Oslo Accords were signed i

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

Judicial Review: Usurpation of the Will of the People?

I had to shake my head once more this past week when I heard a comment about a court ruling that invalidated a state law.  It was the age old comment that an unelected judge had usurped the will of the people by ruling unconstitutional a popularly voted in state law.

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news
 

When Politics and Religion DO Mix

It’s something I do about once a week: share a quote from the Dalai Lama with my Facebook friends. Typically, this most revered Buddhist has his people post something about curbing one’s selfish desires and living a decent life.

 

Running For Everything, Standing For Nothing

Two campaigns for governor come to an end yet we don't ask how these winners stand to govern -- rather how Christie's victory boosts his Presidential run and how McAuliffe's win may bolster Hillary's race.

 

God in the Classroom

Two weeks into my sophomore year in university I decided to meet up with an old friend from freshman year. She was a Muslim from Kuwait and a very interesting person to talk to considering her background.

 

Conflict of Choice

Popular topics for political discussions all revolve the question of choice. People are happier when given more options in their decision making but laws still have to be set in order to prevent people from harming each other.

 

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.