Recently, 200 girls were kidnapped from a Boarding school in Nigeria prompting media and social network attention around our country. News outlets across the nation brought attention to Islamist fundamentalist that kidnapped the young ladies and are now holding them from ransom.
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 in the early 1990′s, and a
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. It begs the questi
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.