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God Colors Outside The Lines

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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...More

 

Should Judges Be Elected?

When Justice Sandra Day O'Connor retired from the Supreme Court in January of 2006, one of the issues she felt very strongly about was the increasingly common call for federal judges, and state judges, to be elected as opposed to...More

 

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. I would like to examine whether she is being...More

 

These Rats Are Still On Their Sinking Ship

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Instead of stalling senseless sequester slashing, the GOP prefers to prove a point by sinking a ship instead of saving it -- but it's their Party's that's submerging slowly. The 75 Republicans who speak for repealing DOMA are former players,...More

 

A Sensible Approach to the Gun Debate

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The tragedy in Sandy Hook has brought the national conversation to gun violence, which inevitably leads to the seemingly insurmountable differences between those who advocate for gun control laws and those who vow that the only way to get their...More

 

Occult Of A Cult Of A Vulture Culture

It’s Sunday November 18th! Do you know where your podcast is? On this day in history back in 1978, Peoples Temple founder Jim Jones led hundreds of his followers in a mass murder-suicide in the South American country of Guyana...More

 

Mitt Romney Controversial Remarks: What's Next

Mitt Romney has step in a giant mess (47% of the country is upset….hahahaha!) and right now he seems to not have a good plan to get out of the mess he created. So the strategy for Mr. Romney is...More

 

Ladies First

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I’d never seen Lilly Ledbetter, the woman for whom the Fair Pay Act was named; but on Tuesday night, I had the opportunity to watch her on TV, speaking at the Democratic Convention. My first thought was, “Oh, she’s just...More

 

Gay Marriage Is About Love and Lots of Other Things

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I realize the Christian Right is having a tizzy over same-sex marriage. But then I really don’t care. All my life I’ve watched heterosexuals fall in love and get married and then fall out of love and into divorce, and...More

 

With Republicans in Charge, Saving the Environment Seems Futile

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Republicans in Congress seem bent on ignoring the obvious and they continue to support more oil production along with reducing regulation on pollution controls for large chemical companies. Instead of accepting that our planet has been negatively affected by human...More