Driving to work today I heard a report about the victims of the recent Philippine typhoon. The story […]
It is spring where I live which means there is snow on the ground and several more inches […]
I am really bad at uncertainty. Change I’m good at, emergencies, bring ’em on, but uncertainty makes me […]
It is oh so tempting to let myself get caught up in the posturing and brinksmanship of the […]
Since I only have a few minutes, I am only going to focus on a few minutes out of the Vice Presidential debate last night.
If you put aside all the “malarkey”, distortions and ideological nuances, what the debate last night gave us was a very clear picture of two forms of government. Answering the question asked by Raddatz, “What role your religion has played in your own personal views on abortion”, the candidates gave voters a fundamental choice between systems of government.
Had another close encounter at my gym today. The facility I use is owned and run by Orthodox […]
The fragment of ancient Coptic papyrus that contains the words “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife…’ ” has already […]
Sometimes the republicans just make it too easy. Todd Akin cannot back pedal fast enough to make up […]
I have been writing and re-writing this post all week. I started when the prosecution rested, then when […]
There is something insidious about instructions. I made the mistake of opening the box and looking at the […]
Had an interesting conversation yesterday with someone I don’t know very well. This woman was coming to me […]
Political decision making is such a mess. My neighbors across the street have a Romney sign in their […]
I really thought Newt Gingrich would be gone by now. I also thought the loony-bird called Santorum would […]
Just finished Penn Jillette’s book “God, No!: Signs you May Already be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales“, […]
As we inch ever closer to Christmas and Hanukkah I confront the age-old problem of how to conduct […]