Love and electability – the candidates come a-courting


You know you've felt it, the glaring double-take from friends who can't believe you are pulling for Bernie Sanders. "You know he's unelectable," they say, referring to his independent affiliation in Congress and his longstanding identification as a Democratic Socialist. Eight years ago, those were the people saying the same thing about Barack Obama. And… Continue reading Love and electability – the candidates come a-courting

Ted Cruz plays King of the Mountain


"If it hadn't been for the church, we wouldn't have the country." - Evangelical revisionist historian David Barton, claiming, in 2011, that the Constitution purposely incorporates Old Testament principles to reenforce the Christian beliefs of the Founders "The Constitution would not have been written by Freemasons. They [the Freemasons] go against God. You cannot serve… Continue reading Ted Cruz plays King of the Mountain

The burning bush of progressivism


"The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice." - attributed to 19th c. minister, Rev. Theodore Parker, popularized by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., in a commencement address to Wesleyan University, 1964 Take your sandals from your feet, America. We've climbed the mountain, and stand on the holy ground of… Continue reading The burning bush of progressivism