Category: Politics

My Open Letter to the DNC

  Today I received yet another email from the DNC — one of hundreds a month that flood my inbox with all manner of messaging. Don’t get me wrong. I’m a liberal Christian Democrat independent voting my conscience since turning 18 in 1980, when…

Ten outside-the-box campaign reform ideas

President-elect Trump is outside the box in just about every thing he does. It’s time we all get out of our respective boxes and think very differently.

Breathe. Nothing has changed but you.

Peace. Is. A. Choice. Peace is not out there. It’s not in Washington or books of law, written by men. Peace is written in our hearts, in our DNA.

10 ways the government works for us

For those who say the government does nothing for us, really? Is that true? Or is it that you’re just not perceiving things correctly.

“In the Image and Likeness of God – The Human Person in Orthodox Spirituality” a Lecture by Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware)

With his bishop’s hat, flowing robes, scraggly white beard, and distinctive British accent, this esteemed professor emeritus at Oxford could surely be mistaken for a Defense-Against-the-Dark-Arts instructor at Hogwarts.

Are parasites sucking the life out of the economy?

If we want to heal our anemic economy, we should look at the economic system as a living organic system, as an organism, and start by eliminating the parasites which drain it of resources, drain its energy flow–which is money.

Killer vines, vampires, attack U.S. with giant sucking sound

There should be a huge public outcry over this story. There should be united resolve by officials at all levels to take swift and immediate action to fix the system, for the gross violation of constitutional principles. There should be a bipartisan amendment to the Constitution passing quickly throughout the land, to correct the error of Citizens United which led to this, and to the IRS non-profit debacle.

In the Spirit of the Constitution: Comment on a Local Political Race

By empowering individuals to keep watch on our leaders — to speak freely, to assemble, to petition our government, to bear arms when necessary, to regulate our militia, to vote–we actively participate in preventing corruption, which is the purpose, the spirit, of the Constitution.

A key relationship which could save the world

I propose that there is one bottom-line key relationship that has been seriously neglected by most people. I believe that fixing this one relationship could help restore everything, the entire network of connections to lots of others. If you know me, you’re probably thinking I’m going to say the key relationship is with God. Not this time.

Blessed are the poor in spirit

Our beloved children and pets remind us of the way that we are to look to God, and to find Him.

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