NYT and AU Won’t Cite Supreme Court Cases to Support Their Position The New York Times has joined in the chorus of disappointment over the House’s recent legislation enabling “houses of worship” to apply for National Disaster Relief funding from FEMA in the event their buildings are damaged or destoyed in any way. Similarly to… Read more

OPEN LETTER TO SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN One of my first most popular articles was my “Competition in Politics Hurts Everyone”. It was my attempt at a mode of public discourse I like to call “Constructivist”. This is one example of how I see “Constructivist discourse” being lived out. Here’s the text in case the photo… Read more

Make this 9-11 “Love Thy Neighbor Day” A while back I wrote a post with a snappy quote that said “You can’t judge a homosexual if you don’t love one.” I meant that. And as September 11 rolls around again I thought about it more.  Then I was reminded of this great quote that folks… Read more

GOD: And the Political Platforms With the Republican National Conference done, and the Democratic National Conference closing, everyone is all astir with the real meat and potatoes of what these two parties stand for… Actually people seem to care more about empty chairs, feeding animals, old and dead Bill Clinton jokes, and the color of… Read more

Separating Religion from Political Parties, Part One:Why Christianity Should Have Nothing to do with the Republican Party (or any of them…) This is the first of several posts I’m planning on why people of faith should not be joined at the hip with any particular political party. Paul Ryan would like for the voters to… Read more

PREVIEW: Bus Drivers and Church/State Issues 10 points to anyone who can tell me what bus drivers have to do with Church/State issues? Image credits: image 1 = http://www.rachaelrayshow.com/show/segments/view/bus-driver-makeover/ image 2 = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bus_driver image 3 = http://gofromthere.blogspot.com/2011/05/you-can-tell-lot-about-city-from-its.html image 4 = http://wichitan.mwsu.edu/2005-1210/index.asp image 5 = http://www1.pgcps.org/interior.aspx?id=55352 image 6 = http://autos.aol.com/article/nyc-bus-driver-perfect-driving-record/ image 7 = http://www.goshorty.net/grace-the-nicest-cta-bus-driver-ever