If election fraud isn’t a problem, why obstruct investigations?

Politicians and pundits are cheering the end of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. After spending months working aggressively...

January 16th, 2018 |  


DACA kids victims of political system that thinks in exaggerations

DACA kids victims of political system that thinks in exaggerations

I don’t know if it has to do with my Catholic upbringing, or the fact that I’m an Eagles fan, but I’ve always had an acute appreciat...

January 15th, 2018 |  


On MLK Day, acknowledge the past to improve US future

On MLK Day, acknowledge the past to improve US future

To truly honor Martin Luther King’s legacy, it is important for us not only to celebrate the progress that the civil rights movement made possib...

January 15th, 2018 |  



“Old houses, I thought, do not belong to people ever, not really, people belong to them.” — Gladys Taber“Where we love is home...

January 12th, 2018 |  


National security and climate change

National security and climate change

On December 18, 2017, the Trump administration released the new National Security Strategy statement (Columbus Dispatch, 19 December 2017). This docum...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Your Pastor Speaks : God’s word — Be realistic, then optimistic

Your Pastor Speaks : God’s word — Be realistic, then optimistic

Did you hear about the optimist that fell off the top of a 40-story building? As he passed the 13th floor he was heard to say, “So far so good!&...

January 12th, 2018 updated: January 12th, 2018. |  


Who is the latest ‘Messiah’?

Who is the latest ‘Messiah’?

The ancient Greeks referred to the dramatic moment in some of their plays as “deus ex machina,” the god from the machine. The term, introd...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Sessions stands for outmoded, unjust law-and-order policies

Sessions stands for outmoded, unjust law-and-order policies

Attorney General Jeff Sessions gets it wrong. On core issue after core issue — civil rights, voting rights, women’s rights, police reform ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


We’re vilifying the wrong substance

I’m a recovering addict who believes we’re vilifying the wrong substance.Only read this piece if you agree with the following postulate:If...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Speculation about Trump’s mental health is offensive

Speculation about Trump’s mental health is offensive

I’ve not been shy in my criticism of President Trump’s candidacy or his first year in office. However, I draw the line at the public debat...

January 10th, 2018 |