Truth and Lies in the Age of Trump

From the New York Times editorial board, December 10th, 2016 Donald Trump understood at least one thing better than almost everybody watching the 2016 election: The breakdown of a shared public reality built upon widely accepted facts represented not a hazard, but an opportunity. The institutions that once generated and reaffirmed that shared reality — […]

true stuff

Examples of true stuff Vaccines do not cause autism or mental retardation.  Proven fact. The climate is warming up.  Fact. Human activity is contributing to the warming of the climate.  Fact. Most living creatures (including humans) will suffer in many, many ways as the climate warms.  Duh. The earth is not 6,000-10,000 years old.  It is around […]

women are unclean

America was founded as a Christian nation, and, frankly, I’m darn sick and tired of the constant assault on our religious freedoms from the gays, the minorities, and especially the ladies. Yes, you heard me – especially the ladies. What completely chaps my hide is how successful the women-folk have been in dragging us away […]

Sunday thoughts #36: the battle for America

The struggle to define America, often referred to as the “Culture Wars,” continues today as it has since before the nation’s founding.  Throughout our history, conservative Christians have been the primary opposition to every single advance in equal rights and equal justice.  In each battle – over slavery, women’s suffrage, segregation and Jim Crow laws, […]