Here We Go Again

The Supreme Court will be deciding the fate of same-sex marriage this session and  the protesters are out in force. From both sides, of course, but I thought I’d take a look at some of the arguments of the folks on the anti- side by checking out their signs. I would say they’re full of shit, […]

Religious Freedom? Damn Straight

 In the past two weeks, several states have worked on passing legislation to allow good, God-fearing Christian folk to refuse service to the  gays, those dirty sinners. The fly in the  ointment for me has been that this great work is being accomplished by yankees and westerners (fyi, anyone outside the confines of the old Confederacy is […]

The New Jim Crow? Pt II

Just when I thought conservative Christians couldn’t treat lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender folks any worse, they actually found a way. Since denying them the right of marriage wasn’t enough to force those perverts back into the closet where we could pretend they didn’t exist,  several states are working on laws that legalize discrimination against LGBT […]

A Hornet’s Nest?

All this talk about Paula Deen and Orson Scott Card has stirred up a hornet’s nest. Yesterday, someone said on the Emergent Village Facebook page, “Later today, or tomorrow morning…if you are a morning pooper…every single one of us will sit on a toilet and poop. It will stink. This poop will stink. Why? Because […]

End of the Game?

Quite a few years ago, I read “Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card. It’s the story of a young boy (6 years old at the beginning) who was part of a program to breed commanders for Earth’s wars against against the Formics, an alien race with an insect-like appearance and a hive mind. Bullied by […]