Is It Enough?

In a segment last week on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart talked about the recent spate of anti-gay laws. In it, he spoke about Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of the Arizona bill and Republic opposition to the laws in general. He was not all that happy with their response, since none of them seemed to […]

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 […]

Part of Two of Our Series: Everybody Learns

Education is a theme that doesn’t often get associated with Jesus, but He had a hand in changing it, also. Before Jesus, education tended to be reserved for the élite. In Israelite culture, around the age of 5, young boys spent a good part of their day in synagogue memorizing the Torah. Those who showed […]