I am a follower of Jesus Christ. I call myself that in order to distinguish myself from the dominant strain of North American Christianity. At the risk of sounding arrogant and judgmental, I am ...
For most of his life, Jimmy Carter has been an advocate for human rights. In 1982, one year after leaving the Oval Office, the former US President and his wife Rosalynn Carter, founded ...
The stories about the President and his aides escalating the fight with progressives over Fast Track and TPP are getting me worked up:
Democrats Prepare for Battle as Fast Track Nears the Senate ...
Senator Bernie Sanders is running for President.
From Vermont Public Radio :
VPR News has learned from several sources that independent U.S. Sen. Bernie ...
Across America we continue to see local communities arise in frustration after the killing of another citizen by a police officer, or following the memorial services of such a victim.
Today in ...
Some nasty, malevolent wingnut took it on himself to spoil a kindergarten concert in Iowa by yelling "USA! English Only!" over and over when the concert was introduced first in English, and then by ...
The insanity of negative interest rates is one of the most under-reported, under-appreciated developments in recent days.
For instance, consider this . JPMorgan Chase recently sent a letter to ...
If you’ve read any pulp science fiction and fantasy — and I have, though not for decades — you know all about the Dark Empire.
The Dark Empire is that distant but mighty star empire which ...
The DKos community has meant all the difference through a roller coaster of very dark times over the last year and I want to give back.
I don’t have material goods to give but I do have skills ...
Will Governor Brownback hear the people? Probably not.
The Docking Institute of Public Affairs at Ft. Hayes State University has a just ...