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Sep 2016 17

“Politics, the Pulpit and the People.” Part III

-To truly understand the role of the church and its people in politics, we must remember the ministry of the historical Jesus which sets the tone for understanding the practice of religious faith and life in the world. While at times Jesus withdrew himself from the world for rest and prayer, he did not completely […]

Aug 2016 06

Are We Ready for Hillary?

As we hurdle down the home stretch of this presidential election the question is who will be our next president? The people yearn for another serious political candidate who has surely experienced baptisms by fire, knows and understands the real critical issues facing all Americans and has a master plan for making America better. Americans […]

Jul 2016 27

“In An Era of Selfishness”

Ayn Rand’s “The Virtue of Selfishness,” affirms the right of the individual to live on his own terms and to not bow to the collectivist principles of altruism by serving the interests of others. Every person has a basic right to put first his own interests before the group’s interests, to pursue”the ends justifies the […]

Feb 2016 22

Why Black History is So Important, Part 2

Who are we? Why are we here? Where have we been? Where are we going? Why are many of us still confused about who we are and what we have contributed to America and world civilization? Declaring our true history often elicits ignorance and defensiveness from numerous blacks and whites because we have been taught […]

Jun 2015 01

So After All The Years of Struggle and All The Movements Which Have Fought for American Freedom, Do We Now Want to Surrender America’s Sovereignty With Another Free Trade Deal?

“Ok. Ok. Ok,” says Leo Getz to Murtaugh and Riggs in Lethal Weapon 2 to get their attention and clarify the meaning of the subject in question. So now after all of our trials and tribulations, the many thousands gone, the hundreds of thousands of Americans who have fought, bled and died for America’s freedom […]

May 2015 07

Give Credit to Baltimore Police

Although the six Baltimore Police officers have been accused of causing the death of Freddie Gray, few pundits have given credit to the Mayor, Chief of Police and the many officers for the way they handled the outbreaks of violence last week. Things could have turned out far worse had not the police largely handled […]

May 2015 05

Understanding Unrest in Baltimore.

Again, we are confronted by images of a modern city burning from the fires of alienation, oppression, and despair. Many of my generation have seen the fires raging before almost fifty years ago in Detroit, Watts and Newark. I lived through the 1967 Riots in Detroit and know the devastation and destruction they wreaked on […]

Apr 2015 25

Don’t Shut Down TPP Debate!

Will the proposed Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement adversely affect the working poor, middle class, unions and laborers by giving corporations more power at the expense of American workers? Discussion is ensuing about America losing her sovereignty to corporations with this agreement which really has me worried especially given the current culture of corporatism that has virtually […]

Feb 2015 19

“Amazing People.”

I have met so many amazing people in my life and I am grateful for the many lessons I have learned from them. The gifts and blessings of the encounters have more to do with their beautiful caring and compassionate hearts, their fresh openness to new ideas and their honest refusal to judge, condemn or […]

Nov 2014 07

Compromise is Not a Dirty Word.

I don’t know if it is the calm before the storms, but I hope that Mitch McConnell’s almost monastic a-plomb, and the Gregorian “chant-cantational” tone of his post-election acceptance speech does not mask more fiercely uncompromising opposition that may come from Republicans now that they have the majority seats in both Houses of Congress. Contrast this, […]

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