Category: The Political

  • Rev. Barber: We Will Take Back Our Country, by Moral Means | Diane Ravitch’s blog

    Diane Ravitch recently posted excerpts from an article Rev. Dr. William Barber wrote for Think Progress on December 15, 2016. If you do not know who Rev. Barber is, you should find out. He is the president of the NAACP in NC and a pastor of a church in Goldsboro, NC and wrote a book […]

  • Romney, Sheep and the 47%

    * Understandably, there’s been a lot of hullabaloo in media since Mother Jones revealed Mitt Romney calling 47% of us Americans mooches. In case you’ve missed it, here’s some of the transcript of what he said to the attendees of this $50,000-a-plate dinner: There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the […]

  • Uniformity, Religio & Solidarity (Psalm 133)

    This is the message I gave during our meeting for worship on Sunday August 13, 2011.  _religion and Norway On July 22, 2011, a 32-year-old man drove his car into the city centre of his hometown, Oslo Norway, near a number of government buildings. He was not out to file for a marriage license, or […]

  • GMO OMG! Jeremy Seifert’s New Sizzle Real

    My friend Jeremy Seifert, the guy behind the popular documentary Dive!, which I have reviewed here in the past, is beginning work on a new documentary about GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms). I am really excited about the new project and have posted it a few times in various places, but I haven’t shared the “Sizzle […]

  • Peace Through Equality: Lucretia Mott, Paul and MLK (Galatians 3:26-29)

    This was the message I gave this morning based on Galatians 3:26-29. First we discussed some of these queries: What do you think the connections between peace and equality are in the passages above? In what ways have I experienced inequality in my own life or around me? What inequalities stir us most? What disturbs […]