When we continue to allow hateful views, we inadvertently give them credence, essentially saying “you may be right, I may be crazy.” Free speech, protected by the First Amendment, is protected for one reason only, and the context is completely historical, and in that, still has relevance today. The idea is that one cannot be… Continue reading Free Speech for the Dumb
It feels like a hangover. Watching the news today, or yesterday, or tomorrow, it feels like something from a Stephen King novel, or worse, a George R.R. Martin one. I realized, as I looked into the mirror that the American Dream was just that, a dream, and our reality is much bleaker then we could… Continue reading Waking From the American Dream
Yesterday, millions of Americans woke up to the revelation – the truly surprising reality – that Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States. Shock was the most substantial response – both from supporters and detractors of Trump. The most common question was, “What did everyone get wrong?” Obviously, the polling data… Continue reading What is Wrong with America?
Wednesday morning Americans will wake up with a new President-Elect. Though there may be legal challenges, the truth will still remain, it will be either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump as next President of the United States. People who go to work today, and who go to work tomorrow, will also still go to work… Continue reading The Day After Tomorrow
Galatians 3:23-29 23 Now before faith came, we were imprisoned and guarded under the law until faith would be revealed. 24 Therefore the law was our disciplinarian until Christ came, so that we might be justified by faith. 25 But now that faith has come, we are no longer subject to a disciplinarian, 26 for in Christ Jesus you… Continue reading “Check Other” – A Perspective on Race