Category Archives: Domestic Issues

Religious Extremism: Absolutism, Martyrdom and the Apocalypse

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:12 (KJV) The

“Religious Liberty’s” Slippery Slope

Because of “Religious Liberty”, an Oregon bakery owned by Aaron and Melissa Klein refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. They have been ordered by the Oregon Bureau of

Revolution Is Required: America Heading Toward Oligarchy

Average, hardworking Americans blindly go forward, looking for answers of why they work so hard and yet prosperity goes to the top 1 percent while wages stagnate for the rest of us.

Oklahoma Republican Lawmaker Wants Hoodies Banned

Oklahoma State Sen. Don Barrington (R) has nothing better to do with his time but make up laws that give cops just another reason to harass black men. He has proposed a

Obamacare Needs Fixing but It Won’t Be Soon

I read in USA Today about how middle-class families and individuals are avoiding seeking medical treatment because of high deductibles in the Affordable Care Act. This is seen as a reversal of

Police Culture of Lethal Force Needs to Change

As a night auditor at a popular hotel brand, and one that used to be a place where cops frequented for coffee and perhaps something from our breakfast items, I have gotten

I Was Alone and No One Came

I was a child, hungry and afraid, abused by my parents who supposed to love me, and no one came. I was homeless, addicted to alcohol and drugs because I was weak,

Obama Leads Republicans Down Road of Certain Defeat in 2016

Congressional Republicans are so unmistakably predictable, which I believe is something our president has figured out and is now using to his advantage. If Obama moves one way, they will surely move

Arrest Dick Cheney, but Don’t Shoot the Messenger, Diane Feinstein

I appreciate Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) for being courageous enough to stand up for America against those who would destroy America’s reputation by torturing prisoners. Former Vice President Dick Cheney has got

Torture is Not Torture, Banks Up For Bailouts, and Merry Christmas to You Too!

“Helpless” is a word I feel right now, when it comes to what is going on in the nation. The nation is arguing about if “Enhanced Interrogation Techniques” are torture and if