Category Archives: World Events

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

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,

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

Monsters of Christmas, Real and Imagined

A hungry child will wake up on Christmas morning, not to Christmas presents under a tree but to a drunk or drugged out parent passed out on the couch and with nothing

The Impotent God of Terrorist: Acts of Terror Show Lack of Faith

“And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.” Hebrews

The Violent, the Greedy and the Intolerant: Inequality Main Driver to Terrorism

Reading an article in USA Today about how Al Qaeda has gained a foothold in Iraq, I was reminded of a war that we did not need to have but I also

Republican Hypocrisy: Unborn Children vs. Hungry Children

I am sometimes awe-struck, or you might say confused, by the GOP’s relentless agenda to stop abortion, yet for the children already born to single mothers, some still teenagers themselves, they seem

Tired of Hearing Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi – How About Iraq, Iraq, Iraq

What happened in Benghazi was a terrible situation and surely, someone dropped the ball, but let’s have some perspective here; four people died in Benghazi and well over 4,000 Americans died in

Money Available for Syria but Not America – or Even Africa

It is not that I do not care about the children in Syria, killed allegedly by their own president’s government using sarin gas. I do care, but I also care about all

Government Spying: To Trust or Not to Trust – Not

Recently there has been a rash of scandals concerning government spying and there seems to be a much-divided consensus concerning phone records being kept and internet activities being recorded. I personally do