Category Archives: politics

Pence to speak near Pittsburgh


The anti-abortion Susan B. Anthony List is bringing Mike Pence to the Pittsburgh area on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. The event, Life Wins!, will be hosted at Cornerstone Ministries located in Export, PA (Westmoreland County), and will feature Vice President … Continue reading

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Behind the Times


In one of those “Good News, Bad News” stories, the Mississippi state legislature has finally decide to remove the confederate insignia from their state flag, which had been adopted way back in 1894.  That is the good news, even if it … Continue reading

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Incivility firmly ensconced in Ohio


I frequently hear calls for more “respectful” dialogue coming from those on the political right.  At the same time, those making the call deride progressives as being ideologically rigid, arrogant, and disrespectful of their positions and their values  Obviously they’ve … Continue reading

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Incivility? Or Legitimate Protest?


Author’s Note: I know I’ve painted with a broad brush, but if I put in all the nuances and caveats, this would be a novella. So take it for what it is – my take. Two weeks ago, Sarah Huckleberry-Sanders, … Continue reading

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AG Jeff Sessions: Religion trumps established law


Without much fanfare late last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an addendum to the US Attorneys’ Manual: 1-15.000 – Respect for Religious Liberty, which  clearly lacks all respect for the 1st Amendment.  The document, which seems to be flying … Continue reading

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Understanding how a culture keeps itself blissfully ignorant


Here is a perfect example of how a culture keeps itself ignorant and a threat to the civil liberties of everyone. Students of a northeast Ohio school district (or should I say, their parents and guardians) decried the fact that … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake


This was one of the most contentious weeks at the Supreme Court with the Justices hearing the case of the intolerant baker, Jack Phillips of Lakewood, Colorado, who lawyers were painfully arguing again that he has the right to refuse … Continue reading

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Understanding Donald Trump


For months now I’ve been carefully observing the many machinations of our current Orange-Haired Orangutan in chief.  My objective?  Trying as best I can to understand what makes the incompetent fool tick. I’ve read and considered voices from many different … Continue reading

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Trump and the Vatican


On his first visit overseas, Trump will be visiting several nations including Saudi Arabia, which is very odd given that, according to Wikipedia Islam is the state religion of Saudi Arabia and its law requires that all citizens should be … Continue reading

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