Discernment and Judgement

Madeleine Albright has a new book out, Fascism: A Warning  I learned of it when she made an appearance on…

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De Jure Racism Became De Facto Racism (Pacific NW)

Segregation in the southern United States was custom, policy and law.  Overturning the laws transformed racism from de jure segregation…

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When War Becomes Policy

HOW EVERYTHING BECAME WAR AND THE MILITARY BECAME EVERYTHING:  TALES FROM THE PENTAGON by Rosa Brooks When the military is…

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An Alternative View (Civil Rights)

A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History by Jeanne Theoharis tells the truth…

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Addressing Bias and Inaction – Vote

The things you most dislike in other people are often the things you are denying in yourself. Needing to denigrate…

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What Do You Want?

“Figure out what you want, because if you don’t know what you want, you’ll never get it.” – Getting in…

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United States Is the New Russia

After WWII, the world joined together to limit Russian expansion and influence.  NATO and the United Nations worked together with…

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Resist Hate: Religion

I have two problems with religion: 1.  Fundamentalists, extremists, fanatics. 2.  Righteous intolerance and exclusion. I’ve been pagan leaning Wiccan…

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Good v.s. Evil

What if the Garden of Eden is a metaphor for the most basic difference in philosophy – the difference between…

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