Pity Roy Moore’s Wife

As the shameful revelations of Roy Moore’s past continue to snowball, I can’t help feeling sorry for his wife, Kayla (pictured with her husband). In fact, I feel sorry for all the wives and girlfriends of the myriad celebrities and politicians being shamed by women who accuse them of sexual assault. Some of the men […]
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Whitewashed Sepulchers

  Surely, we’ve learned by now to be skeptical of those who “protest too much”? From Jesus to Shakespeare,  sages have warned us to be wary of self-righteous, finger wagging  boors. Like Roy Moor. You probably know about Roy Moore. He’s the creepy old man accused of fondling a 14-year-old girl when he was in his […]
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Now Trump is “Evangelical”?

  So Evangelical leaders are getting behind Donald Trump, are they? What would Jesus say? These sanctimonious Bible thumpers who routinely use the Lord’s name to serve Mammon find no fault in the man. They insist he is fit to be leader of the free world. And their flocks find no contradiction in this alliance. They will […]
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This is America? Really?

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door! America, you may have learned in school, is a nation “under God,” with liberty and justice for all. It’s the […]
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Rise of an Empty Suit

  Tonight’s the night. The night that could decide the fate of Donald Trump’s bizarre candidacy… that could send Jeb! back to his Miami mansion. .. that could signal the emergence of a new Republican star… No, not Ben Carson.  Gentle Ben has all the voters he is ever going to get – the Bible thumpers, […]
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This Could Be the End of America’s Two-Party System

The general elections of 2008 may mark the end of the two-party system in America. In this election campaign we were exposed to only two presidential candidates, Barack Obama and John McCain. The other eight candidates got virtually no air time or press. I don’t consider that fair, but it’s just the way things are. […]
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I Thought U.S. Had Progressed Beyond the Spanish Inquisition

Ask anybody today whether they believe the Spanish Inquisition was a Good Thing, and I bet they’ll say, “Of course not!” (Those who know what the Spanish Inquisition was, anyway. The others will say something like, “Duh?”) But the shadow of the Inquisition fell across a stage in California last night as a latter-day Fray […]
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