Monthly Archives: June 2015

John Denver — Annie’s Song

I sat down a moment ago to read again an essay by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. First I opened iTunes with the idea of having a piano quartet by Dvorak in the background. I got distracted from Dvorak by Denver — John … Continue reading

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Obama in Charleston

It was a deep delight to watch the funeral service for Pastor Clementa Pinckney yesterday. In remembering a horrible tragedy that had taken place in that very church a week ago, there was a celebration of love, of faith, of … Continue reading

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Supreme Court and Gay Marriage

It is almost as amusing as it it sad that there is so much complaining about the Supreme Court’s ruling that gay marriage must be permitted in all the states. What chaos comes from upholding “states’ rights” in such matters. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court and Obamacare

Once again the US Supreme Court has rejected attempts to have the Affordable Care Act declared unconstitutional. Republicans responded within minutes with vows to continue fighting it. For two reasons I am convinced that their opposition to the law has … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz — No Friend of Reality

I wrote earlier today about how removed from reality the Republicans are. They cannot bring themselves to speak the truth about Obamacare. While looking for something else this afternoon, I ran across another example of how completely truth is disregarded … Continue reading

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Obamacare and the Supreme Court

Once again, the US Supreme Court has upheld a provision of the Affordable Care Act. Almost immediately, the US Representative from my district sent out an email to his entire list saying it didn’t matter: He was still going to … Continue reading

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The Church in Modern America

As a follower of Jesus Christ and as a former pastor, I am very interested in the role of the church in America’s past, present, and future. That doesn’t mean I feel any anxiety about the declining numbers of people … Continue reading

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