Did We Save Democracy?

Did We Save Democracy?

According to many of the political ads put forth by Democrats in the recent midterm elections “democracy was on the ballot.” There were legitimate concerns on the part of many Americans, Democrat and otherwise, that if extreme conservative Republicans came to power,...
Doug Mastriano and Me

Doug Mastriano and Me

Who is Doug Mastriano? Doug Mastriano is the Republican candidate for governor in my state of Pennsylvania. The local and national media, plus the two major political parties, see the elections in Pennsylvania for governor and the U.S Senate as keys to the MAGA...
Three Types of Justice

Three Types of Justice

On Monday, August 8, FBI agents entered the resort owned by former President Donald Trump in search of classified materials he had illegally taken from the White House when he departed under protest in February 2021. They left with eleven boxes of documents many of...
Victor Orban, Christian Racism, and Jesus

Victor Orban, Christian Racism, and Jesus

Victor Orban at the CPAC Meeting Earlier this month, Hungarian President Victor Orban was the featured speaker at a meeting of CPAC – The Conservative Political Action Coalition – whose website claims to be “the largest and most influential gathering of conservatives...
Is The United States Moving Toward Civil War?

Is The United States Moving Toward Civil War?

Ever since January 6, 2021, when Trump supporters spurred on by the former president, invaded the U. S. Capitol building to prevent the Senate confirmation of the 2020 presidential election, many Americans have wondered if the United States could be on the verge of a...
Why Every American Should Read The 1619 Project

Why Every American Should Read The 1619 Project

 How could a book about history create such an uproar? Most Americans are oblivious to history, and rarely celebrate it except on Memorial Day, July 4 and Veterans Day. Actually, only a small fraction focus on the history while the rest of us enjoy a day off from work...