Telling it Like it is

What’s Gone on Recently What do we do with a President who seems bent on destruction – his own and the nation he supposedly leads. Why do I say this? He has repeatedly called out four democratic congresswomen and tells them to “go back to where they came from.” All of...
The Slough of Despond

The Slough of Despond

Recent events in the Special Counsel investigation, reactions coming out of the White House  and continual denials of any wrong doing have brought to mind something 17th century British clergyman John Bunyan called “the Slough of Despond.”  In 1678 John Bunyan...
"Twelve Years a Slave" and the Banality of Evil

"Twelve Years a Slave" and the Banality of Evil

    Last night my wife and went to see the film “12 Years a Slave,” the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black from Saratoga, NY who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. Eventually, thru the help of friends he was discovered and freed after 12...