Live or Perish, The Choice Is Ours

Live or Perish, The Choice Is Ours

A few months ago, Editor Rick Hutzell asked me if I would consider writing a piece related to guns and the domestic terror attack that took the lives of five Capital Gazette employees. At the time, I wasn’t sure what my “hook” would be to discuss that tragedy in any...
No Matter What?

No Matter What?

No Matter What? I am compelled to express my disgust at the determination of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the White House to ramrod through a Supreme Court (SCOTUS) nomination no matter what.  While Brett Kavanaugh might meet some of the standards for a Justice,...
Seeking Our Better Angels

Seeking Our Better Angels

Seeking Our Better Angels I think all decent people are heartbroken about the senseless murders of Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiassen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters. As someone who served on the Community Editorial Board for six months in 2014, I have a...
About Philando…

About Philando…

The not guilty verdict in the case involving the murder of Minnesota motorist Philando Castile, in front of his family, is an outrage on several different levels. First, Castile’s personal history reveals that he had been stopped 49 times by the police over the...
The Church Is Not Immune

The Church Is Not Immune

In the matter of the cognitive dissonance that infects our society, the church is not immune to this phenomenon. The Bible tells us one thing, but our personal and family history and culture sometimes lead us in a contrary direction. The recent uproar at the Southern...
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