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Should we toss out grandma?

March 26, 2020

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Social Darwinism not only violates Jesus’ teaching, its competitive ethos spells economic doom.

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Great vibes in harsh times

March 15, 2020

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I’ve found three scenes of encouragement in these eerie times.

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My church won’t meet Sunday, Praise God

March 14, 2020

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We are … called to love our neighbors, and in a time like this one of the most loving things we can do is reduce the chance that this virus will spread.

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Inexpert Pandemania

March 12, 2020

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The growing Coronavirus/COVID-19 scare makes me wistful for the innocence of my California childhood, when teachers at West Covina’s Rowland Avenue Elementary School ordered us baby-boomers under our desks in duck-and-cover rehearsals for a Russian thermonuclear attack. They issued their time-honored command (“NO TALKING!”) because, apparently, the commie missiles honed in our whispers. Such is […]

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Trump minions block medical recommendations

March 10, 2020

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A stable genius would normally refer medical issues to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, but President Trump’s brilliance spans beyond international diplomacy, economics, and politics. He and his minions know more than scientists. That’s why they’ve dismissed climate science and, now, clamp down on doctors. Sample a recent Associated Press headline: “Official: White House […]

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Elizabeth Warren follow-up

February 26, 2020

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I was too slow on the draw. No sooner did I chide some of Elizabeth Warren’s followers than a friend pinged me: “Look at this Facebook post praising the Democratic presidential candidate,” she said. I read it. I was impressed. I was eager to paste it here. I could display my even-handed fairness. After all, […]

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Are my Warren doubts rooted in misogyny?

February 20, 2020

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Supporters of any candidate must remember: We do not owe your would-be nominee our votes.

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A pro-lifer’s lament

February 14, 2020

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Tish Harrison Warren, author of The Liturgy of the Ordinary, captured the exasperation of the Democratic-leaning pro-life voter on Twitter.

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An Open Letter To Bernie Sanders

February 13, 2020

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“You’d shrivel the Democratic Party into an exclusive club of purists.”

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Trump’s Defense Team Motto

January 28, 2020

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