For My Late Father On Memorial Day (repost)
This will lead my radio episodes for a time.
I begin today w a personal note…and w some reluctance bc I like to draw the line between the public and the personal. Our World has become a talk-show where people are too often seen as churlish if they as yet are wont to draw distinctions betw public and private life. And…Continue
Jared Kushner and his network of witting or unwitting spies will, as the truth of these breathtaking games outs, will move even the most churlish to regard, say, Ollie North a national hero. …Continue
This was originally published at…Continue
We can leave them in place, create designated historical parks for them in southern towns and cities, remove them altogether. My question's as yet the one I asked here years back when the Stars-and-Bars issue re-arose: what other nation in history has so consciously and consistently coddled the memory of an illegal, race-based rebellion against itself 150 years after that rebellion's just decimation? You…Continue
I have accepted the post of FBI Director. The president assured me that, in return, the Phils would win the Series for the length of my tenure and that Villanova and Penn would share the NCAA Championship for the duration…Continue
On 19 April I posted this. I am now, given recent days' moves and responses, more than ever convinced this will out.
WashPo and NYT investigative reporters are already now hinting in interviews that this is a direction in which some of them are headed.
Now that the far Right…read Proudly neo-Nazi Right…has taken well-deserved drubbings in Austria, The Netherlands, and this past Sunday in France where its loss was two-to-one, those of us as yet enamored with the best, quaint…Continue
MEMORY'S AN EEL
Memory's an eel. …Continue
This week the Court declined to hear an appeal from so-called Cure-The-Gays religious and business…Continue
This will appear on the next 'Passionate Justice'
Ludmillia Jones Xenon Lit
Dr Gutman is terrific; she makes me proud to be an alum. Penn, under her leadership, is clear-thinking. She'd never allow Penn to fall into the trap UC Berkeley has as to speech freedom and public safety.
This note's from a news round-up in Religion Dispatches, a terrific online resource for ideas exploring the intersection of religion and social policy.
"Russia: Anti-Gay persecution in Chechnya generates international protest…Continue