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September 06, 2013
I Don’t Think Obama Wants War. Welcome to The Game.
Wait! He has made speeches stating we should strike. He has sent Secretary of State...
September 04, 2013
Australian Prime Minister Offers Christian and Moral Defense of Gay Marriage (Updated)
UPDATE: (September 8, 2013) My praise did not help Mr. Rudd in the Australian elections...
September 02, 2013
Which Side Are You On? (Happy Labor Day!)
I was introduced to the Florence Reece's song "Which Side Are You On?" by Pete...
August 27, 2013
Utah Spent More Than $30,000 To Catch 12 Drug Users On Welfare
Because demonizing the poor is so worth every penny. From Bryce Covert at ThinkProgress: Utah...
August 17, 2013
Does the U.S. Pay Families When Drones Kill Innocent Yemenis?
by Cora Currier ProPublica, Aug. 12, 2013, 1:48 p.m.There have been nine drone strikes reported...
August 07, 2013
Scrap Sochi and Bring the Winter Games to Salt Lake City!
Okay, it is not going to happen...but why not at least offer? Christian Harrison, an...
August 01, 2013
Power Confirmed and Heading to the UN
Today, by a vote of 87-10, the United States Senate confirmed the nomination of human...
July 30, 2013
Bradley Manning is Acquitted of Aiding the Enemy
Both Politico and the Huffington Post are reporting that Bradley Manning has been acquitted of...
July 26, 2013
Pope Francis? Or should we just call him Pope Social Justice?!?!
I am totally loving Pope Francis so far. I am not Catholic. I am sure...
July 15, 2013
“My Name is Emmett Till” by Emmylou Harris (Hymns of Social Justice)
Emmylou Harris performed this in 2011. It struck me as appropriate given recent events. NOTE:...
July 13, 2013
Until we all view Trayvon….
...as our own son, nothing will change. My son Shem almost always wears a hoodie...and...
June 27, 2013
Ick! That Guy is Married to a Dude!
George Takei of both Star Trek and Facebook fame has penned a beautiful and insightful...
June 27, 2013
Whoa…wait…are Tim LaHaye’s Left Behind novels about gay marriage?
Will conservative Christians ever recover from those mean gay bullies? The Daily Show's Samantha Bee...
June 26, 2013
See How to Properly Respond to Michelle Bachmann
A good lesson from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (h/t: TPM) This should be...
June 05, 2013
Power to The United Nations
I am very excited to see that Samantha Power is being appointed as United States...
June 03, 2013
Ben Bernanke is a Rawlsian!
Well, maybe. In a speech at the Baccalaureate Ceremony at Princeton University on Sunday, Federal...
June 01, 2013
Baptists Set to Ditch Boy Scouts
CNN is reporting that the Southern Baptist Convention will be abandoning the Boys Scouts of...
May 16, 2013
A Moral Critique of Guns and Gun Culture
I am working on a theological case against guns. Not so much for gun control,...
April 25, 2013
LDS Church Supports Move to Include Gay Scouts
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a statement in support of...
April 22, 2013
Community of Christ Extends Marriage to Same-Sex Couples
In their National Conference held April 19-21, The Community of Christ (formerly The Reorganized Church...
April 15, 2013
Why do bad things happen to good innocent people?
Why do bad things happen to good innocent people? Again, I consider this question today...
April 15, 2013
Happy Tax Day!
George Harrison and Eric Claption perform the Beatles classic Taxman: I was going to write...
April 12, 2013
NFL, LGBT, and Me.
Sports seems to play a big role in our conceptualization of gender. American Football is...
April 04, 2013
Discussing Hillary Clinton and the Death Penalty on HuffPost Live
I briefly commented on two stories today on HuffPost Live: Hillary Clinton and her new book...
March 26, 2013
Wallace Bennett on Compromise in Government
The June 1976 Ensign magazine has long been a favorite of mine. It deals with...
March 19, 2013
I will be on HuffPost Live Wednesday at Noon Eastern/10am Mountain (UPDATED).
UPDATE: It looks like we will be talking about withdrawal from Afghanistan, Autism, shampoo, and Michael...
March 15, 2013
Sen. Portman (R-OH) Embraces Gay Marriage
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Republican U.S. Senator...
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