Time To “Evacuate Wall Street”

I’ve offered some criticism in the past about the Occupy Wall Street for a general lack of focus or articulation of an endgame. However, I don’t want this to be mistaken for a lack of empathy for their cause. On the contrary, the basis for the outrage as expressed by Occupiers is at the heart [Read More...]

The Daily Show Does “Occupy Wall Street”

Say what you like about Occupy Wall Street; this is funny stuff. Just goes to show that, whenever humans are involved, there is the opportunity for both tragic error and big laughs. The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook [Read more...]

When Legislating Morality Falls Short

I was doing my daily browsing of blogs, catching up on the news and opinions of the day, when I came across a piece with which I found some real resonance. Morgan Guyton, a Methodist pastor, wrote a reflection on why the recent “personhood amendment” failed in, of all places, Mississippi. Anyone who follows politics [Read More...]

An Ironic Problem for “Occupy Wall Street”

I’ll start by saying I agree with the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, at least in principal. Anyone willing to take the time and effort to stand nonviolent against systems that oppress on behalf of the marginalized has some merit. That said, I, like many others, am a little baffled by the intent of the movement. [Read More...]


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