Top Ten Posts – 2011

To reflect on 2011, I have listed here the ten most popular posts in terms of visits this year. Two of the posts were written in prior years but were visited frequently this year. In addition to being popular, I think they are representative of the stories and issues which I wrote about this year.1. The Trail of Tears remembered2. Uganda update: Anti-Homosexuality Bill on tomorrow’s agenda3. Committee chair says Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill may not be considered4. What would d … [Read more...]

Have a Kindle and like this blog?

You can now have this blog delivered to your Kindle by subscribing at Amazon.com. Click this link to subscribe. Even if you don't have a Kindle, you can head on over to Amazon and click the like button and even write a friendly review.There are thousands of blogs now published on Amazon for delivery to Kindle devices. A list of them is here.One hot gadget debate this season is the Kindle Fire versus the Nook Color. We opted for the Fire and the Amazon Universe. Anyone like the Nook … [Read more...]

Blogkeeping: Holiday schedule

Ah, 'tis the season to be jolly. And for me, 'tis the season to reduce the number of blog posts I write.This will probably hold true through the month of December. After the finals are given and graded, it will be time to relax a bit. There are some stories or issues that could change that plan but for now, that is the plan.Let me take a moment to explain the icons in the left hand column of the blog. The first one is my first effort at writing children's fiction. Over the past … [Read more...]

I am scheduled to be on CNN Newsroom Sunday

I will be on CNN Newsroom Sunday at 8:30am (ET) 7/24 to talk about evangelicals and reparative therapy.I believe the focus is going to be on the recent issues relating to Marcus Bachmann's clinic, Exodus, and Mark Yarhouse's research demonstrating no orientation change on average in mixed orientation marriages. … [Read more...]

David Barton page

By request, I have created a page with links to the major posts on the claims of Wallbuilders' leader David Barton.Although more cumbersome, you can get all posts where Barton is tagged here.Happy Independence Day weekend! … [Read more...]

Summer in the City – Lovin Spoonful

This short 1966 classic brought the heat.Heads up: during the summer, I will be putting up some "best hits" from the past. I have some writing projects that I must get done and won't be able to blog as consistently as usual. This week, I will put up some posts on reparative therapy with a couple of new posts about an article coming up in the New York Time weekend magazine on sexual identity therapy. I think it will post sometime on Wednesday. Stay tuned... … [Read more...]

Summer blogkeeping

This summer I will not be posting as frequently because I am working on some academic writing that must get finished within the next few months. I will post some this week but they will taper off as the summer goes on.I also am going to halt comments for most posts from now on. Moderating snarky gotcha comments takes too much time and I hope a break will provide those who like to read and comment here with some time to reflect on what they would like to contribute to common ground … [Read more...]

Milk-a-what? My fav Super Bowl commercials

#1#2And the one that hooked me... … [Read more...]


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