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January 14, 2019
Go West, Young Man: One Man’s Long Strange Journey toward the Political Left
When you look at most maps, as you go to the left, you go west,...
November 26, 2018
Is It Time for America to Move to Compulsory Voting?
I was sort of excited at the reports of larger than normal turnouts at the...
November 13, 2018
Sometimes I Wish I Were a Conservative Christian
My life could so much simpler--so much less stressful--so much more carefree. I live in...
October 10, 2018
Conservative Christian, the Voting Booth Can Be Your Confessional and Nobody Needs to Know
Forgive me America, for I have sinned. Like Adam and Eve in the Garden, I...
September 26, 2018
What if Donald Trump were _______________?
Let's face it, we have a president that might not be qualified to do most...
September 20, 2018
When This is Over…
At some point, this is all going to be over. Eventually, this has to end....
August 27, 2018
A Handy Voting Guide for Compassionate Christians
We are quickly approaching that season where churches across the nation will begin handing out...
August 10, 2018
Love Will Come Riding a Blue Wave
Just look at what we have become. Every day, there is a new batch of...
August 01, 2018
Walking Gingerly Along the Front Lines of the Coming Civil War
At some level, I think everyone can feel it. Likely, many are too afraid to...
June 22, 2018
The Coming Civil War
I write this from the cradle of the American Civil War. Just down the road...
June 14, 2018
Christian, If You Want to Make America Great, Take a Stand Against the Hate
The imagery washed over me in waves of disgust, awakening me in the wee small...
April 10, 2018
When the need to be better than someone is stronger than the call to love them
America is always in a constant state of tension between our lofty ideals about equality...
March 28, 2018
An Open Letter to the Founding Fathers
Dear Founders, I'm writing to you from 2018. You might be happy to know that...
February 26, 2018
The Video that Should Have Cost Donald Trump the Conservative Christian Vote
It's no secret to anyone who's read my writing in the past that I am...
February 19, 2018
An Open Letter to America’s Youth–You Can Fix This
Dear Young Americans, First, let me say that I am deeply sorry about the mess...
February 06, 2018
America’s Systemic, Organizational Cancer
Is there anything more toxic and depressing than systemic, organizational cancer? Anyone who has ever...
January 19, 2018
How Did We Get Here?
Welcome to Bizarro World. For more than a year now, millions of Americans have been walking...
January 12, 2018
A Letter to Martin Luther King, from Trump’s America
Dear Martin, You don't know me. Our paths never crossed. I was a just a...
January 05, 2018
A Dog Caught a Car and Became President
Dogs chase cars all the time. I suspect it makes them feel tough and important--look...
December 27, 2017
The Hypocrisy Gene
Nothing irritates a hypocrite more than hypocrisy. Perhaps Americans hate hypocrisy so much because it...
December 13, 2017
The victory of Doug Jones over Roy Moore reveals smoldering embers of hope
It was no ordinary special election to fill a Senate seat vacancy. This election...
November 09, 2017
Hope is Rising in Trump’s America
It's been a full year now since that most unlikely of presidential elections in American...
November 02, 2017
An Indelible Stain
No matter what happens from here on out, it feels the damage is done. We...
October 10, 2017
Better next time: A prayer for leadership
“I pray Heaven to bestow The Best OF BLESSINGS ON THIS HOUSE and All that...
September 13, 2017
5 Keys for the Democrats to Win Back the White House in 2020
Democrats, here is my five-point checklist. Take or leave it, as you wish, but I...
July 31, 2017
Fundamentalist Evangelical Leaders Need to Learn from Billy Graham
The headlines lately have been pretty scary. North Korea--one of the few nations on earth...
July 26, 2017
The Liberty Bell Curve: It’s Time for Centrists to Act
It's been said that we live in a post-truth nation wherein emotion trumps logic and...
July 13, 2017
It’s Time to Eliminate Political Parties
This was never supposed to happen. Our founding fathers didn't want political parties. They consistently...
June 30, 2017
Christian Trump Supporter, Can You See the Emperor Has No Fruits?
Photo Credit: Conservative Daily News Conservative Christian who still supports President Trump, I am going...
June 22, 2017
Islands of Blue
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