Author Archives: Quasi-Paul

God Trumps All

Daniel 3:16-18 Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the … Continue reading

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I Want To Be Where The Racists Are

We are in racially tense times to say the least. We are in an election year where a major political party is about to nominate a presidential candidate (“He who must not be named”) that has suggested that Mexican immigrants … Continue reading

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Is Mass Incarceration A Myth?

In the current dust up over criminal justice reform, I see a deeper story of how our flaws as human beings keep us from realizing racial equality. Bill Clinton seems to be stuck between a rock and a hard place. … Continue reading

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Are You Open With Your Faith?

As of this writing, I have over 1,000 friends on Facebook. (I’ll hold a sec for your applause). I’ve been on FB since about 2005, when it was restricted to college students and when Myspace was actually more popular. Since … Continue reading

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Do #BlackVotesMatter?

  While it’s utterly disappointing to see another innocent Black teen being arrested, it spurred an important political discussion about why Republicans can’t get Blacks to vote for them. As Roland Martin points out, Republicans don’t address issues that matter to … Continue reading

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How Many Lives Is the Second Amendment Worth?

I love the 2nd amendment, and not just because shooting guns is fun. I love it for what it represents. We saw what happened in China at Tiananmen Square when unarmed protestors were gunned down, with only rocks to defend … Continue reading

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The Toughest Part of the Gospel

 “SMH” or “shaking my head” is a common phrase used in social media these days. As ill-equipped as it is in capturing my feelings when I heard of what Dylan Roof had allegedly done, all I could do was shake … Continue reading

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If You Want To Prevent Another Baltimore Riot, Read This

It’s time for something radically different. In the past year we’ve had violent protests and riots that have been set off by the civil unrest between Blacks and the police. Many people have rightly recognized that the riotous behavior is … Continue reading

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Can We Disagree Without Being Disagreeable?

“But whenever you enter a town and they do not receive you, go into its streets and say, even the dust of your town that clings to our feet we wipe off against you. Nevertheless know this, that the kingdom … Continue reading

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Separation of Church and State

Religious freedom was one of the most fundamental beliefs in the early history of this country. When the United States was founded, our Declaration of Independence made it clear that our basis for seeking to break ties with our colonizers … Continue reading

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