Category Archives: Politics

Are you Professor Xavier or Magneto?

Before last week, everyone and their mother had weighed in on NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest police brutality, by kneeling during the national anthem during the 2016 season. Many welcomed Kaepernick’s peaceful protest as a bold and necessary … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Ben Affleck Shows Us America’s Problem

Actor, director and all around superstar Ben Affleck made an appearance on the latest episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher”, which aired last Friday. One segment of the show is getting a lot of attention. In the segment host Bill … Continue reading

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Congress Feeds Hobby Lobby Hysteria

Democrats have proposed a bill in Congress that seeks to overturn the court’s recent ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby. Last week the Supreme Court held that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) prevents the government from forcing Hobby Lobby … Continue reading

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Those Student Loans Are A Killer

I have student-loan debt that is well over six-figures because of grad-school. As I look back at how it got so high, I can see that it was a combination of the high cost of tuition and borrowing more than … Continue reading

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