Archive for the ‘faith’ Category

Eyes and Ears: It’s Time They are Opened: The tragedy in Libya

Eleven years after the September 11th attacks, I woke up to an eerily similar day. Clear skies, nice weather, and, more or less, a noticeable amount of silence. I remember that day, first I heard the planes and then I watched the towers fall. I remember thinking how small the world had gotten, how actions […]

Today’s Take: Media Mayhem and Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene made its way up the US coast silencing out the entire country from external issues for more than 24 hours. This is not new. It is pretty rare that the US media truly covers anything that is going on outside of our borders unless of course it has to do with some evil […]

Today’s Take – Muddle in the Middle East, GOP Gods and more…

The Muddled Middle East We start today with the news that one more repressive government, this time in Libya, is gone – well more or less. So far it seems as though The National Transition Council (NTC) spokesperson Mustafa Adel Jalil, is in control control and saying all the right things about equality, peace, justice […]

Michele Bachmann’s (and Rick Perry’s) Bogeyman

“We are confident that no one can harm us if God is with us….there is nothing more we can do except depend on almighty God. If a person does, then he is assured that the Almighty will help him, have mercy on him and he will succeed.” Yes, this does in fact sound like Presidential […]

Saddleback Forum – Faith and Politics

I must say that I am one person who is not conformable with the Saddleback Church, or any other church for that matter, pressuring the Presidential candidates to reveal their religious beliefs. It reminds me of my catholic school days. Just disagreeing with a nun would get you nothing more or less than a crack […]