Cheering Muslims A Trumped Up Charge

Since it happened several days ago, it’s probably well on its way to vanishing from the public memory. But regarding Donald Trump’s recent claim that he saw thousands and thousands of Muslims cheering in New Jersey as the World Trade Center pancaked to the ground, some thoughts come to mind. … Continue reading

A Christian-Muslim Clash of Civilizations? It’s Uncivilized.

As the storm clouds of hatred expand between the Christian and Muslim worlds (and others, but mainly those two) certain things seem important enough to write down. In a coffee shop, where I sit amongst a noisy crowd that probably contains some Christians and Muslims, and having just come from … Continue reading

“The Paradoxical Commandments” Still Stand

Apparently, exceptions can be found for virtually everything we accept as a rule. The latest example is a motivational poster with a message that actually is motivational, not to mention genuinely encouraging, moving, and insightful. Bear in mind that I am aware more than most people of the click-over point … Continue reading

From Christine Jorgensen to Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner just topped the record for speediest amassing of one million Twitter followers, previously held by President Obama. Considering all she’s been through, let’s wish her well going forward. It will be much more interesting to see the reactions of the general public to her story as time goes … Continue reading

Dylann Storm Roof – Twerp From Hell

You have heard of the banality of evil, but rarely does it come complete with a bowl haircut. The perp (or twerp, to look at him) behind America’s latest gun rampage is living proof that larger-than-life atrocities can come from small packages, or small minds. Dylann Storm Roof was a … Continue reading