The NBA, Pat Tillman, and Jesus

Super Bowl LVII Like many of you, I watched the Super Bowl on Sunday. I’m not a diehard football fan. The last time I was invested in the sport was decades ago, when the Chicago Bears, my hometown team, played well. Yes, I’m that old. I only watched football this season after the January trauma … Continue reading The NBA, Pat Tillman, and Jesus

Joel Osteen, False Prophet Du Jour

Televangelists have been around since the early days of television. They apply their pulpit to influence millions who cannot otherwise, for whatever reason, partake of religious services. Without omission, they grow into affluence, but for many, their careers end in the disgrace of unveiled hypocrisy. They bemoan their prosperity only after the IRS pays them … Continue reading Joel Osteen, False Prophet Du Jour

Tithing for Taxpayers

Just a quick follow up to yesterday’s post regarding the billionaires, politicians, and their families who were recipients of the C-19 relief money that was intended to keep small businesses afloat: The Evangelical church received $7.3 billion from that fund That’s it, I just want to update you on my post’s inadvertent omission, but I’m … Continue reading Tithing for Taxpayers

It’s Not Over, Calm Down

In my last post, I expressed, among other things, confusion at the conflicting information in the news. On April 8, nearly every news organization optimistically reported a level of success over COVID-19. The implication was clear, the end of stay-at-home orders might be announced soon, because we have “flattened the curve,” and the projected 200,000 … Continue reading It’s Not Over, Calm Down

Two Leaders, Two Days Later

Donald Trump bemoans his plight of shame Kellyanne Conway Confirms his blame Urging people to read New Zealand shooter's creed Trump inspired him, he's mentioned by name Shooter and Trump both display WhitePower sign. "A symbol of renewed white identity & common purpose," Kellyanne Conway's description of Gunman's thoughts on Trump Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, … Continue reading Two Leaders, Two Days Later

Funeral Crashers… a poem

Pittsburgh’s Mayor has asked Donald Trump not to visit  While they “bury the dead” — that request’s explicit  And while Trump is “endangering minorities” With his racist rhetoric, foul priorities Jewish leaders have also asked him to stay out  As with everything else this is only about Trump... an idea from Kremlin Barbie, fake Jew  … Continue reading Funeral Crashers… a poem