politics / 34 posts found

The Real Bigots

Bigotry is returning to our world. For a while it seemed as though we might overcome it and realize Martin Luther King’s dream that we would judge people by…

You Are Not Alone

These days conservatives can feel lonely. The world has changed a lot in the last few years. So many things we once accepted as common sense or normal have been…

Operation Extinction

I first realized North American politics had changed during the Obama era. George W. Bush had been an unpopular president. It was clear that America wanted change.…

The Power of Gradualism

Things can gradually go bad. That’s what we’re seeing today. I wish I had a dime for every time I’ve heard the expression “I never thought I’d see the day.” Now…

Why We Must Stop the Coup

There comes a point in everyone’s life when you have to admit that things have gone wrong. As individuals we need to do it to get ourselves back on track if we’ve gone astray, or if we’ve…

Confessions of an Atheist Buddhist Communist

 

When I was a child my father developed an interest in Buddhism. It was the late 60s, so it wasn’t so unusual. In those days you were…