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Peach trees in Minnesota

Today, July 1st, the temperature here in rural Minnesota is expected to reach 91. By Wednesday, we are looking at 99. Ninety nine degrees. And that’s not a dry heat,…

The GOP: Sex, Taxes and Firearms

Just when I thought it could not get any worse, it has. Ann Coulter, the wanna be wicked witch of the GOP claims the Fast and Furious program is: THE…

Disgruntled Republican Mantra: Wagons North

Last Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Healthcare Act is constitutional. As many Americans were jumping for joy because  Aunt Millie wouldn’t have to lose the house if…

Standing for our sister

Even as adults, standing up to injustice is difficult, especially when those who are committing it are in power. Even when it is necessary and right, the consequences may be…

Affordable Care Act, Liberty and Clintonʼs Penny

Nothing, in recent times, has exposed the schism in the American spirit like the brouhaha surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a/k/a “Obamacare”. The great debate regarding the health of…

World’s Top 10 Pot Smoking Countries

(Newser)What sort of ranking gives its top spots to Palau, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam, and puts the US at No. 7? The list of the world’s top countries…

Roberts: No Politics at Supreme Court

(Newser) – While the Supreme Court has appeared deeply divided along ideological lines in recent years, its latest term reveals a strikingly different court, often unanimous and aggressive in reviewing…

Where Can Silly Republicans Go to Escape Individual Mandate

The Supreme Court’s ruling upholding Obama’s health care law on Thursday made some people so disillusioned with the United States that they posted on Facebook and Twitter that they were…

Four Political Consequences of ObamaCare Decision

Yesterday the Supreme Court not only upheld President Obama’s 2010 overhaul of the country’s health care system — it also cemented the fact that the fight over health care will…

Hand Holding: Gateway to Sexual Activity

Oh, Tennessee. We can’t say gay, you’re teaching creationism in schools, you insist on abstinence-only education when it comes to sex, and still manage to have one of the highest…

Crazy Birthers Have New Obsession

  A long time ago, a man named Barack Obama graduated from Harvard law school. He was president of the Harvard Law Review, and taught Constitutional law at the University…

Jesus Christ-Jewish, Muslim and Buddhist

To many Christians today, the thought of their savior being a Muslim is far-fetched, To them, Jesus is and always has been Christian. To the end they are wrong. Jesus,…

The Bible: Drink and Forget Your Problems

A lively discussion came up on one of my friends Facebook posts when someone responded Jesus did not drink wine, he basically drank grape juice. Dear World, I love a…