Truth and Fear

  Reformation period art had two consistent characteristics in its illustration of the believers.  Catholics were portrayed holding rosaries, while Lutherans were shown holding books, usually Bibles. The struggle for power is always a struggle of those who desire their power through our ignorance v. those who seek the empowerment …

Politics and Division

The recent Shirley Sherrod uproar was an interesting study in human behavior and political motivation.  Andrew Breitbart, on his website BigGovernment.com, posted a video of Ms. Sherrod, speaking at the NAACP, claiming that when a white farmer came to her many years ago she didn’t want to help him because she was …

Tax dollars and Viagra

In a vote to “reduce the cost of providing federally funded prescription drugs by eliminating fraudulent payments and prohibiting coverage of Viagra for child molesters and rapists and for drugs intended to induce abortion,” 42 senators said no.  There were, though, 73 who support such an amendment to the healthcare legislation. …