Message to Kansas electors

This is something I would normally never do, but nothing about this election has been normal. Just since being elected Mr. Trump has committed acts that should disqualify him from holding office, e.g. appointing known (and seemingly proud) white nationalists, having his children sit-in on calls with heads of state, using his new position to …

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Lunatic Republicans

I wish someone could explain to me how any sane person can vote for the current crop of Republicans. It seems like more often than not, they are theocratic loons who have no problem legislating against people's bodily autonomy all the while railing against Big Government. I hope I live to see the day when …

SOPA/PIPA

I recently sent emails to my House and Senate representatives regarding these horrible pieces of legislation. I thought I would post the contents here for posterity. Subject: Please oppose the PROTECT IP Act and SOPA I urge you to reject the Internet Blacklist Bills (S.968 and H.R.3261). I am deeply concerned by the danger these …

Mutual Respect

A comment from Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's office during the recent flap over a Twitter post by a high school student has me rankled. According to Brownback spokesperson, Sherriene Jones-Sontag, it takes mutual respect to have a constructive dialog. While that is all well and good, the thing with respect is it is earned not …

Bible Study

I am going to end my sporadic attempts at reading the Bible. I can't seem to make it through the first few chapters of Genesis before realizing I just don't care about this particular piece of poorly written fiction. There are so many more interesting and relevant books on my reading list to spend time …