It seems like conservative America has a new favorite catch phrase: “If you don’t like America, leave!” When Colin Kaepernick decided to sit down during the national anthem, many people have demanded he leave. One website says, “Kaepernick is worth approximately $126 million. I suggest that if he doesn’t like America, he take his BLM … More I Don’t Like America, and That’s Precisely Why I Should Stay Here
That SNL skit isn’t wrong; I wish Adele could fix my Thanksgiving angst. Madalyn Murray O’Hair came up. For those not in the know, she’s a dead atheist activist who won a Supreme Court case that banned school sponsored Bible readings, Murray V. Curlett. She was the founder and president of American Atheists. She, along with … More My Mother, Madalyn Murray O’Hair, and Me
When I heard about the attacks in Paris, my first thoughts were: “Please don’t let them be Muslim.” But they were. In these types of attacks, they almost always are. In the United States, I’m sympathetic to Muslims. Many times, they are unfairly criticized and targeted, accused of being hidden terrorists. But then things like … More When People Die for ISIS
Last night was another tragic election night in Mississippi. I voted with optimism, but the same thing happened that almost always happens. We elected a governor who pretends to care about our state, while doing everything in his power to create a failing bastion of conservatism. We voted against an amendment that would guarantee our … More Election Night in the Deep South
We’ve been on a roller-coaster of emotion, haven’t we? This has been hard, no doubt about it. I’ve seen you go from devastated to angry to accepting and all the way back round. I don’t think you know how to cope with this.