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B. 1952, GA, USA. D. To Be Determined. Beloved husband, father, grandfather, lover, confidant and friend of many from bikers to Zen masters; American writer and speaker, known for his criticism of Mammon's unholy trinity of big business, big government and big religion; served the least of them professionally as psychologist and voluntarily as activist for decades; loved to shoot basketball, billiards and the bull; lived free, died game. (memorial sketch by davidhewsonart.com)
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 4, 2006 Limbaugh rushes firmly behind Foley
In "thinking out loud" and claiming that he was not offering any defense of Foley, Rush Limbaugh claimed that the Democrats set up the entire frigging Foley affair to win elections in November.
SHARE Wednesday, June 21, 2006 Did Puck zap you, Bill O'Reilly
Did Bill OReilly really say that he would rule Iraq like Saddam Hussein? Was Bill giving a de facto endorsement of Saddam? Am I having a bad Midsummer Nightmare and Bills ears are starting to grow very long?
(5 comments) SHARE Monday, March 31, 2008 What if Rev. Wright had said . . . ?
As polemical as remarks made were by Barack Obama's minister, they pale in comparison to comments from prominent American conservatives.
SHARE Monday, October 16, 2006 Time to stop beating around the Bush
"Keep the course" is Bush-speak for "I'll get my way, no matter what it takes." No, George, for once in your life, you are going to be restrained and held accountable.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 11, 2006 Prayer in Public and Schools
Right wing Christians slander Jesus when they use his name to promote public and school prayer. My father was a Holiness Baptist preacher. Son, he said, dont ever let anybody ever make you pray. Especially dont let the government. They havent got a bit of business in trying to teach you how to pray. God knows we dont need the government messing up prayer like it has everything else.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, June 26, 2006 The Devil's Diary
Imagine how the devil could delight if only he kept a journal.
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 20, 2006 Pat Buchanan asks "Where are the Christians?"
Some 3000 conservative Christians are wearing their best sheepskins to Washington to tell Congress that Israel and America's agendas are one and the same. "Israel is not the problem. Israel is the solution." Tom DeLay
SHARE Wednesday, June 6, 2007 War is Peace
Howard Zinn's "A Power governments cannot suppress" is an impassioned compassionate appeal to we the people to become we the government so that we might finally have liberty and justice for all.
SHARE Saturday, May 13, 2006 Kierkegaard the Keen
A selection of choice quotes from Kierkegaard on real Christianity versus Christendom.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 1, 2006 Segregationists begat the Religious Right
Randall Balmer's new history shows how the religious right originated among segregationists and how the religious right has distorted the Bible and history to promote its radical agenda.
(3 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 13, 2006 Holiness 101: A Primer for Ann Coulter
Ann Coulter is reported to not be known at the church she claims to attend. Maybe she needs a bit of help in learning the basics of holiness.
(7 comments) SHARE Monday, January 21, 2008 How Goes the Dream?
Judge yourself where we stand today on fulfilling Dr. King's words.
SHARE Thursday, April 13, 2006 Jesus' Family Values
Jesus is more a role model for alternative family values than "traditional" values.
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 5, 2006 Republicans blame everybody but Foley
Poor, helpless Republicans can't do a thing wrong without it being mean old liberals' fault for either causing them to do it or for otherwise pointing it out as wrong.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, March 25, 2008 So? In Dick's Head
So: one two-lettered word sums up the imperial Republican presidency.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, April 10, 2006 Is America a Christian Nation?
Does the religious right really want a Christian nation? After all, Jesus was a liberal who is far better a role model for the left than the right.
SHARE Friday, June 9, 2006 The Palast Paladins vs. Coulter's Crusaders
Imagine a fantasy baseball game between the Palast Paladins - the All Stars of the Liberal League - versus Coulter's Crusaders - the All Farts of the Bush League - for the championship of the press.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 16, 2006 Jesus as role model for Liberals
Make the best of what you have got and Jesus is certainly the best of what we Americans have got to work with in appealing to the values of the average American.