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Easter Elections

Happy Easter! In many Latin American countries, Good Friday is a much more important feast than is Easter Sunday. Many attribute this to the poverty of the people and therefore their more easy identification with the suffering Christ instead of with the risen one. I...

2008

Here we are at the end of the year, and I’ve posted nothing since the election. Partly, I think that the election drained me. I’ve had little ambition to read the Times or follow the political blogs since early November. That will probably change once Bush...

What It’s All About

I don’t know who took this picture. I admit that I’m stealing it from some web site or other. But, it is such an important picture that I just had to share it. When I was growing up in Virginia, the worst insult was to be called a “n—-r...

The Mayor Speaks

A message from the Republican mayor of San Diego, Ca. If only all Republicans were as open as he to the idea that all people are created equal, the party would not be in a slow spiral into obscurity. The path into the future is clear. Like the Democrats, after their...