Now that, thanks to Alabama, we are on the road BACK to the Supreme Court to legislate women’s bodies, their rights and their legitimacy, I’m wondering where the good guy with a penis comes in? “Gun rights” (a total oxymoron) activists think that somehow more people with guns will stop the bad actors with guns […]

Children around the world are taught basic lessons as they learn language, culture and how to navigate among their fellow embodied human beings.  Children are taught that harming others is bad and inflicting harm can result in others wanting to harm them in retaliation.  For some reason, this lesson seems not to have stuck or […]

A United State of Division one America wants private and independent the other wants public and shared everything one America wants everyone to win the other wants only to be the winner one America is a warrior the other a protector one America is black, brown, tan, Spanish speaking, Chinese, African… the other is ‘color-blind’, assimilated […]

A week ago, on March 10, I preached at All Souls Church Unitarian in Washington, D.C.  This was almost a week before the families of innocent worshipers at the Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Center in Christchurch, New Zealand would find their lives upended by violence and grief.  It was days before one […]

Arrogance Calls this emergency that never was “an invasion” …of drugs …of gangs. The real invasion Was funded by the sale of tobacco and sugar And still defends itself Constitutionally With a “well-regulated militia”. The real invasion Spent 100 years staggering to the 21st Amendment Never sober enough to end lynching. The real invasion Labeled […]