Category Archives: Controversy

Marriage Equality Day

Two years ago today, much of the nation waited breathlessly for a landmark Supreme Court decision. One way or another, a verdict would be given about a long, emotional struggle to have same-sex marriages legally recognized across the nation. The … Continue reading

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Unwholesome Speech

Today’s concerns about “fake news” and “alt-facts” are not misguided. Untruthful statements are part of the problem of the degradation of modern communication. We notice that gossip is rampant in our culture, and the language is polluted with profanity everywhere … Continue reading

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Memories of the AIDS Epidemic

Sometimes on weekends, I get a nostalgic urge and pull out one of my photo albums. The kind of albums that are actual cardboard and paper with plastic sheaths to protect actual paper and emulsion photographs. Yesterday, the photos from … Continue reading

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Prisoners Of Ourselves

Have you ever felt like you’re trapped in a life situation that offers no release? Do you ever feel like you’re a prisoner? Assuming that you are not an actual inmate in a jail or penitentiary, do you have any … Continue reading

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What Is The Truth?

We are now living in a year that will be noteworthy in history.  The swirling of political events and their repercussions are astounding in that we won’t know their full impacts until years from now.  We also don’t know the … Continue reading

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The Attrocities In Chechnya

In times like these, we have to stand up for the safety and well-being of our brothers and sisters.  There is little constructive concern in official United States reaction to the ongoing human rights violations in Chechnya. The Chechen Republic … Continue reading

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Non-Self-Governing Territories

How much sleep have you lost lately by worrying over the fate of Montserrat? Do those hours of tossing and turning also give you pause over the people of Tokelau? Are you more perturbed about American Samoa?  Most of us … Continue reading

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