From Rauner to Trump, GOP Practices Politics of Erasure

The problem is, again, that those constituents you and I might call people, the GOP, federally and at the state level, have decided are “not even people.”

From Rauner to Trump, GOP Practices Politics of Erasure

The problem is, again, that those constituents you and I might call people, the GOP, federally and at the state level, have decided are “not even people.”

Christians Embrace Lying For Trump Leaving All Wondering What Happened To Honesty

This particular kind of lying and dishonesty centered around the defense of a particular political figure not only erodes the Christian witness in the public sphere but democracy itself as these are the seeds of authoritarianism.

Christians Embrace Lying For Trump Leaving All Wondering What Happened To Honesty

This particular kind of lying and dishonesty centered around the defense of a particular political figure not only erodes the Christian witness in the public sphere but democracy itself as these are the seeds of authoritarianism.

Town Halls Show Participatory Democracy Best Hope of Saving Obamacare and Country

The recent uprisings at Republican town halls are demonstrating the power of the people to withstand and turn back the assault on democracy and to encourage a more reasoned and deliberate approach to addressing the healthcare needs of the American majority.

Town Halls Show Participatory Democracy Best Hope of Saving Obamacare and Country

The recent uprisings at Republican town halls are demonstrating the power of the people to withstand and turn back the assault on democracy

Looking Back and Looking Forward: The Fight for Democracy and the Dignity of All Begins

The fight for our democracy and the dignity of all will take the efforts of the global village coming together in defense of the principles and policies that make us strong.

Looking Back and Looking Forward: The Fight for Democracy and the Dignity of All Begins

The fight for our democracy and the dignity of all will take the efforts of the global village coming together in defense of the principles and policies that make us strong.

The ‘Plain Folk’ Have Gotten Their Wish: a White House ‘Adorned by a Downright Moron’

H.L. Mencken wrote in 1920, "On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire...and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

The ‘Plain Folk’ Have Gotten Their Wish: a White House ‘Adorned by a Downright Moron’

“On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire…and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”

Still Reeling: Blockbuster Hit or Disturbing Documentary

If only this were a movie and not a metastasizing reality threatening the deepest values of our democracy, the welfare of every citizen, and our standing in a globalized world.

Still Reeling: Blockbuster Hit or Disturbing Documentary

If only this were a movie and not a metastasizing reality threatening the deepest values of our democracy, the welfare of every citizen, and our standing in a globalized world.

In the Beginning: Imago Dei and the Heart Of Democracy

In the beginning…perhaps for people of faith and those committed to the common good of all in our democracy we need to begin here more regularly and intentionally.

In the Beginning: Imago Dei and the Heart Of Democracy

In the beginning…perhaps for people of faith and those committed to the common good of all in our democracy we need to begin here more regularly and intentionally.

The Vocabulary of the 2016 Presidential Election

The rhetoric surrounding this presidential election is not only disturbing for reaching new lows, but also for its effect on the electorate who must endure it or be left largely uninformed, which is unacceptable for the responsible citizen in a democracy. The toll the Trump campaign has had on the human spirit along with the weight of the congressional conspiracy cloud that follows Clinton everywhere she goes is exhausting and distressing.

The Vocabulary of the 2016 Presidential Election

The rhetoric surrounding this presidential election is not only disturbing for reaching new lows, but also for its effect on the electorate who must endure it or be left largely uninformed, which is unacceptable for the responsible citizen in a democracy. The toll the Trump campaign has had on the human spirit along with the weight of the congressional conspiracy cloud that follows Clinton everywhere she goes is exhausting and distressing.

Faith in the Public Square: Reviving the Heart of Our Democracy

By going to the heart of our deepest moral values, people of all faiths and those with no faith can come together and work for the common good of all in this nation and throughout the world.

Faith in the Public Square: Reviving the Heart of Our Democracy

By going to the heart of our deepest moral values, people of all faiths and those with no faith can come together and work for the common good of all in this nation and throughout the world.

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