Name Calling or Solution Seeking

Ogden Nash once remarked, “We’ve made a lot of progress lately.  I’m not certain that it is always in the right direction.” I often think of that remark when I consider the so-called liberal-progressive movement in the United States. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Benjamin Carson recently visited California as the Federal government considers […]

Buttigieg vs Pence

The recent war of words between Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and Vice President Mike Pence is an excellent illustration of one of the fundamental differences between liberal/progressive and conservative thinking. Buttigieg was the one who started the war.  In an evident attempt to distinguish himself from his rivals for the Democratic presidential […]

Who is the Bigot?

Bigotry is defined by the Cambridge Dictionary as “having and expressing strong, unreasonable beliefs and disliking other people who have different beliefs or a different way of life.”  Merriam-Webster describes a bigot as “a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices — especially one who regards or […]