Terrorists Win: “The Interview,” North Korea, and the Tragic Irony of Christmas

Terrorists Win: “The Interview,” North Korea, and the Tragic Irony of Christmas

Unfortunately, we will not be able to watch Kim Jong-un’s assassination on the big screen this Christmas. We will not be able to cheer as the brutal dictator’s helicopter explodes ...

The Jesus Myth

The Jesus Myth

  Editor's Note: This post was submitted by Andrew Robinson. Once upon a time there was a little girl named Emma who loved Christmas. She was infatuated with Santa Claus. Ever ...

Advent: The Faith to Scream “It’s Not Okay!”

Advent: The Faith to Scream “It’s Not Okay!”

She sat in total shock. Her head rested in her hands as her long hair hid her face. She was silent for forty-five minutes. And then the river of tears began to flow. It was the mos ...

Drones and Discrimination: Kick the Habit

Drones and Discrimination: Kick the Habit

On December 10, International Human Rights Day, federal Magistrate Matt Whitworth sentenced me to three months in prison for having crossed the line at a military base that wages d ...

American Values: Why the Torture Report Didn’t Go Far Enough

American Values: Why the Torture Report Didn’t Go Far Enough

Last Tuesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee released its report of the CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques following 9/11. The report is a 500 page summary detailing the CI ...

The Militarized Divide

The Militarized Divide

This shattered nation. “Eric Garner was overweight and in poor health. He was a nuisance to shop owners who complained about him selling untaxed cigarettes on the street. When poli ...

Book Feature Friday: Walking With Grandfather by Michael Hardin

Book Feature Friday: Walking With Grandfather by Michael Hardin

“Some fool had spent some time with an Indian, learned about nature and I was supposed to get excited about this? This was drivel as far as I was concerned.” ~ Michael Hardin “In c ...

Terrorists Win: “The Interview,” North Korea, and the Tragic Irony of Christmas

Unfortunately, we will not be able to watch Kim Jong-un’s assassination on the big screen this Christmas. We will not be able to cheer as the brutal dictator’s helicopter explodes in the air “while Katy Perry’s ‘Firework’ plays on the soundtrack.” We will not be able to fulfill this Christmas Day fantasy by w more ...

December 20, 2014 (2) comments

The Jesus Myth

  Editor's Note: This post was submitted by Andrew Robinson. Once upon a time there was a little girl named Emma who loved Christmas. She was infatuated with Santa Claus. Every year she would watch every Santa cartoon that came on. She would watch the news as the weatherman reported where in the world Sa more ...

December 19, 2014 (2) comments

Drones and Discrimination: Kick the Habit

On December 10, International Human Rights Day, federal Magistrate Matt Whitworth sentenced me to three months in prison for having crossed the line at a military base that wages drone warfare. The punishment for our attempt to speak on behalf of trapped and desperate people, abroad, will be an opportunity to more ...

December 16, 2014 (1) comments

Big Hero 6: How to Love like a Superhero

“I love Baymax! He is the nicest superhero ever!” – My son, age 7 “Of all the threats presently looming over us, the most dreadful one…the only one that really matters, is ourselves.” – René Girard, The One by Whom Scandal Comes, 3. Big Hero 6 is Disney’s latest superhero animation film. It’s a profound story more ...

December 05, 2014 (2) comments

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