Like Talking to a Brick Wall

In the very early days of my religious zealotry, I invited a Southern Baptist friend to visit one of the charismatic services at my Word of Faith church.  Like every baby Christian I was red hot for Jesus and out to save the world. ...

Racism Is Alive And Well in Houston (And All of Texas)

This "rent-a-cop" is obviously a "Good Ol' Boy" down in Houston, TX, one of the most racist cities in Texas. See if you think this guy's reaction to these two men videotaping a Wal-Mart is justified.  Comment below and let us know what you think. Marty...

President Obama, What Have You Done for Me Lately?

According to the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential approval tracking poll, as of Monday February 20th 2012 26% of voters strongly approve of the Presidents performance, while 39% strongly disapprove.  That seems like quite a large margin, but the total approval rating is 49% and...

Margaret Cho: Doing It Her Way

Margaret Cho is the ultimate iconoclast. Without her, the comedy world, and the World at large would be a much more boring and far less insighful place.  Not to mention the inroads she forged for so many female comedians, Asian comedians, and other “outsider” ...

Global Business Slow to Embrace Sustainable Development–UN Pushes Corporate Responsibility Pact

Socially responsible corporate practices are still not part of business culture. Out of some 80,000 multinational corporations around the world, only a small percentage embraced corporate sustainability, UN says. In spite of several UN-backed initiatives to foster greater involvement of companies to advance sustainable...

The President Who Doesn’t Pray: Imagining America’s First Atheist Leader

The lights are hot and bright on the stage as the contenders for the Republican nominee line up behind their podiums for another debate, perhaps the final one before a candidate is chosen to take on Barack Obama this November. The back drop is...

‘Don’t Re-Nig’ Bumper Sticker Proves Republicans Are Racists (Like We Didn’t Already Know That)

A photo of a bumper sticker on the back of a vehicle that has the Obama logo crossed out with "Don't Re-Nig in 2012".  "Nig" being short of what many Republicans and conservatives call our Commander-in-Chief, President Barack Obama. It has long been obvious to me...