Monthly Archives: March 2015

The King Is Coming

By | March 29, 2015

The biblical illiteracy in America is astonishing. Nowhere in the Christian scriptures, dogmas, teachings or the example of Jesus do we find a directive to make non-Christians obey the peculiar religious instructions of a Christian denomination. (And by “peculiar” I am echoing the words from the book of 1 Peter, of course.) No one can… Read More »

Which Party Is the “Party of Civil Rights”?

By | March 18, 2015

There is a canard circulating that the “Republicans are the party of civil rights and the Democrats are the party against civil rights,” based upon an gross misunderstanding of what happened in 1964, an incompetent search for the facts, and a malicious desire to change history for partisan advantage. You need to know the facts… Read More »

Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle

By | March 1, 2015

I just preordered this book “Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0062268678 Two things about this fascinate me:1) The movement to close down whites-only public schools rather than integrate them in the 50s and 60s came from conservative white Christians who would rather harm themselves,… Read More »