Category Archives: writing

For People Who Have “Pro-Life” Words Without Pro-Life Deeds

By | July 10, 2016

Y’all are just yelling amongst yourselves. If you can’t figure out why black Americans don’t listen to you, it’s not because you aren’t yelling loud enough. Maybe stop shouting and shaming and screaming will help. Maybe asking black Americans will help. Maybe listening to their concerns will help. Maybe they are pro-life and not just… Read More »

A Discussion About Race: Local Community Discussion in Fall City

By | June 27, 2016

There was an eloquent, impassioned, direct, and informed speech by Jesse Williams the other night at the BET Awards. I’ll quote here: “Peace. Peace. Thank you Debra. Thank you, Nate Parker. Thank you, Harry and Debbie Allen, for participating in that. Before we get into it, I just want to say I brought my parents… Read More »

Muhammad Ali 1942-2016

By | June 4, 2016

Ali was incomprehensible to me at the time. I was alive and aware when he changed his name and religion, and when he spoke against the United States’ foreign policy and wars. It was incomprehensible to me that any American would do anything but support the United States as-is, especially to the point where any… Read More »

America Is a Christian Nation: We Should Have Christian Laws

By | May 15, 2016

I have been hearing this lately with regards to transgender “rights” in American culture. (I put “rights” in quotes because the argument is being made that transgender people don’t have rights; they are somehow granted some special privilege to enjoy some aspects of normalcy, but it’s all provisional and can be taken away at any… Read More »

The Christian Response to Public Restroom Access

By | May 4, 2016

In his blog post on April 27, 2016 (https://theboeskool.com/2016/04/27/boycotting-target-is-about-the-least-christian-thing-you-could-do/), Mr. Boeskool makes the case that boycotting Target over its public restroom use is a foolish irrelevancy and harmful to very real people. (And, as an aside, this is not a new policy for Target. It is simply their existing policy which has existed for a… Read More »