The recent decision by Starbucks to allow everybody - panhandlers and the homeless to use their bathrooms helps us understand the some of the reasons why we as a nation are having trouble dealing with people who do not wish to contribute to society in a meaningful way. It's a great idea to help the homeless and others. It's just that it's not the best idea to give them de facto rights to use bathrooms for any purpose at a restaurant.
Billions of dollars have poured into the coffers of Nigeria from petroleum refining, but residents in petroleum rich areas of Nigeria and elsewhere have seen little of the money.
Dwayne Johnson excels at making action-packed movies, but like many in Hollywood, is lacking when it comes to thinking through controversial issues in the news.
Greta Gerwig gets the last laugh on the nuns at the Catholic school of her old high school, St. Francis School in Sacramento. As the writer and director of "Lady Bird," Gerwig's creativity lets loose a lashing on Catholic school teachers and the Catholic church.
Drake’s song, and video about God’s plan - "God's plan," is like a modern tale on popularity in America and the world. It demonstrates how people don’t really care about the message of the song, so long as they can be seen with a rich, popular star.
It’s strange that some people would not want to at least know why Christians are so serious about their religion in regard to baking wedding cakes. It’s kind of important to the history of the world, since our dating system is in fact a memorial to the death of Jesus Christ, a carpenter who claimed to be God and to have died for the sins of the world.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor is not a friend of Christian cake bakers who wish to express their religious beliefs through baking a cake, or not baking a cake, depending on the ceremony.
Americans heard about torture and its horrors when the CIA used it in Guantanamo Bay Cuba on the people who planned 9/1/1 attack. They decided not to read the Muslim terrorists their Miranda rights. But torture as a nasty practice did not start with the CIA. There is a long history of Muslims denying the rights of people and using creative methods to torture them.
Michael Gerson attempts to provide some guidance to the political and religious climate as it relates to our dear president, Donald Trump. As a Washington Post columnist, he wrote an article for Atlantic, “The Last Temptation: How evangelicals, once culturally confident, became an anxious minority seeking political protection from the least traditionally religious president in living memory.”
Mike Pence might want to start his own Me Too movement for Christians and Republicans or conservatives after the Academy Awards program Sunday night.
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