Category: Politics

Mr. X

I admit this is a bit thrown together, but I just have to comment on something because it has been bothering me for quite a while now. It’s Mr. X. He’s one of the folks who can make me very sad over the state of Christianity...

Why I Don’t Do the Survey Thing

Sometimes I will take a survey, but very rarely. I learned pretty quickly that the questions in most surveys frustrate me, and that my responses to most questions frustrate the person asking. This post should help explain why. I’m working on a small assignment for school...

My Money, My Body

That’s a dangerous title for a post, huh? Presently, I will likely infuriate both ends of the political spectrum. This post is not really about politics; it’s just that the recent election provided such a great example, I can’t resist. Some setup is required, but I’ll...

Results 2008

Well, I try really hard to avoid talking about politics, but I don’t see how anyone can say nothing about this year’s presidential race; especially now. The most important thing I can say about Obama’s victory, for myself, is that I realize it is deeply meaningful...

Slight of Hand

I caught most of the Biden/Palin debate. Or, if you prefer, Palin/Biden debate. The most useful thing for me in the debate was that it touched on one of my favorite examples of politics in action. When asked about rights for homosexuals, Biden of course was...

Pulling the Curtain and Throwing a Lever

I don’t know. It’s a catchy title, but does anybody actually still have the voting booths with the levers, cables, buttons and lights? Where I live we now simply color little circles with a felt-tip pen, and feed the paper into a scanner. I kind of...

Boyd on Obama’s Speech

I haven’t gotten around to watching Obama’s acceptance speech yet; I’ll watch it as a podcast when I have the time, as I will McCain’s. But a Kingdom-sympathetic, bridge-building, space-spanning person like myself can’t help but raise a thumb upward for Greg Boyd’s brief comments on...