During most of my life I have been proud that the United State is the strongest, most democratic, and politically stable nation on earth. That strength spanned the entire spectrum of civilized achievement from economics, technology, and innovation to human rights, social justice, and the rule of law.
On Friday of this week Christine Flowers, an opinion writer, wrote an editorial critical of the City of Philadelphia for severing the contractual relationship it had with Bethany Christian Services and Catholic Social Services.
I recently had occasion to explore the issue of DACA with an evangelical Christian friend I have known for close to 40 years. He is university educated, a good husband and father. I thought I knew him well. I had always thought he had an objective and sincere interest in the welfare of other human beings.
I guess I was probably around 3 when my best friend came to live with me. He was mostly collie and his name was Micky.
My entire life and future happiness seemed to end that fateful day when I could not tie my lovely Bobbie’s shoe! But this is the rest of the story.
I remember the day I first fell in love like it was yesterday! Her name was Bobbie Jones and we were in the first grade together at our school in Allen Center. I don’t remember ever knowing any girls before I started school. But there she was!
I recently posted my concern about a secret group of national religious leaders exercising what I consider unreasonable influence on the Trump Administration. That prompted one of my readers to claim that I obviously hate Christians.