Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Dem Westboro Bones, From Russia with Franklin Graham’s Love

Pastor Pillow here! Dem bones, dem bones, dem gay bones / Dem bones, dem bones, dem straight bones Please turn in your hymnals to No. 319. Fred Phelps, he of the Westboro Baptist Hate Community, is dead. It is the most celebrated death in the world of religion since Pope John Paul II left our […]

It’s Time to Face Facts: When it Comes to Ukraine, There’s Not Much We Can Do

For the last several weeks, the situation in Ukraine has been all over the news.  And along with the continued news coming from Ukraine has been a seemingly endless stream of “experts” telling anyone who would listen to them what we should be doing. None have been more vocal than Republicans who have taken an […]

Godzilla & the Little Girl Who Prayed Her Papa Could Stop the Next Cold War

As my six-year-old daughter and I drove home from her school on Tuesday, I informed her that something important had happened to the world map.  A conversation ensued about the Crimean Crisis. We pulled to a red light and sat in silence for a bit.  My mind drifted… … Earlier in the day, I had […]

Why the Hell Are People Asking Dick Cheney What We Should Do About Ukraine?

As the situation in Ukraine continues, there seems to be no shortage of “experts” offering their opinions on what we should, or shouldn’t be doing as it relates to Putin’s decision to send Russian troops into Crimea. And of course, no matter what President Obama does, Republicans are going to say it’s wrong or that […]