More coming soon. If someone asked you: Would you jump off a bridge if someone else told you to, I mean: Would you yield to horses if someone else told you to? Please answer: Yes. Horses and the earth will heart you.
The Presidential Inauguration is right around the corner. Arguably, January 20th, 2017 will be one of the worst days in presidential history for a majority of Americans–––certainly for those Americans who care about the integrity of our democratic institutions and the symbolic meaning of the American president for those institutions around the world. But for … Continue reading American Symbols of Bad Faith – Catholic Contras and Trump’s Inauguration:
Donald Trump is on his way to Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena tonight for his first post-election rally. And so are tens of thousands of his supporters from the surrounding tri-state area that Cincinnati connects: Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Many will wonder why Trump picked Cincinnati for this momentous occasion, especially since the Queen City overperformed for … Continue reading Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena Presents: The N***** King v. The King of Racial Nationalists
Dear Senator Sherrod Brown, You recently wrote an op-ed in the New York Times, “When Work Loses Dignity,” and in it you argued, “When we devalue work, we threaten the pride and dignity that come from it.” We couldn’t agree more, and we strongly believe that work here in Ohio has been devalued and replaced … Continue reading Open Letter to Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown – A Democratic Infrastructure Program for the Future:
Sarah Smarsh recently wrote an article for The Guardian entitled “Dangerous Idiots: How Liberal Media Elite Failed Working Class Americans.” My first reaction was the article was pointless, then I moved to finding it annoying, then infuriating. I have lived among the whites. I have observed their ways. I have felt the consequences of their … Continue reading Dangerous Idiots: White Denialism is Killing Us
Over the course of 1986 and 1987, The USCCB wrote and approved to publish a CST document called Statement on Central America (SOCA). This document is important for three reasons. First, it calls for peace in a region experiencing the suffering that comes with revolution, counterrevolution, and a full fledged civil war. Secondly, it condemns … Continue reading The U.S.-Nicaraguan Problem; Economic Justice, Not Guerilla Warfare:
In 1986, the USCCB wrote a pastoral letter, To The Ends Of The Earth, that presents a CST reflection on Jesus as a missionary and his church as a mission oriented church. This document is important because it highlights a Vatican II model of the “church in the world,” focusing on the spiritual and physical … Continue reading The Hunger for Social Justice – A “Spirituality of Mission”: