"If you haven’t heard yet, on Wednesday Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich promised that “by the end of my second term, we will have the first permanent base on the moon, and it will be American.” And, yes, he said second term."
"The situation between Iran and Israel has not, and will not, dissipate anytime soon—in fact, it may only escalate. The United States, then, has a responsibility to not only challenge Iran to change, but Israel as well."
"To my mind, churches are at a minimum called to witness and educate their members on issues of race and poverty. In the South, it might be that it is only the Church that can begin to chip away at the entrenched, misguided discourse about poverty, race and welfare."
"It’s over. You made a run, and you failed. Just remember, “Shoot for the moon; and even if you miss you’ll land among the stars.” I hear the stars at night are big and bright, deep in the heart of Texas. If that’s the case then it sounds like you’ll be just fine."
"The "squeaky wheel" we call the GOP signals more than an out of date, rusted, crusted, and old way of "doing things." Then again, when white privilege is sought to be protected, the old way of doing things are the "right" way of doing things."