Monthly Archives: March 2013

Re article by columnist Charles Blow about Republicans’ trying to appear respectful of diversity.

Seattle, Washington The calculated apology, the “misunderstood” or “inelegantly stated intention” (referring to Romney’s 47% statement). Never an acknowledgment that maybe – just maybe – greed and meanness of spirit play a part in anything they do or say. Just … Continue reading

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Re NYT article about extremist anti-abortion tactics in the North Dakota legislature.

Seattle, Washington The one thing that anti-abortionist extremists have absolutely (and I mean absolutely) in common with each other is absence of caring about the sanctity of life. Their shrieking concern for the unborn is, in the light of day, … Continue reading

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Re NYT article about malicious blocking of Obama’s appointees by Republican filibuster

Seattle, Washington Let me get this straight – the article says the Democrats could end the filibuster situation. So why in heaven’s name don’t they do that???? Why? I can’t think of any reason that doesn’t sound paranoid – like … Continue reading

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Re New York Times article about long-term jail sentencing for drug-related offenses.

Seattle, Washington Until drugs are decriminalized, justice and social stability in the United States of America will be poisoned. Inner city crime is based on the illegal drug trade. The drug-trade is the primary cause of gangs and the insane … Continue reading

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Regarding the increasing number of rapes in Egypt, along with condemnation of women for inciting their victimization.

Seattle, Washington At a soul-deep level, the Christian Right in America is a mirror reflection – though somewhat less savage – of the hatred of women that exists in Muslim countries. A U.S. Senator talks about “legitimate rape”. Rush Limbaugh … Continue reading

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Re NY Times article on Christian barmitzvas and Jews.

Seattle, Washington No one has expressed the bigotry of born-again Christians better than Ann Coulter – one of the most public bigots today. She said that Jews need to be “perfected” by becoming Christians. She also said (referring to Muslim … Continue reading

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The heart of he matter – letter to NY Times

Seattle, Washington All the Constitutional, ethical, legal,religious reasons in the world are no better than the hearts of those making them. Where are the hearts of Christians who live their lives in hateful casting of stones? Where are the hearts … Continue reading

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