Leaders of Conscience, Why Have You Forsaken Us?

“Come to me, all you who are toiling and loaded, and I will refresh you.” (Matthew 11:28) Jesus was a protester (Luke 4:16-31, Matthew 4:23-25, Luke 5:15, Mark 2:1-12, Luke 11, John 5:16, Mark 3:1-6, Matthew 5-7, Matthew 11:20-30, Luke 7, Luke 11, Matthew 9:35, Matthew 13:56-58, Matthew 10, John 4; Matthew 9:2-8). The Jesus… Continue reading Leaders of Conscience, Why Have You Forsaken Us?

An Evening of Mixed Emotions

Watching the primary returns this evening has been a bag of mixed emotions. Sad because Pete Buttigieg wasn’t a part of the excitement. Happy that Amy Klobuchar had suspended her candidacy. Frustrated that so many people voting today had unnecessary long waits due to the lack of enough voting machines or precincts for the number… Continue reading An Evening of Mixed Emotions

Whom to Vote for Now?

My heart is very heavy. Mayor Pete has suspended his presidential bid. I was sitting in a movie theater scrolling through Twitter and there it was, the announcement. A web search had to be done because I couldn’t believe it to be true. As I confirmed the news, it actually felt like I had lost… Continue reading Whom to Vote for Now?

Dear Mayor Bloomberg,

I keep hearing on TV you seem to be what we call filthy rich where I grew up. I keep hearing you spent over $500,000,000 on ads to promote your run for president. I keep hearing you will spend some of your billions of dollars to help the Democratic nominee for president (and hopefully for… Continue reading Dear Mayor Bloomberg,

Dear Senator Klobuchar…

Dear Senator Klobuchar, Please take a moment of reflection, humility, and a pragmatic lens as you read my words. I am writing to plea with you, nay beg of you, to suspend your presidential aspirations for 2020. At this point, if your aides, confidants and staff haven’t told you there is no way to reach… Continue reading Dear Senator Klobuchar…

Bernie and the Trump Playbook

First, I am one who will vote blue no matter who. Our country can’t take four more years of Trump and survive as a Democracy. Hopefully, all of you who want to keep the United States in the framework envisioned by the Founding Fathers will do the same. That said, I’m hoping it isn’t Bernie.… Continue reading Bernie and the Trump Playbook