torture

Fascism Builds Brick by Brick

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

This is how fascism builds. Brick by Brick. Lies about foreigners taking over your country. Lies about how we need more control. Fake solutions to fake problems. Crowds cheering for fake solutions to problems. Demagogues burned down democracy. “You know if you go out and you want to buy groceries you need a picture on […]

Revisiting “Who would Jesus Torture?”

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Once again, the extremists were on display last night. One of the most disgusting moments was when the self proclaimed “Conservative Christian” audience cheered torture. Resuming torture will, however, betray both our history and our values. I wrote the following essay on April 28, 2009. My oldest son will enter the US Army in June. […]