Monthly Archives: October 2017

DO SOMETHING!

#DOSOMETHING! is the primal cry of a spoiled rich kid who has never been held accountable for any of his actions. When Trump was eligible for the draft during the Vietnam War, he said DO SOMETHING, and he was given … Continue reading

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Oklahoma is Our Land, Not Only Oil Land

The fossil fuel industry led budget crisis in Oklahoma represents a new low in the industry’s willingness to allow an entire state to become a sacrifice zone for fossil fuel interests. Typically sacrifice zones in Oklahoma and in the United … Continue reading

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Rules for Protests for People of Color in the United States of America

Sometimes when I hear white people talking about where and when people of color should protest, I am thinking maybe they want there to be “Rules for Protests for People of Color in the United States” that would go something … Continue reading

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Choosing Caesar over Jesus

The response of the majority of white Christian Americans* to the trumped up outrage about NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem to protest the unjust treatment of people of color in our country has reinforced my view that the … Continue reading

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The Trump “University” of Healthcare Insurance Systems 

In his desperation to erase any progress made by President Obama and to please his religious base, Trump has now declared that he will no longer enforce the Affordable Care Act mandate that requires employer based healthcare insurance to include … Continue reading

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Fall Retreats: Together In Times Like These

CALENDAR OF FALL RETREATS WITH TURTLE ROCK FARM IN TOWN TOGETHER IN TIMES LIKE THESE– our theme this year.       Resilience Through Civic Engagement… In Times Like These October 28 In times like these it is understandable why … Continue reading

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The Power of Communication

(Remarks to Oklahoma City University Mass Communications students in Singapore, October 6, 2017)  All of us in this room today have goals that we are pursuing. Some of us want to be broadcasters and journalists, some may want to be … Continue reading

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