I was raised in the small town of South Whitley just 25 miles west of Fort Wayne and moved to Fort Wayne almost 25 years ago. I now live in the historic West Central Neighborhood of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
I am retired and love gardening, crafts of all kinds, working on my home, and collecting books for my small library.
I have loved politics for decades and have a B.A. in Political Science and a J.D.
Category Archives: Religion
Once again, another compromise is coming down the pike on birth control. Under the guise of religious freedom, and despite the fact that hypocrisy runs rampant in that many religious institutions of the Catholic persuasion already cover birth control, religious … Continue reading
Republicans have, once again, framed an issue to suit their own misguided – and downright false – interpretation of our Constitution. The original body of our U.S. Constitution contains scant mention of religion. One prohibition is the requirement of a … Continue reading
The Superintendent of our Indiana schools – and I use the word “Superintendent” lightly – Tony Bennett has been anointed to attempt to placate the fears of Hoosier teachers, parents, and supporters of public education as he and his boss … Continue reading
The minister has every right to burn the Quran – the First Amendment guarantees that option. If you live in this great country, then this is something that must be accepted. And, there are those who may believe they should … Continue reading
President Obama was warmly welcomed at the University of Notre Dame – proving that many Catholic students, parents, friends, and relatives were able to keep a saner and calmer mind than the 35% of the Catholic hierarchy who decided to … Continue reading
In a decision likely to draw fire from those who believe God and religion should be implanted into our children’s minds from the moment they leave the birth canal, a United States district judge, James T. Moody, has issued a … Continue reading
It seems like some really disenchanted losers are picking up on hanging the American flag upside down to signal distress. With the reality of Obama’s impending presidency, some losers are deciding that the country is in “dire” straits which, according … Continue reading
Barack Obama has of late taken a great deal of criticism about Reverend Wright and his hate-filled speeches and positions. Out of necessity, Obama has broken the ties with the controversial minister who has been Obama’s mentor, friend, and pastor. … Continue reading
Huckabee is getting desperate, and he is getting dangerously close to emulating the Islamic religious view of government. In Michigan, he made the following statement: “[Some of my opponents] do not want to change the Constitution, but I believe it’s … Continue reading
Sylvia Smith has written a column in which she questions Mark Souder about his year in retrospect. In discussing Mitt Romney and Mormonism, she posed the following to Souder: Sylvia Smith: Do you think they’re Christian? Souder’s Response:In my definition … Continue reading