Final Reflections On The Zimmerman Verdict

With the trial over, the jury has spoken and George Zimmerman is a free man. Some applaud the verdict and others curse the system for failing to bring justice. Where you stand on this depends partly on how you define justice. George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who stalked a teenage Trayvon Martin and killed him when things got ugly, was tried by a jury of his peers under the criminal justice system of the United States of America. That jury found him not guilty. No matter how that verdict came down, there would have been those who were angered …

Salvation Army : Gays Deserve To Die!

For many years, I lived under the impression that although the Salvation Army had a religious base, it did not discriminate and reached out to help those in need regardless of the personal beliefs of those in need. I don't  know where or when I was told this, but I believed it. And so, year after year, I've put money in those Christmas kettles as I lived with that assumption. Just over a year ago, I learned that the Salvation Army was actually a church and that some of its core beliefs are downright repulsive. And so I stopped feeding …