As I look at the events of the last few days I can't help but see history repeating itself. There was a time when a percentage of Democrats did not favor slavery, as that percentage dropped you had northern Democrats saying while they didn't approve of slavery's expansion they were willing to let it remain … Continue reading Next for Democrats The “Personally Opposed to Antisemitism” Phase
Blogger in downtown Chicago By John Ruberry The biggest catch, so far, for the Mueller Probe is the sentencing last week of political consultant and lobbyist Paul Manafort, who was briefly the chairman of the Donald Trump presidential campaign. Manafort, a very conspicuous Washington insider, pleaded guilty to charges of tax and bank fraud, and … Continue reading What if there was a Mueller probe of the Chicago City Council?
No matter what year you are in the Gospel for the 1st Sunday of lent talks about Jesus' fast and temptation by the devil. (This year it's Luke's gospel). Lent's 40 days matches the length of his fast. What really interesting about the situation is that this is the only explicit direct attack on Christ … Continue reading Lenten Reflection 1st Sunday of Lent Striking at the Weakest point