What’s Wrong With Retail (Part Three)

There are very, very, very few retailers these days above the mom and pop level, be they brick and mortar or online (or combination thereof) that do not feature, be it via shiny brochures at the cash registers or blazing advertisements on their website, some form of branded credit card. Said credit cards invariably offer … Continue reading What’s Wrong With Retail (Part Three)

Sorry Media-The New Zealand Mosque shooter is no Right-Winger

Almost immediately after the news of the terrorist attack against the Christchurch Mosque broke, the media, along with elected officials in several nations, labeled the shooter a right-winger.  A careful examination of the shooter’s manifesto will prove this claim to be completely inaccurate.  Mostly the media bases this claim on the mistaken belief that Fascism … Continue reading Sorry Media-The New Zealand Mosque shooter is no Right-Winger

How Will Electing Socialists Transform Chicago?

I was amused by this headline from the UK guardian about Chicago: Chicago's Democratic socialists on brink of transforming city's politics Six Democratic socialists may join city council this year, reflecting the progressive momentum in national politics The body of the story I found equally puzzling But the Chicago educator and community activist may be poised to … Continue reading How Will Electing Socialists Transform Chicago?

Lenten Reflections 3rd Thursday of Lent Social Media #2

Yesterday we talked about remembering that the person you are arguing with on social media is a child of God. Let's go one step further. You're a good Catholic, you understand abortion is murder, you know the difference between what a man and a woman is and you're not about to compromise your beliefs online, … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 3rd Thursday of Lent Social Media #2