Category: politics

Stars and stripes

For those who think pipe organs don’t have any mojo, I give you this. By the way, if you liked that, check out this super performance, also from Trinity, Wall Street.

Poem for Independence Day

O God of earth and altar, bow down and hear our cry, our earthly rulers falter, our people drift and die; the walls of gold entomb us, the swords of scorn divide, take not...

Hurricane George

Thanks, Wayward Episcopalian, for pointing me toward this hilarious and depressingly true video. Originally from The Onion.

Memorial Day weekend

I took this photo at General Convention 2006, in Columbus. There was one pair of boots for each US solider who had been killed in Iraq, about 2500 at that time. There were also...

Cross and flag do not mix

I’ve heard of people getting upset when clergy point out that for Christians, especially in church, the cross is our predominant symbol, not the American flag. This story takes things to a new level:...

Gun control is A Good Thing, reason #1053

Boing Boing brings us this story. DEEPWATER, Mo. — Officials are trying to decide whether to file charges against a Missouri man who fatally shot his wife while trying to install a satellite TV...

Vote!

Being canonically resident in the Diocese of Rhode Island, I know that there are a few readers of this little blog who are Rhode Island residents. Please remember to vote today. If you live...

Of politics and pollsters

OK, so I’m a bit of a political junkie. I enjoy C-SPAN. There. I said it. Tonight, I’ve cleared the calendar so I can watch returns from WI, WA, and HI. One of the...