Category: politics

Forming a Super PAC

If Stephen Colbert can do it, then I can do it. My rationale? I have been called the “Rupert Murdoch of the Episcopal Church.” We media moguls have to take bold steps. It’s pretty...

Remembering

I have written about Memorial Day in previous years (here and here). It seems to me that there are plenty of people who like either to wave jingoistic flags today or hunt for bargains....

Article XXXVII: Of the civil magistrates

This post is part of a Lenten series on the 39 Articles. Article XXXVII: Of the civil magistrates The Queen’s Majesty hath the chief power in this realm of England and other her dominions,...

Please vote

If you live in the USA, tomorrow is not just All Souls’ Day. It is election day. I hope every American reader of 7WD will vote tomorrow. This is a privilege that not enough...

Remembering Iraq

While most readers of 7WD are going on about business as usual, things are not so great in Iraq. Have a look at this photo roundup from the Big Picture for a stark reminder.

Star spangled organ music

There a bit of a tradition of me posting patriotic music here on 7WD for Independence Day. This year’s installment is a Fugue on the Star Spangled Banner. Alas, the first part of the...

Is the iPad bad for democracy?

Last weekend, President Obama trash-talked the iPad and other tech toys in his commencement address at Hampton University. Here’s what he said: You’re coming of age in a 24/7 media environment that bombards us...