Big Brother, Jesus is Watching You

It’s in the South Carolina Low Country, amid abandoned plantations and cotton gins overrun with kudzu and the detritus of Reconstruction. Greeleyville has a population of 452 souls, not counting chickens, dogs, mules and mosquitoes. Passing through there today, I spied on a church marquee a sign meant for the folks way up in Washington, … Continue reading Big Brother, Jesus is Watching You

The Beloved Community

“The end is reconciliation; the end is redemption; the end is the creation of the Beloved Community. It is this type of spirit and this type of love that can transform opposers into friends. It is this type of understanding goodwill that will transform the deep gloom of the old age into the exuberant gladness … Continue reading The Beloved Community

Unconscious Orthodoxy

Let’s see if I understand this correctly: the United States Department of Justice cannot investigate the National Security Agency’s warrantless eavesdropping program because its lawyers don’t have a high enough security clearance. According to the AP:“The inquiry headed by the Justice Department’s Office of Professional Responsibility, or OPR, sent a fax to Rep. Maurice Hinchey, … Continue reading Unconscious Orthodoxy