Category: human rights

A robust economy, Mr. Trump, unlike charity, does not cover a multitude of sins

“And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.”  I Peter 4:8   The economy hums like it hasn’t for ages And Trump says he will fix the bad  trade deals in stages And the border keep strong. Still it’s morally wrong To tear families apart and... Read more »

Someone should tell Jeff Sessions about the wall between Church and State

“Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families at the border this week by citing a passage from the Apostle Paul’s epistle to the Romans: ‘I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of... Read more »

Trump makes nice in China

  Trump in China was welcomed with song, And was toasted, perhaps, with oolong. He took in the sights, Didn’t talk human rights, And on trade spoke like nothing was wrong.  

Trump's decision on DACA: The Big Tease

  The president says that  he loves all the Dreamers. Yet he’s letting them hang on a limb. Let’s hope that he does the right thing for all them Or why should they ever love him?  

If we want a good society, the rich will have to do more than accumulate wealth

  “Every one to whom much is given, of him will much be required; and of him to whom men commit much they will demand the more.” Luke 12:48   We  talk about health care on buses, in cabs; But the knowledge we have comes  in dribbles and drabs. The debate sometimes ranges From mandates,... Read more »

Senator McConnell channels Mr. Potter

    “You, you said that they — What’d you say just a minute ago? They had to wait and save their money before they even thought of a decent home. Wait? Wait for what?! Until their children grow up and leave them? Until they’re so old and broken-down that — You know how long... Read more »

Trumpolini: A Rule by Fiat?

  Trump reminds many of this dictator, A notorious human rights hater. Mussolini, by name. They may not be the same. But Trump seems like a good  simulator.      

Trump's rhetoric puts mankind itself in jeopardy

  “It remains unclear how Trump will behave after his inauguration, but his tweets and actions during the transition leave plenty of room for misunderstandings both domestically and diplomatically.” []   At the times now when peace and good will are unfurled, We know wisdom must guide every word  stitched and purled. Let it be... Read more »

A tagline for the Trump administration

For Clinton I voted for which I am proud. And I firmly believe she did win too. In no time at all  we’ll be crying out loud, “Here’s another fine mess he’s got into!”  

The weight of the presidency will now be on Trump

  Now Trump will be put to the test. Though I’m not sure how well he has known it. His decisions will be second-guessed And each policy failure he’ll own it.