To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Observercast

Sharon Martin

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Bowing to Overlords

Money and power have always been the mainstays of politics and politicians. There are very few Mr. Smiths who go to Washington. There are...

How Racism Is Taught

I often wake up with a song playing in my head. Usually, it weaves itself through my thoughts until I sing it out loud...

Another Deadly Sin

Is there a special ring of hell for those who traffic in disinformation? We wiped out smallpox with vaccination, but in pockets of the world,...

Economic Common Sense

Economics is a social justice issue. It is also a safety issue. In an age of decay, when the poor have nothing left to...

A Shot In The Arm

When I was a reading specialist at an elementary school, my extra duty assignment was to steer 400 students through the lunchroom during their...

Hungry Oklahoma

Food security, according to the USDA, means having access to the food and nutrition you need to support an active and healthy lifestyle. In...

Tired

For too many who seek public office, politics isn’t about service but about power. The president’s refusal to acknowledge his loss is illustrating this...

No More Alternative Facts

Decency is returning to the White House, but here is what President-elect Biden is up against: One of my many cousins posted “Impeach Biden” on...

Disinformation Is Killing Us

A grocery store clerk in town is a local treasure. She knows everyone by name. She listens to them. She usually has just the...