To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Observercast

Sharon Martin

Latest Articles

The Middle Way

Who benefits if citizens can’t access preventive medical care? How many homeless would find a way off the streets if mental healthcare were available to...

Who’s Beau?

It was a damning moment in a debate full of damnable moments. Vice President Biden was talking about respect for the military and about...

No Suckers Here

Lawrence Edge died in 1944 in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge. He was 22 years old. Lawrence Edge When Lawrence’s brother Arlie heard that...

Public Money, Private Pockets

Where has all the money from the $2.2 trillion CARES Act gone? American taxpayers who qualified received $1,200. Some small businesses were able to secure...

Political Dark Acts

It’s amazing what people will believe. Who in their right mind thinks any state would pass a bill that lowers the age of consent...

Coming To Terms With Our Past

Years ago, I wrote a mystery novel that never made it out of my file cabinet. My detective didn’t think the authorities were taking...

How We Got Here

There is no justice without economic justice. A country with a handful of billionaires and millions of citizens living hand to mouth isn’t a just...

Law And Justice

I don’t follow the president on Twitter, but I have a friend who does. Every time the president tweets Law and Order, he responds...

The Economics Of Race

What if the United States had made good on its promise to give freed slaves 40 acres, or even 20? They had been farming...