Bread and Circus

The Roman and US Empires: A point of view “There is nothing so frightening as ignorance in action.”  — Goethe The fall of the Roman Empire has been the subject of much debate and comment for many centuries.  Indeed, the founding of our own republic was built on the founder’s of this country’s understanding of […]

Openly Gay Bishop Censored at Obama's Inauguration Concert

Though many hoped for a new era of change this past week, it seems it wasn’t in terms of acceptance of gays and lesbians in public positions, especially religious ones. The Sunday prior to the swearing in of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, the openly gay Episcopal Bishop, Eugene Robinson, was […]

Openly Gay Bishop to give Obama Inauguration Prayer

Gay rights leader, Gene Robinson has been invited by Obama for the opening inauguration prayer. Kudos to Obama for this one Huffington New Hampshire Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, a vocal gay rights leader, will open President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration with a prayer on Sunday’s kick-off event at the Lincoln Memorial…  

Rick Warren's AIDS Program in Africa Making Problem Worse

As president elect Obama gets ready to take office, there are still many concerns on his choice to invite super church guru Rick Warren to give the inaugural prayer.  We all knew that the man is a flat out gay-bashing homophobic, but his one saving grace was supposed to be his extensive work with AIDS […]