One quick thought

Disappointing is the word that comes to mind.  Why?  Because God has been in the news a lot lately.  Let me be more clear.  God’s NAME has been in the news a lot lately and it has been less than flattering.  God has been tied to a host of mistakes by influential people (Sanford, Ensign, etc, etc.),  and  God’s Word has been used as a means to keep powerful people in place while others are marginalized (namely women within the church).  It seems that Christianity is becoming more of a punch-line for late night comedians than the answer for the … Continue reading One quick thought

Obama Pressures Wall Street Over Bonuses – NYTimes.com

Obama Pressures Wall Street Over Bonuses – NYTimes.com. President Obama calls the bonuses “shameful”.  An interesting choice of words.  More of an eastern sounding response than a western response.  In the west we lean on justice and legal system to keep people in line.  In the east there is more of shame based system of people being shunned and losing respect that keeps people in line.  Let me read a lot into the President’s statement:  While it was not illegal nor are we going to pursue any legal avenues for your actions of paying out the 6th largest bonus pool … Continue reading Obama Pressures Wall Street Over Bonuses – NYTimes.com