Sunday, December 19, 2021 "Nothing is Impossible for the Lord" The Fourth Sunday in Advent Grace and peace to you and yours the Sunday before Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It is the Fourth Sunday in Advent where our focus is upon the events leading up to the birth of … [Read more...] about Tom Nibbe Sermon: Merry Christmas
Larry Clinton/Sausalito Historical Society Even in the 19th century the commercialization of Christmas was a matter of concern. An editorial in one of the first issues of the Sausalito News (March 1885) stated, “The exchange of gifts is too often regarded as compulsory. There Is a trading of … [Read more...] about Sausalito History: Christmas Shopping in 1885
The Royal and Ancient Order of American journalism precludes me from saying much on the merits of Jeremy Portje’s status in the club. I’ll only say this for reader edification and better understanding of the situation: On the broad scale of “journalism” these days, he’d be on the far left … [Read more...] about Frederick Commentary: Sausalito arrest embarrassing for Novato
As Marin’s unofficial truth broker, I must once again point out that the idea to “defund the police” is without rival the worst idea of the century for the safety and well being of the community. Closely behind, is the companion modern conceit that the bail system needs to be abandoned. Look, I … [Read more...] about Frederick Commentary: Can we please ditch these awful ideas?
I’ve never seriously shopped at a Louis Vuitton store because, well, it’s expensive and there’s nothing in the whole freakin’ place I’d want for myself or for anyone else. Yet, now comes the bizarre story that a large gang of thieves stormed the Louis Vuitton in San Francisco and cleaned the … [Read more...] about Frederick Commentary: Who wants Louis Vuitton stuff anyway?
Public school enrollment in Marin is falling for one simple reason: Public schools did an uneven job coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. I was tempted to characterize the school 's response as “lousy,” but that seems a little harsh given that the whole COVID-19 issue contained several … [Read more...] about Sherman R. Frederick Commentary: Must stop enrollment leakage
Thomas L. Knapp/My Turn On November 9, DC District Court judge Tanya Chutkan refused former U.S. president Donald Trump's request, based on "executive privilege," for a preliminary injunction forbidding the National Archives and Records Administration to release documents to the U.S. House … [Read more...] about Knapp Commentary: End, not extend, ‘executive privilege’
Our governor was missing in action for almost two weeks. One minute he was buzzing around the state cutting ribbons, mugging the cameras and whatnot. The next day he’s gone. Without explanation, Gov. Gavin Newsom didn’t show up at the big climate change conclave in Glasgow. He sent the … [Read more...] about Frederick Commentary: Governor’s disappearance doesn’t make sense
Sunday, November 14, 2021 THE SCRIPTURES "...multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earthwill awake: some to everlasting life, others to shame and everlasting contempt..." (Daniel 12:1-3)"...you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay..." (Psalm … [Read more...] about Thomas Nibbe Sermon: What is the Olivet Discourse?
Marin will celebrate Veterans Day tomorrow, (Nov. 11) remembering those who served in the armed forces. Flags will fly, tributes will be made. It will be good and right. But, I promise you, there will be a weight on everyone’s mind. The U.S. exit from the Afghanistan war last summer could not … [Read more...] about Frederick Commentary: Afghanistan, homeless lawn bowling and my spirit animal