Regular readers know how I love a good joke. Some will say that I also love a bad joke, which I suppose is fair enough. Nevertheless, I was interested to read recently a disturbing trend of killing American satire websites on the grounds that it is political “misinformation.” Babylon Bee is … [Read more...] about Frederick commentary: Shun censorship
We didn’t need a pandemic to know government isn’t particularly bent toward transparency. Nevertheless, the COVID-19 experience illustrated this well. During the pandemic there were 72 full-on COVID outbreaks in Marin. Did you know that? Seventy-freakin’-two? Now look, just to be clear, … [Read more...] about Commentary: Did you know Marin had 72 full-on COVID outbreaks? Don’t you think we should have?
Tom Montgomery/My Turn Recently, it was reported that the oldest person in America died. Or did she? In April of 2021 it was widely reported by the press that Hester Ford, the oldest living American, had passed away. Mrs. Ford was either 115 or 116 years old when she passed. Like many … [Read more...] about Commentary: 2 Marin voters over 120-years-old? Really?
Jonathan Thompson/My turn One hundred and fifteen thousand dollars. That’s what it takes for a down payment to buy an average-priced home in Durango, Colorado. Then an aspiring homeowner must fork out another $2,900 each month, which is more than two-thirds of their household’s paychecks if they … [Read more...] about Commentary: We must build affordable housing
Sunday, July 4, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m. The Rev. Thomas Nibbe HAPPY BLESSED FOURTH OF JULY! the scriptures...and more"...let the people think they govern...and they will be governed..."(William Penn) [Governor of Pennsylvania]"...it is for freedom that Christ has set us free...Stand … [Read more...] about Thomas Nibbe Sermon: The Serpent In The Wilderness
Thomas Nibbe This is the Sunday before the Fourth of July. It doesn't seem possible that we have progressed thus far into what is much more than the beginning of the new year of 2021. Let's continue to place our nation in the Lord's hands and commend all institutions and persons into God's … [Read more...] about Thomas Nibbe sermon: Beyond reason and understanding
By Sherman R. Frederick It feels like jumping out of an airplane. Or, I guess I should say, like what I imagine it feels like jumping out of an airplane -- scared and hopeful. All my life in the news business consisted of reporting for duty at a physical office. But we learned during the COVID … [Read more...] about Commentary: Rolling with the pandemic
Tom H. Hastings/Peace Voice After decades of educating us about the horrific history of Texas slave owners refusing to let their illegally kept African-descended humans know that they were actually free, then-89-year-old African American activist Opal Lee began her historic 1,400-mile walk from … [Read more...] about Juneteenth for white folk
The Rev. Thomas Nibbe Sunday, June 20, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m. "...fix your thoughts on Jesus..." (Hebrews 2:1a) Good morning --- Grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ! Amen! We acknowledge our debt of gratitude to our fathers on Fathers' … [Read more...] about Thomas Nibbe Sermon: While the Morning Stars Sing
It comes as no surprise to Californians that Kamala Harris is coming apart at the seams on the world stage. Even her biggest fans here privately acknowledged her need for polishing outside her sycophant bubble. So, when she fell into becoming Joe Biden’s running mate, most political watchers … [Read more...] about Commentary: Guatemala Kamala so not ready for prime time