Monthly Archives: May 2010

“Many Faiths, One Truth”

That’s the title that caught my attention from atop an opinion piece in last week’s New York Times. You don’t have to be a scholar of religions to understand that the major faiths share some basic teachings.  In this essay … Continue reading

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Dear Michael Berry…

Really?  Really? I confess I don’t listen to your radio show, but if Houston’s Leading Information Source is to be believed you said on the air Wednesday that you thought it’d be a good thing that any mosque built near … Continue reading

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IPTV threatens democracy—more after Oprah

Does the delivery system really make a difference, or do we just like to let ourselves get all caught up in something new?  I think the answer is, yes. Last week Lord Google announced Google TV, its proprietary flavor of … Continue reading

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Now, this is what play-by-play is supposed to be

I never heard Ernie Harwell call a whole baseball game on the radio, and from all I can tell I am the poorer for that. The long-time Detroit Tigers play-by-play man passed away last week, in his 90s and suffering … Continue reading

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I wish I’d written this

“Religious liberty—the freedom to worship as one chooses, or not to worship—is a central element of the American creed.”  And from there “Newsweek” editor Jon Meacham’s column in this week’s issue lays out the argument—straight down the middle—that the separation … Continue reading

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