by Jeff Weak of Your Voice Your Ad Righteous hate? Is there such a thing? I recently read a blog post by Jack Schafer, PhD, on the Psychology Today blog site. The article from 2011 was titled, “The Seven Stage Hate Model: The Psychopathology of Hate. (Not all insecure people are haters, but all haters … More Righteous Hate?
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu Every professional and accomplished person in my world as a child was a Black American. I knew of hard-working people, professors, doctors, architects, pastors, university chancellors, etc. It was only natural that I revered these individuals and looked to them for inspiration. From my point of view, these adults were the reality … More The Right of Civility
By Milt Thomas Once Senator Mitch McConnell finally was able to negotiate bringing the Senate Healthcare Bill to a Senate Vote, the honorable (lower, lower-case “h” would be more appropriate) Senator John Sidney McCain did what none of us could have expected, despite his well-heeled “maverick” brand. In a stunning move past Center…LEFT…he brazenly cast … More The McCain Mutiny
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu I was shocked like most Americans when hearing of Mark Zuckerberg’s comparison of Facebook to the Church. All it takes is a simple google of his name, church and community to reveal a flood of articles and outrage over his statement made during the Facebook Communities Summit in Chicago, Illinois held June … More Facebook – The Fallacious Faith
By Jeff Weak @Your Voice Your Ad and Catherine from Washington During the Your Voice Your Ad project , Catherine from Washington came up with a series of political ads she dubbed the “Leaning Right Series”. Please notice this ad was produced by a yet to be and now young voter in a generally blue … More Leaning Right Series vs. Randy Rainbow
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu Most nights during dinner, my family and I conduct a round-robin to learn about each other’s day. It’s a great way to develop the children’s communication skills, review lessons learned and talk about issues concerning all of us. If this sounds like a perfect episode from ‘The Cosby Show’ – it’s not. … More Kitchen Table Topics: War on Women
By Jeff Weak with Jennifer H. You can be a Republican you know. Well, it’s no longer election time. The dust has settled and it’s time to see what happens in Washington DC. Of course, you’ll remain a Democrat because……………..why was that again? You don’t like Trump. Is that it? If you’re a lifelong Democrat, … More Will you listen to me, if I listen to you?
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu At the end of the Democratic National Committee debate on January 18, 2017, one of the organizers thanked the audience members and ended her comments with the statement ‘join the resistance’ while holding up a clenched fist. The resistance? Against what or whom? After a little digging, I discovered a website dedicated … More An Alternative to #Resistance
by Jeff Weak of Your Voice Your Ad I have had a few health issues over the holidays.I’m not much of a reader, so I have been stuck watching daytime TV and eating hospital food. I’m home now so I have a few more options. I watch “The View” and “The Real” regularly and on … More Different Points of View.
By Ladisa Onyiliogwu There is a beautiful hymn sung by churches throughout this country entitled “Because We Believe” by Don Moen. The song succinctly establishes the values, beliefs and principles for Christians using nine “We believe” statements. It begins with the Trinity and continues with “We Believe” statements about the virgin birth all the … More We Believe