On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, President Trump sent the following tweet at 8:34 AM EDT regarding police shoving a peaceful protester in Buffalo, NY. The protester, 75-year-old Martin Gugino, suffered a serious head injury, spent time in the ICU and is still in the hospital at the time of this writing. Here was the president’s tweet excusing the officers’ actions: No doubt you … [Read more...] about Is Your Grandparent an ANTIFA Agent?
The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has led to a reawakening in our country about the injustices and prevalence of racism. This post is to give you links to a few articles I have found helpful in understanding some of the protests going on not just in our country (US) but literally around the world. (Note: A few of these have been listed in previous blog … [Read more...] about A Reading List to Help Understand What’s Happening Today
News & Notes will likely become a regular feature here on Bob’s Blog. Often I have tidbits of things to share with readers that don’t necessarily in themselves justify a full blog post, so combining them like this works well. I’ll simply number them in the order they’re published so they’re easy to distinguish. I’ve also added a “News” category so you can view them all on … [Read more...] about News & Notes 2
PRIMARY ELECTION DAY Today is Primary Election Day in Pennsylvania! Be sure you get to the polls by 8:00 PM tonight if you haven’t already voted, either in person or by mail. Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order extending the deadline for county election offices in Allegheny, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties to receive absentee or … [Read more...] about News & Notes 1
Trump Wants a Race War Many of you, I’m sure, are familiar with the name Francis Schaeffer (1912-1984), the evangelical theologian, philosopher, Presbyterian pastor, and prolific evangelical Christian author who wrote more than 20 books in the last half of the twentieth century — titles such as A Christian Manifesto, The God Who Is There, The Mark of the … [Read more...] about For My Christian Friends
I am posting this in response to the tragic events in Minneapolis, around the country, and around the world. It's a good followup to my post yesterday about white privilege. The author lives in Staunton, VA, and relates all too well to these recent events. I did not write this — full credit to the author, Jillian Marie. Shared with her permission. I am white. And … [Read more...] about I Still Can’t Breathe