Author Archives: Douglas Abbott
Disclaimer: If you are offended by rational examination of cultural hot button issues, this article isn’t for you. This discussion is intended to ask simple questions as well as examine preconceived ideas and practical outcomes associated with homosexual behavior. Keep … Continue reading
I’ve understood the new system for a number of years now, but I’ve never experienced it so directly. It might have been demoralizing, except for a few kind words of support from a person I’d never spoken to before.
This one ought to land in the record books somewhere. Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced Thursday she intends to sign into law a bill requiring insurers to provide free abortions for all Oregonians, including illegal immigrants, according to a July … Continue reading
There has been quite a response as Republicans attempt to address various shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act. (Disclaimer: I’m strictly non-partisan and pretty much sour on both parties.) Amid the many complaints, The Oregonian put up a splashy headline … Continue reading
In case anyone wasn’t aware of how overwhelmingly racist America still is, MSN is promoting a story about a female university student from India who was walking past a frat house when, she claims, a white man leaned out the … Continue reading
I sat down to dinner last December with two old friends. John, Richard and I chose Little Italy not only because we love the food but because John and I used to work for the Gialopsoses, who opened the restaurant … Continue reading
I don’t know anyone who isn’t tired of watching the endless wars in the Middle East. The fighting there sends a ripple effect through the region and ultimately the whole world. In the end, everyone pays. But who is to … Continue reading
I have come to the conclusion that God often allows the Christian to go through such complete emotional/psychological dismemberment that nothing is left except the thing he started with — following Christ no matter what may come.
he·do·nism : the belief that pleasure or happiness is the most important goal in life. I received an e-mail this morning. In the subject line: DATE REAL CHEATING WIVES IN YOUR AREA!