Denied Bigotry

It’s insulting and off putting to tell an unknown working class person that they are bigoted and to ignore their concerns. We all have bias and predetermined beliefs about groups of people. However, working class folks are no more, probably less bigoted or biased than the progressive “betters” talking down to the rubes. To accuse …

Escaping the Grip

Winter has seemed more cruel this year. We’ve had a record snowfall for February and the temperatures have usually been running 15-20 degrees colder than normal. Icy surfaces just won’t melt, even though the sun is getting stronger and our days are getting longer. It’s March now and we usually are in the height of …

The Least

New International Version "The King will reply, 'Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.'   Matthew 25:40   The parable of the sheep and the goats might be the scariest parable Jesus uttered. If one reads nothing else in …

Breakdown

Human antipathy and conflict are as old as the human race. However, it feels like we have entered a new era in America where we are increasingly unable or unwilling to see the humanity in one another. In the last month, we have seen mass murder in an Orlando night club, more African American men …

Fishing Around

Some anglers always fish for panfish. Others are dedicated bass chasers. There are those who only fish trout and only with a fly rod. In Minnesota, walleye are the state fish and some folks try exclusively for them whether they are biting or not. God bless them all. I'm an equal opportunity fisherman. If I …

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