Rejecting our values 100% of the time

by Mychal Massie -- Barack Obama recently told supporters that Republicans were going to use his being black against him. He also injected his wife into the debate by mockingly saying Republicans more…

Being black isn't a skill set

by Mychal Massie -- America has long been ready to elect a black president, as long as he is qualified – and in the case of Barack Obama, even if he isn't. more…

How state power harms families

by Mychal Massie -- As I pen this piece it is Father's Day. My son phoned on his way to church, as he does every Sunday morning – today with happy Father's more…

Why Dems put up with the Clintons

by Mychal Massie -- Some months ago, over a late evening dinner, and in response to his own question, Deroy Murdock answered, "Because they hate Bush more." While the question he had more…

What Obama really believes

by Mychal Massie -- It's not what the alleged pastor Michael Pfleger, whom Barack Obama declared "a close associate, a spiritual adviser and a key source of spiritual guidance," said at Obama's more…

Forget change, America needs leaders!

by Mychal Massie -- Mea culpas and genuflection after the fact notwithstanding – if, as a presidential candidate in 2000, George W. Bush had made as indefensible and utterly naïve a comment more…

The bitterness racket comes to Missouri

by Mychal Massie -- In the New Testament Gospel of Matthew, chapter 23:37-39, Matthew writes of Jesus' lament over Jerusalem. Space constraints prevent me from doing a full exegesis per the breadth more…

Politics and prostitution

by Mychal Massie -- Politicians are akin to those who practice that which is conventionally referred to as the "oldest profession." They'll say and/or promise to be the very best right up more…

Vandals of the Constitution

by Mychal Massie -- A reader recently reminded me of a poignant, though fictional, account attributed to Taylor Caldwell. While I do not recall which of her works it appeared in, its more…

Michelle Obama's inner demons

by Mychal Massie -- Hillary Clinton is a lot of things to the public. She is a polarizing figure, who at her very best, plays "foot loose and fancy free" with the more…