And now for some real leadership

by Jim Fletcher -- "Epic" is an often over-used word, yet like all good words, it is also valuable in certain situations as the engine of precision. It fits the sentence and more…

Is this why American soldiers die?

by Drew Zahn -- As a moviegoer who enjoys storytelling and scriptwriting, I normally balk at any film that is filled with too many obscenities – not only because I don't want more…

Jesus finds his way to Texas

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_607867" align="alignright" width="252" caption=""Dewey taken up into Glory" by James Janknegt"][/caption] When a young father and husband took his own life in 1999, an entire city mourned more…

U.S. woman trapped in Muslim love story

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Phyllis Chesler is one of my favorite writers, hands down. Insightful, plain-spoken, convictional … not to mention flat-out skilled as a writer. Fortunately for her, she lives in more…

Dirty old men never die, just get funny

by Drew Zahn -- There are still those among us who remember being taught as children to "respect our elders." Some may even recall the admonition of Leviticus 19:32, "Thou shalt rise more…

Art critics pounce on George Zimmerman

by Marisa Martin -- George Zimmerman, Eric Holder's favorite whipping boy, has turned artist … and most critics are not amused. One of the most recognizable names this side of the planet, more…

Palestinians try to 'paint' right to Israel

by Marisa Martin -- The world's biggest political poster-child campaign is gaining momentum and about to crash against the gates of the United Nations – again. This time it's being illustrated by more…

'We storytellers, we instill hope'

by Drew Zahn -- There are some people who just despise the Walt Disney Company, and to them, anything the Mouse produces must somehow be garbage, culturally deviant or both. Many, I more…