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Headlines Lie and Liars Use Headlines

For about seven years before law school, I worked as a freelance newspaper photographer (I’m not that old, I started in high school). I learned one of my most valued lessons about journalism during a photojournalism course taught by a great friend/mentor/co-worker. My professor displayed two photographs taken during the same political rally. The first photograph displayed a politician, standing at a podium, […]

Dual Citizenship: Evangelicalism, Hypocrisy, and the Trump Administration

God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline.  -2  Timothy 1:7 There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear . . . whoever fears has not reached perfection in love.  -1 John 4:18 In everything do to others […]

Gross Presidential Action, Grotesque Hypocrisy

Many in this country are currently outraged by President Trump’s Executive Order (EO) Friday, which temporarily has thrown our immigration system and refugee admittance programs into chaos. The idea that we in America would turn our backs on needy and deserving individuals for highly attenuated concerns about the potential for a handful of them to be […]

Hit & Run – Trump Flak’s Yugely Important Petty Lies

Sean Spicer gave a very quick press briefing yesterday that set the media on fire. Why? Because he transparently lied about the size of the inauguration crowds. In case you missed the briefing, it’s viewable here. Some of the most bizarre elements include: Highlighting “one particular tweet” as if it was indicative of the media […]