Holy Trinity/Un-holy trinity

Christians believe that the one, true God is a three-in-one God; three distinct persons, God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit, in one divine essence or being. The three persons of the Holy Trinity are united in all that they do, especially in their work of bringing us to faith in…

Border Walls and Congressional District Boundaries

We hear a lot about the wall that President Trump wants to build along the border between Mexico and the United States. Another major issue that regularly comes up is drawing up the border boundaries for congressional districts. Voters in five state will be voting on various ballot measures related to how the congressional district…

The Unlimited Flow of Gambling Revenue

I am always stunned when I read about how much money Americans spend on gambling. In Maryland, for example, it is estimated that the annual earnings from the state’s six casinos is over $500 million. That’s just the earnings so what is actually spent on gambling in Maryland is easily in the billions and that’s…

Maine’s Bold Home-Care Initiative

I had always thought the when I retired I would go move to be closer to my kids so they could take care of me when I can no longer do so myself. If Question One passes in Maine in November I may have to reconsider my retirement living plan. Question One will decide whether…

November Ballot Measures, A Snapshot

Here is a summary of the ballot measures that voters across the country will address in November. Elections policy: – 20 measures in 19 states concerning redistricting, voting requirements, ballot access, campaign finance, and ethics Marijuana: – seven measures in five states concerning legalization of medical or recreational marijuana Restrictions on taxes: – eight measures…