Resurrecting Hate


While actual Baptists celebrate Easter today, the family cult that calls itself the Westboro Baptist Church is celebrating the death of American soldiers—and the federal court which washed its hands of its responsibilities and turned a fallen Marine’s father over to this rabid mob.
A District Court had hit the Westboro cult with a multi-million dollar [...]

Citizen Ebert: Roger’s Culturally Illiterate Tweets


As someone who was a working film critic for nearly 20 years—and, I’m pretty sure, the only Baptist to win 2 Catholic Press awards for movie reviews—I probably owe Chicago Sun Time film critic Roger Ebert (and his late partner Tribune critic Gene Siskel) a nod of tribute for popularizing such writing.
Siskel and Ebert were, [...]

Kevin Jennings, “Safe Schools Czar”


Kevin Jennings

To view the full Kevin Jennings profile, click here. Excerpts from the Kevin Jennings profile: A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Kevin Jennings was raised by a father who was a Baptist minister, and a mother who was irreligious and anti-Catholic. After graduating from Harvard College in 1985, Jennings took a job as a high-school history teacher. Three years later […]