Passion Diminished

The word passion is derived from the Latin passio and the Greek pathema, both of which mean suffering or enduring. Today this meaning is most closely associated with what Jesus Christ went thru in the last hours of His earthly life.   Modern usage of the word passion is more commonly connected to other definitions…… Read More Passion Diminished

The Undeniable Appeal of Donald Trump – Part Deux

I was wrong.   Exactly one year…to the day…that I wrote “Have no fear Trump haters…he won’t be the Republican nominee for President of the United States. Republicans will choose someone much safer & more prosaic. Your nightmare will be over soon enough” Donald J. Trump officially received the Republican nomination.   Wait!! There’s more!!… Read More The Undeniable Appeal of Donald Trump – Part Deux

Redskins, Monkeys, & Big Butts: A Recrimination of The United States of the Offended

Any citizen that has spent much time in The Manoverse knows a couple of things: I’m not easily offended and I despise political correctness. So it was with beleaguered bemusement that I observed a few recent incidents that had people talking…or stirring the pot…take your pick.   The first issue is a tried & true… Read More Redskins, Monkeys, & Big Butts: A Recrimination of The United States of the Offended