proposals and priorities


For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. -Gospel of Matthew, 6:21 Money has a funny way of clarifying things.  You see, whether you’re a politician in Washington or a plebeian at home, it’s easy to pay lip service to a host of ideals so long as no actual sacrifice is involved. … Continue reading

class consciousness and the american psyche

class consciousness

“Quando dou comida aos pobres chamam-me santo.  Quando pergunto por que eles são pobres chamam-me de comunista.” -Hélder Câmara, Archbishop of Recife America has a problem with class.  This is not to say that Americans are uncouth or have a penchant for truancy, but rather that the American public, as a whole, has a difficult … Continue reading