By Jim SwiftContributing columnistAs Donald Trump surges in a recent poll (albeit one with a small sample size) many are wondering whether Trump’...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Blessed are those who hunger

Blessed are those who hunger

One of the more interesting aspects of working at a faith-based non-profit organization is that it is never clear how God is going to work through peo...

July 19th, 2015 updated: July 21st, 2015. |  


Editorial roundup

The Providence Journal (R.I.), July 16 Donald Trump’s deplorable screed against Mexican immigrants (he called them rapists and drug-dealers in h...

July 19th, 2015 |  



Blessed are those who hunger

Blessed are those who hunger

One of the more interesting aspects of working at a faith-based non-profit organization is that it is never clear how God is going to work through peo...

July 19th, 2015 |  


Correcting unfair sentencing laws

Correcting unfair sentencing laws

After I blew the whistle on the CIA’s torture program, I agreed to a plea deal that sent me to a federal prison for 23 months. Like most America...

July 18th, 2015 updated: July 18th, 2015. |  


Art and tastefulness

Art and tastefulness

Art is one of the most powerful tools for social commentary, although that commentary can easily cross from provocative-but-necessary to downright dis...

July 17th, 2015 |  


Correcting unfair sentencing laws

Correcting unfair sentencing laws

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July 17th, 2015 |  


Star Tribune (Minn.), July 16, Bring home military dogs after battleAbout 2,000 members of the American military have four legs, not two. These dogs, ...

July 17th, 2015 |  


Editorial: Young adults show some financial smarts

Every responsible parent has, at one time or another, sat their teenager down and had The Talk. No, not that talk — the one about money.You know...

July 17th, 2015 |  


Rest is ‘relative’ term on vacation

Rest is ‘relative’ term on vacation

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July 16th, 2015 updated: July 16th, 2015. |