AuthorSusan Wright

Hollywood: An Ugly Tale of Corruption and Child Rape

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We’re probably all aware of the firestorm that is ripping through Hollywood, currently. For those who may have somehow missed it, however, know that the dam is broke, and the ugly backwash of sexual harassment, abuse, and outright rape is flooding the spotlight-lined streets and red carpet dreams. It began with the reports of Harvey Weinstein, the high powered movie producer behind such hits as...

WATCH: Texas Governor Suggests Sunday’s Church Shooting Was Not Random

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By now, the horror of Sunday’s shooting at a small church in Sutherland Springs, Texas is settling in. Around 26 people, ranging in age from 5-years old to 72-years old were shot and killed, with many more injured. The massacre was committed by a deeply troubled Devin Patrick Kelley. What we know is that Kelley was 26-years old, had been discharged from the military in 2014 for domestic assault...

Trump Allies Fear the President May Fall to an Impeachment Vote

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When Steve Bannon is in damage control mode, rather than damage creation mode, it may be time to worry. According to a report from Vanity Fair, there is some concern from two of President Trump’s allies that recent developments are pointing to impeachment. Bannon reportedly believes Trump’s hold on power is slipping in the wake of recent legislative failures. According to Vanity Fair, he recently...

Bill O’Reilly’s Feelings Toward God Aren’t Unique

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He’s mad at God. He wouldn’t be the first. He won’t be the last. Former Fox News personality, Bill O’Reilly, is licking his wounds and laying blame. The problem is, he’s blaming everyone else, when in reality, he should be doing some deep, self-reflection, regarding how he fell so far to end up where he is now. Said O’Reilly on Monday: “You know, am I mad at God? Yeah, I’m mad at...

Values and the Christian Right

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“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.” – Matthew 5:13 NIV Salt is meant to preserve against decay, as well as to draw out what is good and flavorful in food. In the reference above, “salt” refers to the character of Christians, as we are called to...

Is There a Major Shakeup Coming at the State Department?

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Perhaps there is more to the stories of simmering tensions between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and President Trump, after all. To recap: On Wednesday, NBC News ran with a story detailing Tillerson’s anger over the president’s highly politicized and wholly inappropriate speech at this year’s Boy Scout Jamboree. Reports are that Tillerson, a former Eagle Scout and national president of the Boy...

After Sunday’s Las Vegas Tragedy, How Likely Is Trump to Consider New Gun Control Laws?

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A new report from Axios approaches the renewed debate of gun control, that emerges every time there is a mass shooting in our nation (all while ignoring the catastrophic levels of gun crime that occur each month in the city of Chicago, with its stringent gun laws). Specifically, how will President Trump respond to the horror that emerged from Las Vegas on Sunday night, when a madman opened fire...

Trump’s Twitter Rant Against Puerto Rico Hits All the Wrong Notes

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People under extreme duress are capable of many things. As desperation takes hold, they may lash out, cry, plead, or go completely catatonic. Few of us can predict our own behavior until we’re actually in that position. Look at Puerto Rico today. Hurricane Maria ravaged the island territory with a direct hit on September 20, destroying property, shutting down the power grid, and making food and...

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