Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2011«

Christians Building Walls Instead Of Bridges

January 31, 2011

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Author: Stan Moody: In the history of walls, few have ever achieved the height, length and human misery of the “Concrete Curtain” laid in the Promised Land of Israel. Under the leadership of Prime Ministers Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert, and now Bibi Netanyahu again, the nation-state of Israel has carved out prime real estate […]

Newt On Prison Reform? Beware Neocons Bearing Gifts!

January 31, 2011

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Author, Stan Moody: There are times when even the most political among us are well served by jumping on the non-partisan, moderate bandwagon. There are other times when to do so would be to surrender a good cause to the forces that created the very climate for its need. Turning prison reform over to Newt […]

Mike Huckabee’s Pro-Slavery Agenda

January 28, 2011

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Author, Stan Moody: On January 30, Mike Huckabee will make his 13th pilgrimage to Israel – in the genre of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Promised Land. Thirteen trips, and he still has no clue. Mike Huckabee is and likely will always be a Christian Zionist because “it says so right here,” here being God’s […]

Bayside Justice: The Tragic Case of Brandon Boone Drewry

January 28, 2011

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Author, Stan Moody: The Bayside region of Portland is generally known as the area bordered by Washington Ave., Congress St., Portland St. and Forest Ave. It’s my home town of Portland’s nearest thing to the Bowery. There, people share smack, crack, small loans and each other from sundown to sunup. There, police work requires little […]

Tea Party: “Liberté, égalité, fraternité”

January 27, 2011

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Author: Stan Moody: Madame Defarge is a pivotal passive/aggressive character in Dickens’ novel, A Tale of Two Cities. She emerges quietly sitting and knitting in a wine shop, every stitch symbolizing the names of her intended victims, justifying on political grounds that which is highly personal. She simply cannot abide anyone with a touch of […]

Should Maine Gov. Paul LePage Have His Mouth Washed?

January 26, 2011

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Author, Stan Moody: On the one hand, Maine Gov. LePage doesn’t seem to flinch when he hits the news over some slip-of-the-tongue, so to speak. On the other hand, the notion that reporters and activists are “stunned” into silence when he uses common expressions like, “kiss my butt,” is equally unbelievable. Activists and progressives want […]

Women Emerge as Prison Reform Activists

January 25, 2011

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Stan Moody POB 240 Manchester, ME 04351 207/626-0594 http://www.scribd.com/stanmoody http://www.stanmoody1@aol.com Women Emerge As Prison Advocates Stan Moody of Manchester, ME, former Maine State Representative and most recently a Chaplain at Maine State Prison in Warren, is advocating for transparency and accountability in Maine’s prison system…A prolific and published writer, Dr. Moody is pastor of the […]