Politics: The Pope Honors American Values

by Judy Ferro Pope Francis’s address to Congress was nothing like the quotes my friends share on Facebook. “Today we have to say ‘thou shalt not’ to an economy of exclusion and inequality. Such an economy kills.” Belief in “trickle down theories… expresses a crude and naïve trust in the goodness of those possessing economic …

Global warming hits hard

by Judy Ferro This weekend gave a lot of people a chance to be thankful that global warming is a hoax and nothing to take seriously.   A heatwave now and then is one thing, but no one wants 100+ degree weather becoming the norm, particularly when water is in short supply. On the other hand, …