Arkansas

A Southern Pastor: Tear Down The Hate

A Southern Pastor: Tear Down The Hate

Our scripture this morning for church was from Genesis 45, where we read about Joseph’s reaction toward his brothers when they approached him in Egypt to ask for food. It is important to remember that these are the very brothers who earlier had sold Joseph into slavery. My sermon can be heard in it’s entirety by clicking […]

Federal Judge Blocks Extreme Arkansas Abortion Laws (VIDEO)

Federal Judge Blocks Extreme Arkansas Abortion Laws (VIDEO)

Arkansas has repeatedly positioned themselves as one of the most backward states as far as abortion laws, and they were set to push four new laws into effect on Tuesday that would have continued that trend. The most upsetting could have required women to receive permission from sexual partners and family members before having an […]

BUSTED: Intern In GOP Senator’s Office Calls Paul Ryan A ‘Cuck’ And The British ‘Fa**ots’ (AUDIO)

BUSTED: Intern In GOP Senator’s Office Calls Paul Ryan A ‘Cuck’ And The British ‘Fa**ots’ (AUDIO)

Apparently things are not nearly as wonderful in the halls and offices of the GOP-controlled Congress as we’ve been led to believe. For example, in the office of Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), an intern known only as “Nate” has been saying some very unkind things about Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and our British […]

Arkansas AG Gets SHREDDED Online For Defending Trump’s Firing Of Comey With Bogus Excuses (TWEETS)

Arkansas AG Gets SHREDDED Online For Defending Trump’s Firing Of Comey With Bogus Excuses (TWEETS)

Before today, I have to admit I had never heard the name Leslie Rutledge, who is the Republican Attorney General of the state of Arkansas. And now that I’ve seen the way she attempted to defend the Con Man-in-Chief on CNN, I kind of wish I had never seen her make such a complete fool […]

Neil Gorsuch’s First Ruling Just Killed A Man (VIDEO)

Neil Gorsuch’s First Ruling Just Killed A Man (VIDEO)

We all remember Neil Gorsuch. He’s the newly appointed Supreme Court Justice that filled the seat stolen from former President Barack Obama’s nominee Merrick Garland. For over a year, the Republican Senate refused to even hold a hearing for Garland, citing nonexistent rules that the Senate held about Presidents in their final year of service. […]

Arkansas Busted For Lying–Judge Issues Historic Stay Of Execution For 8 Scheduled Deaths (VIDEO, TWEET)

Arkansas Busted For Lying–Judge Issues Historic Stay Of Execution For 8 Scheduled Deaths (VIDEO, TWEET)

On Saturday morning, a federal judge brought Arkansas’ plans for a marathon of eight executions in 11 days to a screeching halt. Judge Kristine Baker determined that there were too many questions about whether midazolam, one of the drugs in Arkansas’ lethal injection cocktail, would expose inmates to undue pain. In recent years, a number of […]

STOP THE EXECUTIONS In Arkansas – Killing 8 People In 11 Days Is CRAZY (VIDEO)

STOP THE EXECUTIONS In Arkansas – Killing 8 People In 11 Days Is CRAZY (VIDEO)

Arkansas state is planning rushed executions this month and for the worst reason. The state has a batch of the drug midazolam, a sedative that is given in lethal injections, that will expire soon. As a result they have decided to rush through as many executions as they can this month to use up the drug. […]

Heartless Tom Cotton Says ‘Able-Bodied’ Poor People Don’t Deserve Medicaid ‘Welfare’ (VIDEO)

Heartless Tom Cotton Says ‘Able-Bodied’ Poor People Don’t Deserve Medicaid ‘Welfare’ (VIDEO)

No matter how hard they try to pretend they actually give a damn about average Americans, Republicans seem to have a weakness for saying what they really feel when there’s a camera around, proving their own heartless motives, which always come back to the bottom line. The latest GOP ghoul to express himself on camera […]

‘People Like Mexicans!’ — Kid Grills AR Sen. Tom Cotton On Cutting PBS To Build Border Wall (TWEETS)

‘People Like Mexicans!’ — Kid Grills AR Sen. Tom Cotton On Cutting PBS To Build Border Wall (TWEETS)

A child has officially pointed out issues with Trump’s border wall. Let that sink in. An “almost 8” year old has pointed out the issues with Trump’s border wall. Toby, the little kid who had the guts to stand up in front of a boisterous crowd of around 2,000 people, pointed out issues that are […]

Ark. Ramps Up Death Penalty Use Despite Concerns Over Lethal Injection Drugs (VIDEO)

Ark. Ramps Up Death Penalty Use Despite Concerns Over Lethal Injection Drugs (VIDEO)

The death penalty has always been a source of great debate in America, and that debate is about get more intense. According to CNN, Arkansas plans to execute eight men over the course of 10 days in April. No one has been executed in Arkansas for 11 years, and no state has ever administered so […]

Arkansas Senator Proposes Anti Same-Sex Marriage Bill (VIDEO)

Arkansas Senator Proposes Anti Same-Sex Marriage Bill (VIDEO)

Senator Jason Rapert of Arkansas has proposed a bill stating that marriage should only cover unions between a man and a woman. The Senator said: “It is not bigoted to say that marriage is between a man and a woman.” The republican evangelist is saying that he believes same-sex relationships should not be considered legally equal to heterosexual […]

New Ark. Law Lets ANYONE – Dads, Spouses, RAPISTS – Veto An Abortion (VIDEO)

New Ark. Law Lets ANYONE – Dads, Spouses, RAPISTS – Veto An Abortion (VIDEO)

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed into law a new bill that bans surgical abortions after 16 weeks. The law makes it illegal to perform the dilation and evacuation (D&E) procedure. D&Es are the standard of care in the U.S. for abortions in the second trimester. There are no safe alternatives for surgical abortions after 16 weeks. The […]

State Treasury Official: ‘Gay Jokes Are Back On Ya Bunch Of Homos’ (Social Media)

State Treasury Official: ‘Gay Jokes Are Back On Ya Bunch Of Homos’ (Social Media)

An Arkansas State Treasury Official has resigned following his posting of offensive messages on social media recently. On the January 20, President Donald Trump’s inauguration day, Hunter Hatcher tweeted this message: “Y’all in Trump’s America now! Time to flick that chip off your shoulder and quit being so offended. Gay jokes are back on ya bunch […]

Arkansas High School Teacher Resigns After Going Full Racist On Obamas (IMAGES, TWEETS)

Arkansas High School Teacher Resigns After Going Full Racist On Obamas (IMAGES, TWEETS)

While veteran GOP activist Carl Paladino has dominated the headlines in recent weeks for his horribly racist comments about the Obamas, he isn’t the only educator in hot water for revealing himself as a racist knuckledragger. A high school science teacher in Malvern, Arkansas came under well-deserved fire after it emerged that he likened the […]

Tragically Senseless Road Rage Murder Leaves Toddler Dead In Arkansas (VIDEO)

Tragically Senseless Road Rage Murder Leaves Toddler Dead In Arkansas (VIDEO)

A three-year-old boy in Arkansas lost his life over a road rage incident in Little Rock. It was because his grandma “wasn’t moving fast enough” at a stop sign. A man was frustrated with her slow driving, so he started the confrontation. He stepped out of his vehicle and fired shots into the grandmother’s car. The […]

Arkansas Catholic High School Now Expelling LGBT Students (VIDEO)

Arkansas Catholic High School Now Expelling LGBT Students (VIDEO)

Catholic schools in the state of Arkansas have issued new policies for the coming school year. They have rules against LGBT students expressing their sexuality. The policy says in part: “If the student’s expression of gender, sexual identity, or sexuality should mislead others, or cause scandal, or have the potential to cause scandal, then the […]

Police Captain Gets Off Lightly After His Bust For Masturbating In Public (VIDEO)

Police Captain Gets Off Lightly After His Bust For Masturbating In Public (VIDEO)

Captain Steven Bryan Davis has handed in his badge and resigned from the Arkansas State Police after being charged last week with public masturbation. The fact that he invited two undercover cops to join him in the touching tableau may well add to his embarrassment. According to reports in the Arkansas Times and other sources, […]

A Southern Pastor: Grace In The Muddy Water Of A Pond (Video)

A Southern Pastor: Grace In The Muddy Water Of A Pond (Video)

I was six. We attended a little country church that probably had 30 in attendance on a good day. We had youth service on Saturday night, Sunday morning Sunday school and worship, and then a Sunday night service as well. My family lived about 30 minutes away, so it was quite a bit of driving […]

A Southern Pastor: Teaching Me

A Southern Pastor: Teaching Me

There are moments for each of us which define our lives: who we are, what we do, what we stand for, and how we will live. The tricky part is recognizing those moments and living into them. Unfortunately, we sometimes let them pass us by unnoticed. When I decided to take a few years off […]

A Southern Pastor: Interview With Niceguy Eddie On Rainbow Radio (PODCAST)

A Southern Pastor: Interview With Niceguy Eddie On Rainbow Radio (PODCAST)

To be honest, I had never heard of Niceguy Eddie or RainbowRadio.fm. But when Eddie contacted me, there was just something about his description of the discussion he wanted us to have which was so appealing. Even though Eddie is agnostic, he wanted to interview me, a pastor, to create bridges of understanding based on […]

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