Documents reveal the popular pastor Doug Wilson -- sparring partner with the late Christopher Hitchens in the documentary "Collision" -- blamed a girl's father for the crime committed against the girl, even when one of Wilson's own students was the perpetrator. Wilson is all about punishing the father of the victim but won't accept responsibility for his failed leadership of a young man turned sexual assaulter.
From "Spindrift," a great song by Rush. These fews lines illustrate the theme of the album, which lyricist and drummer Neil Peart described with an allusion to Robert Frost: "a lover's quarrel with the world." Listen closely and you'll figure out he's probably not addressing a lover but rather people with a different worldview from his own.
I'm a former section editor (business, later features) at The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, S.C. I'm also the former owner of the late Living Room Coffee Bar & Used Books. These days I'm a lecturer in English at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C., and I'm formerly Beerman columnist and Strange Days columnist for the Weekly Surge.
Won some press association awards. Once a semi-finalist for a journalism fellowship. Published a few poems. Interviewed Dan Akryod, P.J. O'Rouke, and Randy Owen.