Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

May, 2012

Of Racists, Nazis, and . . .

Advocates for Life Winter, 1992 Clintonistas have been regularly criticized and even severely upbraided by conservative pundits since the beginning of the ‘92 campaign. The leader of these New Democrats has been vilified by his political opponents as a socialist, treasonous, draft-dodging, dope-smoking, Sodomite-stroking adulterer. One of his paramours even claims to have aborted his […]

A Plea for Toleration

Prepared for Life Advocate, April, 1996 issue The budget is tight these days. And since most of our friends are avid readers of Life Advocate magazine, it seemed good unto us to slip in a pre-birth announcement – or better, a conception news brief – to save a few bucks. So here it is – […]

Nuremberg Remembrances and other Ironies

For Life Advocate Magazine 30 April, 1996 (An accompanying personal note to the now-decedent editor Paul DeParrie precedes.) Hello Paul! Myriad pardons, please. I spent most of Tuesday and was up at 4:00 am on Wednesday to finish it. The muses finally began to speak in the early morning, but other unscheduled pastoral matters did […]

Redeeming the Militias

Prepared for Life Advocate Magazine (May, 1997 issue) A few weeks ago a Canadian friend of mine (we’ll call him Peter to protect the innocent) was heading south to New York when, to his wondering ears, sirens went off at the border. In the ensuing flurry of police and sundry officials, Peter was delayed for […]

Go Waagner Go!

Michael Bray 30 May, 2001 Dennis Roddy writes about Clayton Waagner’s stills of elusion in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (28 May). The man from Kennerdell, Pennsylvania is on the Marshal Service 15 Most Wanted List and has been profiled on “America’s Most Wanted” FOUR times. (A fifth segment is planned detailing his escape.) Why was he […]

Repenting and Doing a Good Thing: Reflections on Clay Waagner

Michael Bray 14 January, 2002 Clayton Waagner was captured on 5 December in Cincinnati. U.S. Marshals Director Ben Reyna, reading a prepared statement, said: “This is a major arrest. After nearly 10 months of exhaustive investigations by deputy marshals across the country, the most wanted man in America is behind bars.” What made this burglar […]

The Termination of Tiller (Brief Notes)

Michael Bray 29 October 2009 The killer of Tiller, Mike Hendricks opines (Kansas City Star, October 27, 2009), is a “common murderer.” Well which one is the real bad guy? The murderer or the killer of the murderer? The current tragedy in progress is the prosecution of him who rescued the children from the one […]

Some Ironies of 1997

Excerpted from Capitol Area Christian News, Fall, 1997 30,000 FANS VISIT PRESELEY’S GRAVE Is was the 20th anniversary of Elvis’s death on 16 August, 1977. Among those fans present at the candlelight vigil outside Graceland were Sheryl (41) and Libby (43) from Baton Rouge. They say a visit there helps them “bond with other Elvis […]

Honor Scott Roeder

Michael Bray August, 2009 A Short Response to the Termination of Tiller. Of course whoever is credited with the terminating of the unwanted baby killer, George Tiller, ought to be honored after being acquitted of the state’s charges of murder. There was no murder in the case of the termination of George Tiller. There was […]

War, What is it Good For?

“War, What is it Good For? War for Justice; War for Peace” Expanded from a Sermon delivered to Reformation Lutheran Church in Bowie, Maryland on 2 March, 2003. On Saint Patrick’s Day as I sat at the trial of James Kopp, the subject of the impending war on Iraq was brought up by a fellow […]

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