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Why I’m no longer going to troll-tweet Donald Trump.

Since Donald Trump won the election, one of my favorite pastimes has been trolling him on his favorite social media platform, Twitter.    It’s a lot of fun dreaming up snappy and sarcastic counter-insults to his constant stream of inappropriate, … Continue reading

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What if the far-right God is the true God?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the nature of God lately.  The insidious rise of Christian fascism in this country is forcing me to do so. The radical religious right’s beliefs about God — punishing, angry, and intolerant — are … Continue reading

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Christian Dominionism has taken over the GOP.

Many Christians may wonder how the heartless, draconian, dangerous, and mean policies of the current GOP can be reconciled with anything Jesus Christ actually taught. The truth is, they can’t. Although our current president (who by all indications is not … Continue reading

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In spite of our differences…

My dad wasn’t perfect and I don’t idealize him or his memory.  Lord knows, he wasn’t a great father.  In fact, he could be a pretty lousy father and he even admitted it later on.  But I loved my dad. … Continue reading

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Original Sin or Original Self-Centeredness?

Originally posted on Jesus Without Baggage:
Many Christians believe humanity is so broken, and nature so violent, because of Adam’s disobedience in the garden. They say the world was originally perfect but Adam ruined everything. Furthermore, all Adam’s descendants are…

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