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A Confession of Faith in a Time of Crisis

I rarely share religious articles, since I know many or even most of my readers aren’t religious, but I think this one is so important I couldn’t let it pass by.  I also think the truths described in it are … Continue reading

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We must stop snubbing never-Trump conservatives.

Sign at the Rally for ACA (Obamacare), February 26, 2017, Asheville, NC Most of us in the Resistance — though we largely lean to the left — have come to accept never-Trump conservatives as part of our movement.  A few … Continue reading

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The Century of the Self (video)

“The Century of the Self” is a good documentary explaining the history of how Freud’s ideas about psychology and human desire led to corporate manipulation that brainwashed Americans to crave things they did not need.  This in turn led to … Continue reading

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Political ideology and the Overton Window.

I’ve realized over the past year that political ideology is not a straight line, but more of a circle. If you move too far to either extreme, whether it’s the far left or the far right, you wind up in … Continue reading

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Early morning musings about where we are now…and where we are going.

  I’ve been so active in the Twitter resistance community, that I’ve neglected blogging. The resistance community on Twitter has become my lifeline and I’m completely addicted. Today, I’d like to share an early morning thread I posted. Having written … Continue reading

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The unholy alliance that is ushering in a new Dark Age.

When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross. –Sinclair Lewis, 1935. This article is going to be dark.  I wasn’t looking forward to writing it, but I must do so. Dark as … Continue reading

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I’m not letting Trump ruin my, er, Christmas.

Just like he did with the NFL by making it all about politics (you’re a traitor and a “very bad person” if you “take a knee” instead  of standing for the anthem), Trump has made Christmas a political issue.  Football … Continue reading

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12 reasons why our political situation isn’t as hopeless as you think.

It’s an uphill battle trying to remain upbeat and positive when your country is being decimated by a group of amoral thugs who seem to have limitless power and money to do whatever they want, especially when no one seems … Continue reading

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Trump’s tax bill: we are in deep trouble.

Holy cow.   Trump’s tax bill is bad enough for the average person who isn’t a corporation or a billionaire, as well as threatening the ACA (by removing the individual mandate), but look what else is hidden inside it. Every American … Continue reading

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

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
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 —…

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