Tag Archives: politics

“I Dare To Dream”

This is a reblog of an excerpt from Pastor Paul J. Bern’s book “The Middle and Working Class Manifesto — 3rd Edition” I found this excerpt on Pastor Bern’s blog, The Progressive Christian Blog, which is a politically and socially … Continue reading

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Why the Republican Party is like a Ford Pinto.

I can’t believe I actually found a picture that perfectly illustrates Rachel Maddow’s analogy — that was used in a completely different context.  (Picture credit: Drivetribe.com) Not only is Rachel Maddow, anchor on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show (now the … Continue reading

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A Trump supporter wakes up.

Trump supporters have been burning their MAGA hats lately, but not exactly for laudable reasons.  To them, Trump has betrayed them by saying he will work with Democrats (even though I doubt he’ll actually do this since he lies about … Continue reading

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The most chilling book I have ever read (book review: Democracy in Chains)

I just finished reading Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America by Nancy McLean.    This book was as creepy as anything Stephen King ever wrote, but it isn’t a horror novel or even … Continue reading

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The Frightening Close Relationship between Christian Nationalism and President Donald J. Trump

Originally posted on Flee from Christian Fundamentalism:
Why do so many American Christian fundamentalists and conservative evangelicals support Donald J. Trump and his Presidency—even though the man shows few signs of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and shows numerous…

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If this doesn’t scare the living daylights out of you, it should. #RESIST

Yesterday The Washington Post reported that the State Department, headed by Rex Tillerson, has been ordered to scrub the term “democracy” and “justice” from its mission statement. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/josh-rogin/wp/2017/08/01/state-department-considers-scrubbing-democracy-promotion-from-its-mission/?tid=ss_fb&utm_term=.d34411db245c This is extremely serious.  Sure, it’s only words, but changing the language is … Continue reading

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A heartfelt “thank you” to Senator John McCain.

The ACA (otherwise known as Obamacare) was hanging in the balance, poised to be killed by a group of cold-blooded old white men that only cared about more tax breaks for themselves. Led by the compassionless Mitch McConnell, they operated … Continue reading

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Sean Spicer is suffering from PTSD and that’s why he resigned.

Sean Spicer has resigned as Press Secretary.  The reason he gives is because his boss Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as his new Communications Director. This video explains Spicer’s decision.  He feels that Scaramucci lacks experience (what else is new in … Continue reading

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My Twitter debate with a Trump supporter.

I had an interesting evening on Twitter last night.  I’d tweeted to Bernie Sanders about something he had said about single payer healthcare, and soon got into it with a Trump supporter, who seemed belligerent at first.  It started off … Continue reading

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Rich people are more narcissistic and less ethical.

Time Magazine published several articles citing studies showing that the wealthy are more narcissistic and less ethical than average folks. Wealthy Selfies:  How Being Rich Increases Narcissism Why The Rich Are Less Ethical:  They See Greed as Good The Rich … Continue reading

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