Tag Archives: politics

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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Cynicism is Killing Our Democracy: The Donna Brazile, Edition

Originally posted on The Psy of Life:
We are drowning in cynicism. Cynicism is killing us! Cynicism is destroying our way of life! Honest! You’ve gotta believe me. And the poster child for cynicism murdering American democracy is the whole…

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Should we be hasty about Trump’s impeachment or removal?

Many people are demanding Trump’s impeachment, if not for probable Russian collusion and obstruction of justice, then for mental incompetence.   I certainly agree with that.   In fact, I just ordered the book, The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump, a compilation … Continue reading

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“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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