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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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10 reasons why Trump’s ‘war on Christmas’ is bogus.

Why am I bringing this up in July? Because HE did. This infuriating article appeared in today’s Huffington Post: Trump Launches the War on Christmas in July Trump has railed on about the non-existent “war on Christmas” for the past … Continue reading

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Rethinking political correctness.

Political correctness can definitely be taken to ridiculous extremes, as these cartoons show.  In previous posts, I’ve sometimes criticized political correctness.  It’s true that in recent years, political correctness (PC-ness) has gone too far, and people are afraid to say … Continue reading

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Dilemma.

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Earth Day 2017 — March for Science

In these days of dangerous lies called alternative facts and facts touted by our leaders as fake news,  the celebration of Earth Day has never seemed more important.  All over the nation today, people in cities big and small gathered … Continue reading

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