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Trump Administration takes the first steps towards implementing theocracy in America

Originally posted on The Secular Jurist:
By Robert A. Vella The very first amendment to the U.S. Constitution, as part of the Bill of Rights ratified in 1791, states that: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion,…

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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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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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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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The Religious Right cares about control, not morality.

Christian Right leaders (in both politics and the churches) — many who embrace the horrific theology of Dominionism/Reconstructionism — pretend to care an awful lot about morality.    They rant on endlessly about abortion and homosexuality.  They want to roll … Continue reading

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