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Never “Great Again”

One extremely painful aspect of last week (though nothing compared to the pain of separated families) is that many of us realized that people we thought we knew are not the people we thought we knew. When you discover that … Continue reading

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When Will We Ever Learn?

Here in the United States, we have been reminded in the last couple of weeks that resistance to evil is a moral imperative and can be at least partially effective. We have also learned that about 27% of our country … Continue reading

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The Abuse of Romans 13 to Abuse People

History is littered with horrific persons and horrific regimes who used twisted interpretations of Romans 13 as religious cover for their evil actions. Misinterpretations of Romans 13 have been a crutch for tyrant monarchs, purveyors of human bondage, and fascist … Continue reading

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The Moral Culpability of the United Methodist Church

Some of the most well-known United Methodist Christians in the United States are responsible for some of the greatest moral atrocities committed by the United States in the 21st Century, yet the denomination seems to be more concerned about excluding … Continue reading

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Outraged by the Outrage

Guillermo Arias/Getty Images I will never forget when in the aftermath of the revelation of torture and abuse at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, U.S. Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma sanctimoniously declared in May of 2004 that he was “outraged … Continue reading

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Reality Check – Why elections will likely be the only way to remove our current president from office

Why elections will likely be the only way to remove our current president from office: The House of Representatives will never impeach the president before 2018. No matter what Mueller brings forward, the vast majority of the president’s base, which … Continue reading

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Foster Care or Whatever

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly – J. Scott Applewhite/AP I have watched the majority of white people who identify themselves as Christian in the United States continue to support the current president through his infidelity and hush money … Continue reading

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