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The Attack Against The Johnson Amendment

June 12, 2018 – Congress is wanting to get rid of the Johnson Amendment so that: “None of the funds made available by this (Appropriations) Act may be used by the Internal Revenue Service to make a determination that a … Continue reading

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Criminals Using Religion

June 8, 2018 – Sometimes I wonder where Christians get the idea that if they claim a personal belief in their god they can get away with murder. Or the prostituting of their children for drugs and money. According to … Continue reading

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Dismissing The House Chaplain

May 1, 2018 – House Speaker Paul Ryan fired House Chaplain, Father Pat Conroy. It appears that it was because of the chaplain’s politics that the deed was done. It was because Conroy asked the members of the House to … Continue reading

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Prayer and Mass Shootings

March 8, 2018 – I am not too sure about legislators who believe that faith and God would somehow prevent school mass shootings. I am less confident when these same state legislators want to put God back into the classroom. … Continue reading

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In God We Trust

February 24, 2018 – In its zeal to prevent future school shootings like the one in Parkland, Fla., the Florida state House voted to post our national motto, “In God We Trust,” in every school in the state. Allow me … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom v. The U.S. Attorneys’ General

February 9, 2018 – I think it is wonderful how the current administration ignores the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause to give rise to their Christian theocracy. Last year the administration instructed the Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to … Continue reading

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Jim Bakker and Survivalist Christians

February 3, 2018 – I have heard some wild conspiracy theories in the past 30 years of my political life, but when I heard this one I cringed. The article from Pathos – Progressive Secular Humanist focused on former Minnesota congresswoman Michelle … Continue reading

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Christians In American Politics

January 4, 2018 – Former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann is in the news again, this time vying for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Al Franken, now held by Tina Smith (D). That is if … Continue reading

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Holiday Ramblings 2017

December 25, 2017 – I never enjoyed the “holidays.” Not quite “Buh Humbug,” but there is no feeling of joy or family. A harsh statement, but the reality is that I spent most of my childhood in my dad’s bicycle … Continue reading

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The Eight Days of Chanukah…

(Sung to the “12 Days of Christmas.”) On the eighth day of Chanukah, my true love gave to me, Eight burning candles, Seven praying Rabbis, Six Jewish Mothers, Five bowls of chicken soup. Four spinning dreidels, Three singing Cantors, Two … Continue reading

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