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An Evangelical Nation?

August 31, 2018 – Robert Chain, a 68-year-old Trump supporter from Encino, California, made threatening telephone calls to the Boston Globe in response to the coordinated effort to have newspapers across the United States write editorials concerning the president’s assertion … Continue reading

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A Christian Nation?

Happy 4th of July, 2018. That the Declaration of Independence was signed in August 1776, should not be of concern. The argument that this document, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution were written as “religious documents” should be. The … Continue reading

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Political Religious Hacks

July 1, 2018 – In Nevada, it is a self-proclaimed and thrice divorced pimp. In Illinois, it is a white supremacist. Nationally, it is a president who is a liar and adulterer. All backed by the conservative evangelical Christian political … 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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The Proposed $1 Billion Federal Voucher System

February 15, 2018 – If it is true, and I have no doubt that it is, President Trump’s 2019 budget is moving the United States closer to the theocracy prayed for by the conservative-Christian right. The Center for Inquiry (CFI) … 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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Religion Is “Fake News”

December 6, 2017 – I-25 runs north-south cutting through Cheyenne, Denver and Albuquerque. There are miles where you do not see billboards advertising just about anything you could imagine. So imagine the surprise of drivers when they saw a billboard … Continue reading

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Religious Discrimination

Jan. 30, 2017 – ¬†Ian Lustick, professor of comparative politics and political science at the University of Pennsylvania and author of “Trapped in the War on Terror,” told On Point host Tom Ashbrook Monday that President Trump’s executive order concerning … Continue reading

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Protecting the First Amendment

It sounds like an episode of a game show. The 535 men and women of the United States Congress were surveyed by the Pew Trust. 92 percent claimed to be Christians as¬†compared with 73 percent of the country. Add that … Continue reading

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