Religious Values and Gov’t Programs

I was challenged recently in an online chat to demonstrate how my Christian values can support a political Party (the Republicans) that "wants to cut programs that provide food, shelter, and health care for the poor, children, and the elderly."  The individual questioning me called the Right "conveniently atheist" when it comes to government programs …

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The Long Shadow of 9-11

It's inconceivable that Osama Bin Laden could have known the far reaching effects of the reprehensible events he masterminded on 9-11. He and his henchmen sought to 'terrorize' and take revenge on the United States, in the name of his god, Allah, for what they perceived to be our military mingling in the Middle East …

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Political Correctness Extra-Strength

With a president in the White House who is the antithesis of political correctness (PC), the promulgators of inoffensive language and appropriate behavior are marching more fervently than since mid-2015, the point at which the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign began. The campaign cooled their fire for a bit as campaigns seem to do. But brace …

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The Tech Lull

Society is full of hollow lures offered by the glass pocket screen we all carry. Its call is that of a phantom, echos from the corner of our minds.  Our mobile phones have become leashed to Social Media. Its promise to keep us connected does deliver in keeping distant people informed, but what isolation it …

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