why faith sometimes makes me a little queazy

For those of you out there who didn’t grow up in the evangelical culture, you may not be aware of this.   Did you know that there are many, many fundamentalist Christians who believe that God is basically pulling the wool over our eyes, planting phony evidence for carbon-dated fossils, geological formations, DNA-based evolutionary relationships, […]

Sunday thoughts #29: greed, Jesus and the GOP

Check out this article from Forward Progressives, which I found on one of my favorite blogs, Kissing Fish: Christianity for those who don’t like Christianity. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE Once the greed-driven have acquired and protected, they begin to covet. They are not satisfied with all they have; their eye is on all that they […]

how congress spends it’s time…

  As the provisions of the Affordable Care Act — referred to as Obamacare for short — begin to come online, congressional Republicans have continued to obsess over repealing the law altogether. The New York Times looked into the numbers on Wednesday and concluded that House Republicans have spent a whopping 15 percent of their time trying to repeal all or […]

what will happen when the Christian right takes over…

This is actually pretty scary…but stoppable.  But please don’t think it can’t happen in America.  It already is a work in progress, and it needs to be resisted. Have you heard of Dominionism?  Or Christian Nationalism?  This is the belief that Christians need to establish a Christian reign on earth before Jesus returns for the […]

102 things NOT to do if you hate taxes…

So, you’re a Republican that hates taxes? Well, since you do not like taxes or government, please kindly do the following. 1. Do not use Medicare. 2. Do not use Social Security 3. Do not become a member of the US military, who are paid with tax dollars. 4. Do not ask the National Guard […]