Archive for May 16th, 2021

May 16th, 2021 - 6:09 pm § in Christianity, Donald Trump, Politics, Racism, Religion

Trump left white evangelicals holding toxic trash

“How can you defend White evangelicals?” asks Diana Butler Bass (photo, right), a writer and scholar on religion and culture (bio here). You can’t. Rallying behind a “messiah” who has no morals, is a cheater and liar, a serial adulterer and bankrupt, with the governing [...]

May 16th, 2021 - 5:31 pm § in Biden, Business, Economics, Politics

Busting the “welfare queen” myth

I remember listening to Rush Limbaugh years ago while driving across country, on the only radio station I could pick up in eastern Montana. Congress was debating Obamacare, and Limbaugh was against it. He devoted his entire show to ranting about how Bill Gates would be eligible for the program. (Why[...]

May 16th, 2021 - 4:10 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Arizona GOP election official slams his party’s lies

A Republican who was elected as Maricopa County’s top election official last November, and assumed office in January, is quickly losing patience with his party’s lame efforts to discredit the 2020 election results. Joe Biden, who carried Maricopa County by over 45,000 votes (see results [...]

May 16th, 2021 - 2:39 pm § in Law and Courts

This police misconduct cost taxpayers $86.3 million

Not counting 64 years’ of incarceration costs.[1] Two black half-brothers, Henry McCollum and Leon Brown, 19 and 15 at the time (photo, left), were railroaded to North Carolina’s death row for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl named Sabrina Buie (photo, right) by sheriff’[...]

May 16th, 2021 - 1:21 pm § in Law and Courts

Ex-deputy accused of planting drugs during traffic stops

He was a bad cop, but a Florida sheriff hired him anyway, after another sheriff fired him, and it didn’t go well for that sheriff, either. Zachary Wester, 28, began his police career in Liberty County, pop. 8,354, in 2015. He lasted less than a year, and his boss warned the sheriff of neighbor[...]

May 16th, 2021 - 12:30 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Women in Scripture


May 16th, 2021 - 12:09 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: When atheists rule