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September 20th, 2020 - 11:06 am § in America, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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August 27th, 2020 - 6:52 pm § in America, Christianity, Law and Courts, Politics

Was this killing morally justified?

I’m asking this philosophically, not as a legal question. Facts: Five high school pals broke into a vacant rental house at 1 a.m. to party. A neighbor called 911, and they fled when the cops came. When 2 of them climbed over the neighbor’s backyard fence, the neighbor’s husband, wa[...]

August 26th, 2020 - 8:31 am § in China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Israel/Palestine, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Schools & Colleges

The Unofficial 2020 GOP Platform

The GOP hasn’t released a platform (in case you didn’t notice), but that doesn’t mean they don’t have one. They simply don’t want you to see it. So, here’s an unofficial version from David Frum (photo), a conservative Republican and former Bush speechwriter, extra[...]

March 22nd, 2020 - 1:05 am § in Christianity

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: A Christian Decries Politics

An article in Evangelicals for Social Action says that Christianity Is Neither Democratic nor Republican—It’s Better Than Both The article starts out by saying “If Christianity means loving God with all your heart, soul, and mind, and loving your neighbor as yourself, then people of b[...]

March 15th, 2020 - 1:31 am § in Christianity, Jews

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Is Zuck a Christian?

This text appeared on FB so I hit translate: כי בחרתי בו, בכדי שהוא יכוון את ילדיו ובני ביתו אחריו לשמור את דרך יהוה על ידי עשייתו הנכונה והצודקת, כדי שיביא לאברהם את אשר הבטיח לו. ” So, w[...]

March 7th, 2020 - 9:50 am § in Christianity, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Religion

Should we have a Forced Pregnancy Law?

So the Trumpies believe in forced pregnancy? If a woman is impregnated, does she now have to give birth? Who pays for this? Is she like a prisoner? Does the father now have legal responsibility for the baby?  Does he have a choice if the mother does not want it?  Does she pay her for […][...]

February 26th, 2020 - 11:05 pm § in Christianity, Jews

I try, perhaps with a bit of sarcasm, to post facts. Bernie strikes me as a prophet but prophets make lousy kings!

Bernie and I are Jewish. Our history has a lesson for this campaign In Judaism, the “bible” Christians use is just a collection of our history books. My Christian friends should go back and read about our Judges and Kings. Read also about the נביאים .. the prophets.  Isaiah, Jerem[...]

February 8th, 2020 - 11:15 pm § in Christianity, Hypocrisy

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: On abortion, the Quran Comes Close to Telling the Story of Life

Fundamentalist Christians say abortion is murder because life begins at fertilization.  Did they learn this from the Quran? In western religions, divine revelations can not be updated. Jews, Christians, and Muslims .. each claim that the Torah, the Christian Bible or the Quran as the definitive wor[...]

February 8th, 2020 - 11:22 am § in Christianity, Jews

No, the “hebrew bible” is not the Jewish bible.

Christians like to see their translation of the Torah and the rest of their selected Jewish writings as the word of Jesus.   Jesus aside, in Judaism there is only one revelation .. the Torah. Whatever you think of the rest of the old Jewish writings collected as the story of our judges, kings, and[...]

February 5th, 2020 - 12:44 pm § in Christianity, Donald Trump

A Trumpie Uses Anti Semitic Memes to Attack Mitt Romney

Dallas Jolley A pretty deranged FB Trumper has now gone on the attack against Mitt Romney using the language of antisemitism! ” Utahns should hold a recall election to get rid of Romney. Romney will go down as a modern day Pharisee, who can’t admit the good that Trump has brought to Amer[...]