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September 21st, 2020 - 6:20 pm § 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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September 16th, 2020 - 7:00 am § in Health, Religion

Defiant pastor caves to health rules

This article contains news with liberal commentary. A California preacher whose church incurred $112,500 of fines because he defied restrictions on indoor gatherings finally decided “after a great deal of prayer, fasting and counsel” to move services outdoors as county health officials demanded.[...]

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[...]

August 7th, 2020 - 3:22 pm § in Politics, Religion

Jerry Falwell Jr. is in hot water

Speaking of heat (see preceding article), Jerry Falwell Jr. is taking plenty of it for the photo below, which he posted on social media. Falwell (who is married, at least for now) is taking “indefinite” leave from his job as president of Liberty University, a conservative evangelical col[...]

June 9th, 2020 - 1:06 am § in Religion

SUNDAY REVELATION: The New Revelations Via Facebook

Over on FB, a friend of mine, a religious man and a reformed Mormon, seem to be giving us a new word of God. though Peter is very modest about making the claim of authorship by the divine. Stephen Schwartz If a fertilized egg has a soul and the egg is aborted, does the soul […][...]

May 17th, 2020 - 12:38 am § in Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS

A Christian FB friend keeps posting that all discussions need to start with the accepted facts that Jesus existed, was the messiah, died, was resurrected and He is the Son of God. As an Atheist, a Jew,  and a Human very close to the true Deity, let me correct you about the facts. Jesus was [&hellip[...]

April 8th, 2020 - 5:23 pm § in America, Religion

‘True Christians do not mind dying,’ defiant pastor says

A Louisiana preacher cited by police 6 times for ignoring a state ban on large gatherings is shrugging off criticism that he’s endangering his flock. “True Christians do not mind dying,” he said in an interview. He’s called stay-at-home orders “tyranny,” and sends[...]

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 1st, 2020 - 10:36 am § in Donald Trump, Religion

GOP Celebrates Victory Over Jacobism

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January 12th, 2020 - 3:39 am § in America, Christianity, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Trump’s Halo

Trump’s ego knows no bounds.  He has complained about not getting a Nobel Prize and, now, is angry that his assassination of the Iranian General, Solemeini, is being described as an act of war rather than elimination of a terrorist. Perhaps the worst example was Trump’s self pity after [...]