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    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

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Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

June 26th, 2017 - 10:46 am § in Religion

SCOTUS takes wedding cake case

This doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll reverse the lower court ruling in favor of a gay couple discriminated against by a baker who also happens to be a religious bigot, but it raises the possibility. Well, ask yourself this: If a baker can refuse to sell a cake to a gay couple, then why [...]

June 15th, 2017 - 9:38 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion

And yet, 6 decades after the Democratic party abandoned the Dixiecrats, and Republican party adopted its “southern strategy” the unholy alliance of the Trump party with holy racism continues.

 Baptist Convention Meeting Refuses to Renounce White Nationalism A few weeks after Jimmy Carter announced his resignation from the Baptist Church. a resolution condemning white supremacy and the growing white nationalist alt-right movement was initially rejected at the Southern Baptist Conventio[...]

June 9th, 2017 - 6:00 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Religion, The Ave Scene

Black and Jew, Then and Now

As we see angst over a Jewish professor caught in the poisonous mix of  white guilt and racism at Evergreen College, it is useful too look back a hundred years when the progressive Jewish newspaper, The Forward, introcuced WEB DuBois to what was then the Jewish left. “When the immigrant from [...]

May 30th, 2017 - 10:13 am § in Jews, Politics, Religion, world

An Abrahamic Answer to Israel=Palestine

The Abrahamic Union: a Confederate solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Yakov Nagen Yakov Nagen is a Rabbi at the Yeshiva of Otniel, located near Hebron. On the day of Shimon Peres’s death, my neighbor Natan Meir stood before 100 Jewish and Arab interfaith activists and spoke of Peres’s[...]

May 29th, 2017 - 7:28 am § in Hypocrisy, Jews, Religion

BREAKING NEWS: 5/29

    TRUMP: Trump Tells ‘Confidants’ U.S. Will leave Paris Climate Deal AFTER BREXIT:  ‘Brexit’  Britain’s Mediocre Economy Gets Worse AFTER TRUMP:  With Oklahoma budget in crisis, many Oklahoma schools hold classes four days a week ISRAEL: Does Israel have a nuclear ICBM? I[...]

May 27th, 2017 - 10:46 am § in America, Religion

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May 22nd, 2017 - 8:46 am § in Hypocrisy, Jews, Religion

IVANKA INVENTS A FEMALE YARMULKE

The Ivanka Kippa is part of her new line of fashion accessories for observant women. Mrs, Kushner is also working with friends form the orthodox Jewish community to offer wigs and the wives of the Saudi King to introduce a like of burkas and for the more daring diaphanous head scarves.[...]

May 21st, 2017 - 12:59 am § in Hypocrisy, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: ‘Naughty’ Pope pours cold water on talk of Virgin Mary appearing in Bosnia

While canonizing the two child shepherds whose vision of Mary, adding Portugal’s Fatima to France’s Lourdes as a site fore veneration, Pope Francis said he knew he was being “naughty” in doubting the Medjugorje phenomenon in Bosnia, in which six youngsters reported seeing vis[...]

May 8th, 2017 - 3:33 am § in Religion

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May 7th, 2017 - 12:48 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Atheists Sue President Trump Over His ‘Religious Liberty’ Executive Order

SEE YOU IN COURT! The government would favor religious nonprofits over nonreligious ones, a lawsuit by the Freedom From Religion Foundation claims — just look at Trump’s campaign rhetoric. The Freedom From Religion Foundation filed suit Thursday in federal court against Trump and the Internal Re[...]