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March 1st, 2020 - 8:05 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Freedom from religion

Although Jefferson attended the nominally Anglican churches of Virginia, his writings and excision of miracles from the Christian bible led to his opponents to label our third President an atheist. Jefferson’s support for separation of church and state involved real experiences in the colonies[...]

January 5th, 2020 - 12:55 am § in America, Religion

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Did Jesus Exist?

So, here is the problem.  Since Jefferson edited his bible to eliminate the miracles, there has been an effort by Christians to claim Jesus was a real and wise man, a rabbi,  whose teachings were distorted by Paul and his successors trying to create a popular religion. I suggest  problem is not w[...]

May 11th, 2019 - 1:25 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What is Wrong With This Map?

A. It makes the Pacific Ocean the center of the earth.  B. Israel is too small to see C. Hawaii is too big D. The latitude and longitude lines are curved E.  All of the above.[...]

March 15th, 2019 - 12:42 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

Is America Christian?

Many American Christians define themselves by their spiritual commitment to Jesus as the deity made man.  To be a Christian they say you need to accept Jesus as your “savior.”  In the age of Trump. as an American whi is ntio Christian, I find that idea bizarre.  I doubt that Trump see[...]

March 5th, 2019 - 12:38 am § in America, Religion

Trump Offers Pence a New Job: Commodore of the USSF

(TA news, Washington, D.C., March 1, 2019) TS has learned that Michael Pence will not be resigning as Vice President as he assumes hs new job as head of the USSF: United States Space Force.  Since the USSF is not a Department, White House lawyers say that Mr. Pence can serve in both a military [&he[...]

February 7th, 2019 - 10:26 am § in America, Hypocrisy

THE VIRGINIA SCANDALS: Will the Real Hamilton Please Now Stand UP?

IMAGINE IF A REVERED FIGURE IN GOVERNMENT WAS FOUND TO HAVE BEEN A SLAVE OWNER While our dysfunctional society quarrels over whether the current, liberal governor of Virginia may have once worn black face, Broadway celebrates a fairy tale musical, HAMILTON. Fact is that Lin-Manuel Miranda got Alexan[...]

January 21st, 2019 - 2:47 am § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Quotes of the Founders

“In every country and in every age, the priest has been hostile to liberty. He is always in alliance with the despot, abetting his abuses in return for protection to his own. It is error alone that needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.” ~Founding Father Thomas Jefferson, in[...]

January 20th, 2019 - 10:18 am § in America, Hypocrisy

When the Lawyer is A Jew, a Woman and a Muscogee American

So often, scholarly inquiries into the lives of Native people focus on the past. Very few books are written about the intellectual lives of Native people or the future of Native people. I would like to be part of developing a field of “Mvskoke Studies”––which would parallel other areas of in[...]

January 11th, 2019 - 10:25 pm § in Politics

A Cuban View of America

The United States is an oligarchy, not a democracy The country that presents itself as a universal model of democracy does not meet the basic standards of a system in which the majority makes decisions[...]

October 24th, 2018 - 12:00 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

An Immigration Plan Based on American Opportunity

The Trumpies have demonized immigrants to the point where comparisons to Nazi Germany are all too real.  That fomenting of hatred obscures the real need for a functional immigration policy that addresses America’s tradition as the land of opportunity, Here is my plan:  1. Felonize illegal em[...]