Category Archives: Spirituality and politics

The S–T is Still Hitting the Fan Over S–t!!!

Forgive me, but I’m going to talk vulgar here again and do so deliberately just to make my point.  Trump has put so much vulgarity on our table in the last couple of years.  I’m sure many parents have had … Continue reading

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“Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave When We Practice to Deceive”

Scott Peck in the mid-eighties wrote a best-selling book, “People of the Lie,” which explored extensively the subject of evil and how that it creates and perpetuates a web of deception.  In the last few days we have seen two … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin’s Dysfunctional Family Again on Display.

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump have this in common—neither were qualified for the high office for which they were nominated and those who allowed it to happen put them in a spot where they could not help but humiliate themselves.  … Continue reading

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Jen Hatmaker, a Courageous Evangelical Woman!

Jen Hatmaker, a noted female evangelical writer and speaker, has become a persona non grata with evangelicals as she has chastised them for their hypocrisy with Trumpism and then even dared to announce that she supports same-sex marriage.  Her children … Continue reading

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David Brooks, “There’s Something ‘Rotten’ in the Gop, not in Denmark!”

There is so much internal criticism arising within the Republican Party.  But the divided soul of the party is, like with all divided souls, incapable listening to dissenting voices from within its own ranks.  Sure, Progressives like myself see the … Continue reading

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Is Alabama’s Governor Ivey Stupid? Answer: No.

Alabama’s Governor Kay Ivey has demonstrated the mind set of many conservative Republicans in announcing her support of controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore.  Though she “has no reason to doubt” the numerous women who report his inappropriate sexual advances on … Continue reading

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Religious and Cultural Bondage

Biblical literalism is very much related to what I see as a cultural literalism in my country.  Many conservative people, especially in Alabama at present moment, are seeing their world in such literal terms that they are oblivious to the … Continue reading

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