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Continuing the Civil War

Another battle in America’s Civil War is being fought today in Charlotteville, Virginia. The War began in 1862 and formally ended in 1865. Spiritually and emotionally, the War has never ended. Today’s ruckus in Charlottesville is just one more battle … Continue reading

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Continuing the Civil War

A republican state representative, Pastor Larry Pittman, showed us once again that the Civil War is not yet over. Abraham Lincoln, he said on Facebook, “was the same sort of tyrant” as Hitler and was “personally responsible for the deaths … Continue reading

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Delaying the Vote – update

I’m delighted with the delay on the House vote concerning Ryan’s health care plan, but there is a limit to my delight: the reason they don’t have the votes they need is that the far-right folk think the plan is … Continue reading

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The Slime Begins to Ooze in DC

House Republicans will vote today or soon thereafter on a measure to weaken the quasi-independent Office of Congressional Ethics. They are, of course, preparing the way for what they must assume will be a number of shady actions by members … Continue reading

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trump’s Hubris = Death Wish

As his world falls apart, trump’s hubris pushes him — drives him! — to be ever more reckless. Unless his defeat in November is so extreme that it breaks his spirit, he will become more and more dangerous, win or … Continue reading

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The Shortsightedness of Conservatives

There are two characteristics of today’s ultra-conservatives that continue to amaze me. One is that they are gullible for rumors that support their own positions while being totally insensitive to facts that are contrary. They say, for example, that Clinton … Continue reading

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Continuing the Civil War

A century and a half after Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, it is clear that the damage done to our Black population is being repaired very slowly. African Americans are often criticized by Bill O’Reilly and others like him for … Continue reading

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