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"A Paradox In The Making": For The GOP, Donald Trump May Be Evil Incarnate — Literally

What if a candidate for president were evil?

I’m not talking about the way “evil” is thrown around as an insult. I’m talking about real evil, the kind you find in the Bible. 848 more words

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"GOP’s Condemnation Of Trump Pure Hypocrisy": What Is Right Does Not Change From Red State To Blue

Here’s the thing about principle.

Unless applied equally it is not really principle at all. He who climbs on his moral high horse when a wrong is done to him or his, but leaves the horse stabled when an identical wrong is done to someone else, acts from self-interest and that is the opposite of principle. 625 more words


Trump Trumped

I try to keep politics out of my blog, but it’s not always easy. Sometimes I just have to say something. If I don’t, it nags at me like crazy until I do. 399 more words

Most Christian commentary has opted for another strategy: fight on

Most Christian commentary has opted for another strategy: fight on. Several contributors to a symposium in the journal First Things about the court’s Obergefell decision last week called the ruling the Roe v. 97 more words


Distracted by Shiny Things

I haven’t gotten around to working on the book much in these last few days, for the last seventy-two hours have been a bit of an emotional roller coaster for me. 504 more words

"Martyrs To Marriage Equality": The Famous Bakers And Florists Of Conscience

The thing that really amazes me about much of the conservative reaction to Obergefell v. Hodges, and indeed much of the religion-based complaints over LGBT rights generally, is the sense of personal grievence. 709 more words