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America freed from chaos?

June 26 2015 / July 4

Barack Obama Excerpt about Chicago’s first black president:
“And their faith had been rewarded.”Smitty said. “The Night Harold won, let me tell you people just ran the streets. 557 more words

Barack Obama

What to do?

My dad usually calls me for any summer type of holiday and invites the family over to swim. Sometimes we go, sometimes we don’t. It just depends on what we are doing, but I always get the phone call. 451 more words

Lesbians

Abraham Lincoln: "decisions of the Supreme Court"

“The candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the government, upon vital questions, affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made, in ordinary litigation between parties, in personal actions, the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having, to that extent, practically resigned their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal.” 15 more words

Politics/Current Events

Colorado gay marriage opponents propose 2 ballot measures

DENVER (AP) — Opponents of gay marriage have proposed two Colorado ballot measures in response to the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide. 275 more words

National / World

Religiocracy


Your Catholic blues, your convent shoes,
Your stick-on tattoos now they’re making the news
Your holy war, your northern star
Your sermon on the mount from the boot of your car.
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Through A Glass Darkly

Please stop using the word "tyranny" to describe same-sex marriage

On June 26th, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 in Obergefell v. Hodges that bans on same-sex marriage throughout the United States were unconstitutional. 1,006 more words

THE FOURTH OF JULY – THEN AND NOW

Today, of course, marks the 239th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration, in some ways, forms our national creed, and contains the ringing affirmation that “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” 811 more words

Politics / Economics