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When We Look at Trumpism, We Wonder if We've Seen Something Like It Before in History . . .

As I hinted at in a recent post, Trumpism has dangerous parallels to history, and would mean the end of the United States as a free nation. 518 more words

Glossary: Key memes, dog-whistles, canards, euphemisms, fake outrages, and obsessions in the Wall Street Journal and other GOP language factories, Nov. 13-14, 2015

barbarians: foreigners and immigrants, now said to be “at the gates.”  Calling them barbarians is a necessary rhetorical step towards demonization and dehumanization, both necessary public sentiments if Donald Trump’s plan to deport 12 million immigrants comes to fruition. 243 more words


we are all human

There is too much hate in this world and it makes me so damn sad.

I can’t sit here and point fingers because as far as I’ve seen and read, no one has stepped forward to claim responsibility for the… 443 more words

The #feels

Scapegoating Or The Root Cause????

Hi Bear with me – this is a surreal situation even by my standards… I have a history of chronic severe depression and 3 suicide attempts. 78 more words

Pity Poor Exxon . . . . . . . . . . . Not!

Last week, a number of environmental and civil rights groups launched petition drives aimed at encouraging Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate Exxon Mobil. The groups accuse the company of disregarding the results of its own scientists’ research and launching a systematic disinformation campaign to sow doubt about the existence of global warming. 442 more words

Climate Change

Saved From Sacrifice

Book Review: Saved From Sacrifice (Eerdmans, 2006)
by S. Mark Heim.

The Cross on which Jesus died is central to Christian faith, but what does it mean?  881 more words


Don't Blame We the People for What the Elitists Have Wrought

In Elitist America, nothing is ever the fault of the elitist, unless it blames an ideologically-different elitist for the ills both have caused. Instead of acting and being responsible for its actions, the elitist places blame on another person or group of people in order to avoid responsibility. 390 more words