Category Archives: Politics

Religious Persecution is Not a Myth

I am writing this post in response to an article on Huffington Post where Candida Moss discusses the ‘myth’ of Christian persecution. Ms. Moss makes several valid points in this article but I think it wise to actually review the … Continue reading

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Please help preserve the integrity of the popular vote.

The Huffington Post reports that “On Wednesday, Virginia’s Republican-controlled legislature became one of the first to advance a bill that would allocate electoral votes by congressional district. Last week, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus endorsed pushing through similar proposals … Continue reading

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A brief comment on religious equality

I find it highly offensive and distinctly un-American when fundamentalist Christian bigots lobby elected officials to legislate in favor of prejudicial restrictions on personal conduct required by scripture while simultaneously complaining that socially liberal policies infringe upon their right to … Continue reading

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A Message of Compassion and Renewal

I wish you a truly wonderful Solstice my friends. On this day of renewal, as we honor and revere the eternal cycle of our existence, it is important to remember that there are many who suffer in silence through adversity … Continue reading

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A Pagan Response to Fundamentalist Hate

Recently, Kelly O’Connell wrote an article on the Canada Free Press website entitled “Is America Becoming a Pagan Kingdom?” My response to Mr. O’Connell’s obnoxious article is this – The answer is a resounding no, Sir. As I have previously … Continue reading

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On independence, politics and peace

I do not usually post this frequently but it has been suggested in a comment to my previous post, tongue in cheek I believe, that perhaps I stand behind Gary Johnson’s presidential bid. Thank you whittygirl, you gave me a … Continue reading

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Morally pro-life, ethically pro-choice and living between the two

Is it possible to be morally pro-life and yet remain ethically pro-choice? Although I personally consider this to be a rhetorical question I choose to address it here after finding myself caught up in Wintery Knight’s intellectual discussion on the … Continue reading

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