Monthly Archives: February 2020

Living in Trump country

Bruce Gerencser writes a piece for the Clergy Project that describes living in Trump country. In 2016, Donald Trump easily won the counties surrounding my home in Ney [Ohio]. Come November he will carry these counties again, likely by a … Continue reading

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Quote for the day

As Americans, we should be frightened — deeply afraid for the future of the nation. When good men and women can’t speak the truth, when facts are inconvenient, when integrity and character no longer matter, when presidential ego and self-preservation … Continue reading

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Quote for the day

Fundamentalists may be unhappy that religious observance has declined over the decades, but the data shows that, by most measurements, life has gotten much better for most people. There is little evidence that a decline in religiosity leads to a … Continue reading

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The debate

Last night’s Democratic debate in Las Vegas was the first in which we had a good opportunity to see who the candidates are when the pressure is on — and it was disappointing. Mike Bloomberg: His advertising campaign is terrific, … Continue reading

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Dissension in the #SBC heats-up

It’s been clear for the past few years, as the Conservative Resurgence generation of leadership passes or falls into disrepute (Paige Patterson, Paul Pressler), that the folk in the pews are ready for a less conservative, less crazy, less malicious … Continue reading

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