Category Archives: Politics

Anytown

I’m looking at a photo of three children who are part of my life. It’s the second birthday of the little guy in the middle, posed behind his Thomas the Tank Engine birthday cake, flanked by his two big sisters. … Continue reading

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Filed under Life & Death, Politics, Religion

Fanfare for the Common People

I admit to feeling a bit worn out by the incessant politics of the past several weeks of the debt-ceiling “crisis” and its bitter and stupid “resolution.” We know by now that the American people are the big losers in … Continue reading

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Filed under Christianity, Current Events, Music, Politics

Climatologists on the Run

Science writer Chet Raymo, whose daughter is a climate scientist, writes in his blog today: I read recently that leading Australian climate scientists have been moved from place to place to protect them against threats on their lives, so deep … Continue reading

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Filed under Naturalists, Politics, Science

Republicanity, by Gary Laderman

I urge folks to read Gary Laderman’s latest at Religion Dispatches: ‘Republicanity’ — The GOP Transformation is Nearly Complete. Laderman begins: “Let’s just face the facts and not kid ourselves anymore. Yes, it’s time to wake up and smell the … Continue reading

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