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    Trump, Evangelicals, and the Road Ahead

    Posting this is Politics because it primarily concerns the election rather than a particular bit of theology. Full Article I really can't repeat the sentiments in this article enough times to be satisfied. The core Christian message (also Jesus' core commands) are LOVING God and LOVING your...
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    Mass Shooting in Hesston, KS

    Full Article So now that we've had at least one mass shooting in a traditionally gun-obsessed state, where does that leave all the ammosexuals obsessed with the delusion of "the good guy with a gun"? At least, assuming any of them remove their gun range earmuffs long enough to hear the news.
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    Nickel and Dimed in 2016

    Full Article This is what happens when a country gives itself the one-two punch of "The market is God" and "You should be happy that you even have a job". For anyone not running said country, it's a blood-drenched knockout every time.
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    Sunday School for Introverts?

    As my wife and I have been trying to get back into regular church attendance, and have had vastly different experiences at the same churches, I've become more aware of just how anti-introvert/anti-social anxiety the typical Sunday School class is. Especially for anyone not raised in church...
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    Tell Me Again How Public Schools are Cesspools of Atheism

    Oh look, a public school teacher forcing.....RELIGION....upon students. Child students, at that. THIS is why some of us so vehemently defend the Wall of Separation. Georgia School Pays Up After Teacher Tells First Grader His Mom Is Bad Because She Doesn't Believe in God
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    This is just....beyond sick. And what is more sick is that it is simply the natural result of what the NRA, their pocketed politicians, and a brainwashed, brutal percentage of the American population have built. 11-year-old ‘bully’ murdered 8-year-old neighbor with a shotgun after dispute...
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    Alabama Closes DMVs in Black Counties

    Tell me again how this ISN'T racism, and ISN'T voter fraud. Alabama to stop issuing driver’s licenses in counties with 75% black registered voters
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    Things Jesus Never Said

    While not a member of the First Church of Hashtag, I've enjoyed several examples of this one's use. Aaaand one to cut to the core of some people on TOL: Feel free to contribute.
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    Donald Trump is the New Face of White Supremacy

    Somebody finally said it. The New Face of White Supremacy
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    Songs That Will Never Get Old

    Whether it's due to artistic quality or just pulling at the ol' heartstrings. Let's start by setting the bar high. fJ9rUzIMcZQ KCkgYhtz64U
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    What Are You Reading?

    Having recently moved back to civilization and regained the use of a public library, I've started reading theology once again. Mostly to coincide with our search for a new church family now that we're back from belligerent-ignorance-ville. I've started a small study book called When Christians...
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    My Problem with Sermons

    The older and/or more informed I become, the more trouble I have with the idea of the "sermon". I understand and embrace the "worship" portion of church services, because it brings the congregation together in a communal experience of emotion and music. But then instead of sending us on our way...
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    The Birthright of Trumpenstein

    Just because this part of the site is getting kinda ridiculous in the Trump-worship department. And because too many people are honestly considering getting rid of a right guaranteed by the Constitution they claim to honor. The Birthright of Trumpenstein
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    If You Need a Smile Today...

    Just some stuff to help put a smile on your face. a7Yu93s_WhY Robin Williams and Koko the Gorilla in a tickle session: This fish: This puppy: kIF3BYBXZWA Hope these help somebody! Post some of your favorite smile-initiators!
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    "It's Just a Game!"

    I thought this might be a good way to bridge the gap between two groups which are constantly portrayed as competing with and mutually exclusive to one another in our culture. Group 1: Fanatical Followers of Ball Sports Group 2: Fanatical Followers of Role-Playing Videogames. From the extreme...
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    How Do Conservatives Feel About Bernie Sanders?

    I post this question because it seems like NO ONE in the rightwing sections of the Internet (or even my own newsfeed), to say nothing of the mainstream media, is talking about Senator Sanders. Even as he continues to draw the largest crowds nationwide, even in traditional rightwing hotbeds like...
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    Soldier Shuts Up Caitlyn Jenner Critics

    So much truth here. Soldier Shuts Up Caitlyn Jenner Critics Who Say She Didn't Deserve Courage Award Bring on the wave of ignorance, hatred, and bigotry from people who only idolize soldiers until they open their mouths or need VA support.
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    Stop Waiting for Racism to Die Out with Old People

    It won't and can't fade away as long as children continue to be indoctrinated at home "to hate all the people your relatives hate," as long as we who attempt to be enlightened indoctrinate our kids to be "colorblind," and as long as white American adults continue to go through life with their...
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    I, Racist

    This is a beautiful, terrifying, tearjerking exploration of the problem with how this country deals with the racism which makes up far too much of our national and cultural bedrock. I, Racist Sadly, the people who most need to receive this message will be the first to turn their noses up at...
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    The Oppressive Biblical Mentality America Can't Shake

    Posting this in Politics because it deals with how political demonstrations of racism and sexism get in under the radar via a religious umbrella, among other things. When Slavery Won't Die: The Oppressive Biblical Mentality America Can't Shake