Category Archives: Political/Social Banter

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Power Religion: The Religious Right, a year of Trump and the corruption of the Gospel

In the year of the orange-haired hellbeast, chaos and corruption reign supreme.  We are just past the annual anniversary of the election of Donald J. Trump and now have an entire calendar year to look at the mounting consequences of America’s … Continue reading

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“Magic”

Listened to this song from the Boss this morning on my walking/ train commute to downtown Seattle: “I got a coin in your palm I can make it disappear I got a card up my sleeve Name it and I’ll … Continue reading

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The Commercialization of Christmas

Packed and well-lit shopping malls.  Traffic jams.  Massive holiday ad campaigns.  A scorched earth debate about whether or not there is a “war on Christmas”.  The time of year has arrived again.  Santa Claus and his elves arrive in our … Continue reading

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Potential Electoral College Madness?

For #NeverTrumpers, there is one more far-fetched and extremely improbable scenario that could deny Donald J. Trump the presidency:  a raucous rebellion within the electoral college.  Curious?  Read on. All of us have seen the headlines.  Hillary Clinton has won … Continue reading

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Why I still describe myself as an Evangelical Christian

Emerging out of the wild ride of a presidential election America went on, I published an article chronicling my journey with the GOP party and now my subsequent exit from it.  One of my old friend’s from college and seminary … Continue reading

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“I was an Evangelical Magazine Editor, but now I can’t defend my Evangelical Community” CT Editor Katelyn Beaty speaks out

From the pages of the “Washington Post” comes one of the more thoughtful laments I have seen from a Christian on coming to terms with the election results and everything that means with the political campaign that unfolded during the … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace: Leonard Cohen

Sad news today that the great folk-rock singer Leonard Cohen has passed away.  He was 82 years young and left quite a mark on music as a profound poet. The first time I ever heard of Cohen was way back … Continue reading

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