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On Skin Color

An interesting thing happened a few months ago that I have been processing ever since. Froggy, who was five at the time, wanted to draw a picture of my family. This is not the unusual part. Hang with me for … Continue reading

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Spiders vs Legomaniacs

In this post-fact era, people frequently ask me and each other (and the stars in the sky), “How can people still keep believing in Trump when all he does is lie?” There have been so many answers to this question. … Continue reading

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Culture Wars

Not long ago Richard Spencer, the white supremacist best known for getting punched in the face on video, was asked a question about religion.  He said that he was a “cultural christian,” later admitting  he is an atheist.  So, he … Continue reading

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For what it is worth

No one asked me, but I will say that I believe that Summer Zervos was genuinely hurt by Mr. Trump. I think she gave him a pass years ago for the same reason women in abusive relationships everywhere give their … Continue reading

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What is race?

I read an essay today (RACE IS ABOUT INTERPRETATION, NOT IDENTITY.) which spun up my thinking wheels.  Go read that essay and then come back.  I’ll wait.  Ready?  Did you really read it, or ..?  Ok, I’ll give you the … Continue reading

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My donation page for ExtraLife

http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=197983

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I am with her

If you want to help out in the last few days before the election, talk to your friends and co-workers.  Don’t try to be political, just ask if they are registered to vote.  Encourage EVERYONE to vote, even people you … Continue reading

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Philippians 4:8New International Version (NIV) 8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.

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Damn Straight, sister

Hoffman described El Al’s acquiescence to demands to move women passengers as “one more way that ultra-Orthodox extremists get away with demands that have nothing to do with Judaism. Humiliating women can in no way qualify as a religious act. … Continue reading

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ISIL vs Syria vs the World

It would be nice if people could try to understand that the situation in Syria is complicated. They have been living under an oppressive regime for a long time now. If we put boots on the ground in Syria, what … Continue reading

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