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Month: May 2017

Terrible people

Hey, I don’t want to get too out of line or anything here, but doesn’t it seem like maybe today’s conservative movement has become dominated by terrible people? I mean, on the same day that my friend publishes an article about her assault by a bunch of Trump followers in Seattle — Literally shaking after publishing this. But it was time. I Was Mobbed and Assaulted at a Conservative Rally — Deep State Rosie (@MMASammich) May 24, 2017 A Republican candidate for office assaults a reporter for asking him about “Trumpcare” — @MMASammich I assume you’ve been following…

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Easters I have known

It’s Easter Sunday. [Note: When I started writing this it was Easter Sunday. It is no longer Easter Sunday.] When I was growing up, and well into my adult life, that meant watching my parents sing in the church choir. I would clear my Sunday Norwescon schedule in order to go to see them. Often, it was the only time that whole year I set foot inside a church. I was probably not alone in that distinction. Two Easters in a row, in addition to my parents singing, I got a sermon about something called the “Jesus Institute.” The pastor…

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