Inauguration Day: Mourning in America

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It’s 11:57 p.m., Thursday, January 19, 2017, California time, as I write this. As I type the next paragraph or two, this day will become tomorrow, January 20, 2017. Inauguration Day.

I am in deep mourning.

I did not believe during the primary season that Donald Trump would become the Republican nominee. I believed strongly (foolish me!) that the vertebrate … Continue reading

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Auto-Tuning POTUS-Speak

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CNN’s Donna Bash interviewed Mike Pence on Wednesday, January 18.

Let that thought settle for a second, please. Yes, that Mike Pence and that CNN—the megagigantic news outlet that Donald Trump referred to as fake news, while refusing to take a question from CNN’s Jim Acosta last week.

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Creative Commons: Bass Turbopedal By Dhscommtech; Pence by Gage Skidmore

Mike Pence’s … Continue reading

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UNEQUALLY YOKED OR ALTER EGOS?

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In “Two Corinthians” 6:14, Paul says to the Corinthian Christians (who, we suppose,  were Christians first, Corinthians second):
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Free Documentation GNU License; by: Cgoodwin – 1950

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

Typically, Bible teachers have used this verse to exhort young Christians … Continue reading

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MIKE PENCE SPEAKS TO AMERICAN CHURCHGOERS

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One Minute Video Introduction


On November 6, two days before the election, Mike Pence, in this recorded message, addressed the churches of America.

It is not known how many pastors played this message for their congregations, nor how many churchgoing Americans heard this message, nor how many looked down at their hands in embarrassment that their pastor would play such … Continue reading

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Why We Are PenceWatching

You may have noticed there’s a lot of Trumpstuff going on. Bizarre appointments of the uniquely-unqualified to powerful positions. Strange bedfellows, ala Vladimir Putin. A startling lack of diversity in the Presidential Succession–old white guys with suspect belief systems, military malfeasance, and even questionable patriotism.

What happened to all that Party of Lincoln rhetoric?

More importantly, what will happen? We … Continue reading

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CARRIER JOBS AND EUPHEMISMS

You know Carrier. It’s that air conditioning/furnace place in Indiana that was going to move 2,100 jobs to Mexico. During the campaign, Donald Trump promised that Carrier would do no such thing, go no such place. After the campaign Mr. Trump presumably forgot about Carrier.

Until someone said something. This is the way it is with Mr. Trump. He says … Continue reading

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