RFRA: Codified discrimination & hate

In 2015, Americans began learning more and more about the Religious Freedom Restoration Acts (RFRA).  The subject is seeing light again in the Georgia Gubernatorial race between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp. I don’t know what other provisions that may have been in

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The power of the smell of… ink.

I’ve had a powerful childhood memory lately that I wanted to talk about.  Recently, I’ve begun taking paper notes again in a notebook.  I’ve started doing this because I find that it helps me gather my thoughts better as well as work

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Televangelists: STOP USING GOD’S NAME TO ADD TO YOUR WEALTH!

I’d stopped watching the evening news a few years ago. I find that I am much better informed and much more in touch with the world by reading periodicals, listening to NPR and getting news from Associated Press.  After a particularly frustrating

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Trans friends: Know that I love you.

You're all so strong... so brave... I wish I had a tenth of what you bring to the table.

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Fact vs Myth – Part 2 – The End of a Neutral Internet is Nigh

Thanks in large part to there now being a Republican majority on the Board of the FCC, it appears that the fate of the open internet is all but sealed.

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Facts vs Myths – Part 1 – The GOP Tax Plan will Help Middle Class America and the Working Poor

Based on the evidence that I have at present, my analysis is that the tax reform we have before us benefits only the rich and corporations.

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I’d like an order of love with a side of compassion, please.

If you can’t point to even one example where you’ve done this, then what you contribute to this country – to humanity – isn’t worth a whole lot. If in spite of that you still sleep well at night, then may God

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I am just so profoundly sad about Al Franken

It is comforting to think that horrendous acts are committed only by horrendous people. It's also untrue.

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Who are your thoughts and prayers REALLY for and what do you intend to do about it?

Tell me what you intend to do about what you’re praying for and then go out and do it with the courage of your faith.

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Middle-class Privilege & The Comparative Disadvantage of the Poor

My credit card was replaced due to fraud, then I immediately felt my economic privilege.

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