Category: Islam

Some special kind of stupid

    ‘Scary’ final days   Dear editor: I am convinced that Barack Hussein Obama’s goal was to change America from Christian to (I won’t say what). I heard years ago that “things” come into a country slowly, much of it in schools, to take over. What is going on in his last days is …

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Some random reflections

Some random reflections…     First, it was nice to meet many of you for the first time.  Your determination to try to make a progressive difference so soon after last week’s regressive election is heartening.  I hope I get to know all of you better. I admire your zeal to do something at the …

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Not running to be a god

A King for Jesus: What the Religious Right Sees in Trump By Roger O. Friedland, October 26, 2016   What does the love of Jesus have to do with Trump? How to explain his overwhelming support from evangelical voters, who—for more than three decades—have formed the bastion of the Christian right? According to a Pew …

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Why I’m voting for Hillary

I have heard, on more than one occasion, progressives postulate that Hillary Clinton is a trigger-happy, corporate shill who will not take America forward.  Some of these folks are actually considering voting for Donald Trump, hoping that the dark days of his presidency will bring about a progressive awakening to forever end the stranglehold a …

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Thank you!

  Dear editor, We the People are about to roll the dice and elect our next president.  Just enough time left to dash off a few well-deserved thank you notes… So first of all, a great big thank you to our ever-vigilant tea parties, and to their patron saints the Brothers Koch, for breathing new life into the …

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The full measure of its guilt

“Some People Push Back”: On the Justice of Roosting Chickens By Ward Churchill, September 12, 2001   When queried by reporters concerning his views on the assassination of John F. Kennedy in November 1963, Malcolm X famously – and quite charitably, all things considered – replied that it was merely a case of “chickens coming …

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The survival of Christianity in America

    A vote for Christianity   Dear editor: On Page 10A of our Sept. 5, 2016, newspaper, “Letters to the editor,” a letter from Dianne Kelly was mentioned under the title “Why pray for Trump?” If Ms. Kelly had read the complete sign, she would have also seen a reference to our website at …

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