Category Archives: Religion

Strange Bedfellows: The NRA and Terrorists

The NRA works for the gun manufacturers. Our Senators work for the NRA. Ergo, our Senators work for the gun manufacturers. Simple, isn’t it? I also love when these NRA types say, “Criminals don’t obey gun laws.”  Really?  I guess … Continue reading

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Paris is Burning

The terrorists have struck again, this time in France, killing innocent people at a soccer game, at a concert, and just some folks sitting down to dinner, among others.  Death estimates range from 120 to 150 depending on your source. … Continue reading

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Humor in Politics

It appears Willard “Mitt” Romney is going to give the Presidency yet another shot.  After his first two attempts failed so miserably I figured he’d be hesitant to once again throw his hat in the ring, but I stand corrected. … Continue reading

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Perception is Reality

I used to believe in absolutes;  absolute truth, absolute beauty, absolute love.  But I have come to realize that each person has their own version of such things, and that each version differs immensely. Two people can view the same … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby and Mythology

In a 5-4 ruling, our Supreme Court held that privately owned Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc could dictate how women receive healthcare, based solely on the religious beliefs of the company’s owner, David Green.  As always, it was a party line … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom

Hobby Lobby Stores, Incorporated, is a privately owned chain of arts and crafts stores that is considered a leader in the industry.  President Steve Green presides over an empire that includes 609 stores and employees over 16,000 people, and he … Continue reading

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Small Minded Folk

Here’s a good reason to keep God out of politics. Susan Atanus recently won the Republican primary in Chicago’s 9th Congressional District, and will challenge incumbent Democrat Jan Schakowsky for a seat in the House of Representatives.  This despite the … Continue reading

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Buddha by Karen Armstrong

This is a book each and every American should read. The Buddha was born Siddhatta Gotama somewhere between 550-450 B.C, according to the Pali Canon, a group of scriptures first put into writing around 29 B.C, which themselves were based … Continue reading

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A Warped and Sordid Trip

I often envy the Hermit his solitude. This is a crazy world we live in, isn’t it?  We fear that a country like Iran may try to build a nuclear weapon, yet it has been estimated that we have 700,000 … Continue reading

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America in the Middle East

It appears that the military coup in Egypt is getting downright ugly.  Now that they have smashed the Muslim Brotherhood – no big loss, as the Brotherhood’s main goal was the implementation of Sharia law – they are now going … Continue reading

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