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How Conservatives All Of A Sudden Became Against “Divisiveness”

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail I sat through eight long years of hearing president Obama criticized, mocked, and even outright slandered. From allegations of secretly being a Muslim, spinning conspiracy theories about the location of his birth, to the ins-and-outs of daily Chicken Little claims that he was on a rampage to destroy the nation, I heard it all. …

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The 5 Un-Presidential, Rare, or Wild Things We’ll See In A Trump Presidency

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail On January 20th, the unthinkable will become true: Donald Trump will be sworn in as President of the United States. His candidacy was perhaps the most bizarre political candidacy in American history. I have little doubt that his presidency will be any different than his candidacy, so here are my top 5 predictions for …

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Republican Arrested For Grabbing A Woman By The You-Know-What

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail When America discovered that Donald Trump had been caught on tape saying he liked to grab women by the you-know-what, the people who had taught me that God’s ideal was for me to life a life of strict sexual purity quickly came to his defense. (How they went from teaching me that it’s not …

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If Rich Americans Weren’t So Greedy, We Wouldn’t Need Obamacare

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail Donald Trump has yet to take the oath of office, but that hasn’t stopped the party of Christian values and pro-life ethic to already begin stripping healthcare away from the poor and vulnerable. Because, you know, nothing says “We love pro-life values” as much as taking healthcare away from people who will die without …

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What I Wish My White Friends & Family Understood About Our Election Grief

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail It’s day 2, and I’m still grieving and feeling physically sick over the election– especially as I read story after story of how the Trump win has already emboldened racist bullying, threats, intimidation, and sexual assaults— in just the first day. As I process, I’m realizing there’s a lot of things I wish my …

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Why Franklin Graham Had Better Hope That Progressive Christians Were Right About Hell

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmailIs Franklin Graham headed to hell when he dies? That’s a tricky question, but one he’d do well to wrestle with. The answer to that is found in how one views the Bible– is it the inerrant, inspired Word of God? Is the Bible true? Is it authoritative? If one were to answer yes to …

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I’m Sorry, But Donald Trump Is NOT “Pro-Life”

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmailAs we’ve watched the election unfold during this painfully long political season, we’ve watched Evangelical Christians swing from one extreme to another. During the primary season, Evangelicals were overwhelmingly vocal about how horrid Donald Trump is as a presidential candidate, at one point sparking the whole #NeverTrump movement. Yet, when he became the nominee, they finally …

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The Christian Right’s False Hope In A Conservative SCOTUS

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail What Franklin Graham Is Wrong About Today, Vol. 5 The election of 2016 is just a few weeks away (thank you, sweet baby Jesus). Over the course of this election season, it has been interesting to watch the conservative Christian reaction to Donald Trump. What originally was a “hell no!” during the primary season, …

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Yo, America: Maine Already Tried The Whole Trump Thing. It Didn’t Work.

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmailSo listen, America. We, the people of Maine, have some wisdom to share with you. I’m sure some of you are unaware that we even exist– we basically live in Canada even though we’re technically one of the 50 states. We live quiet lives up here, and most of us tend to like it that …

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