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Some Serious Questions I Have For All Those “Good Guys With Guns”

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin7Share+1RedditEmail So, you’re a good guy with a gun. I get it. I’ve seen the bumper sticker, heard the slogan a million times, and I even used to be one of you. I’m retired military, was an expert marksman, and was even awarded the Bronze Schützenschnur by the German army. I was a bonafide good …

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Bernie Isn’t Really That Radical (His Ideas Are Actually Quite Normal)

3K SharesShare3KTweetPin1Share+1RedditEmailI don’t endorse political candidates, and this piece is not an endorsement. However, as someone fascinated by culture (in less than 6 weeks I will *finally* be a Doctor of Intercultural Studies!), I can’t help but comment on the phenomenon of Bernie Sanders in American culture. Some people love him, and others appear outright frightened …

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Cutting Government Spending And Our Hypocritical Refusal To Help The Poor

2K SharesShare2KTweetPin1Share+1RedditEmail Every few years around election cycle the same discussions repeat themselves over and over again. While there are a few issues here and there that crop up because of new gaps in culture, the bulk of the issues debated are quite predictable. One of those issues is “big government.” One side of the …

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GOP: “Ouch! Obama Keeps Bonking Us Over The Head With The Bible!”

3K SharesShare3KTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail As a student of culture, I’ve seen politicians complain about a lot of things– especially during the Obama presidency. Never before have I seen someone get blamed for so many things. Gas prices are too high. Now gas prices are too low. Executive orders which were celebrated under Bush are all of a …

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Mike Huckabee Endorses Selling Poor People As Slaves (not even making this up)

2K SharesShare2KTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail Republican presidential candidate and Baptist preacher, Mike Huckabee, is endorsing a policy that sounds reeeeeeaaal Christian like. In a radio interview with Iowa’s Jan Mickelson, the two spoke of America’s broken justice system- a topic I’ve written about at TIME, previously. Certainly, our justice system is broken with a capital B. Between an incarceration rate …

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And Here’s Donald Trump Referencing Part of the Bible That Doesn’t Exist:

3K SharesShare3KTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail For those who have been following, Donald Trump has said several times that the Bible is his favorite book of all time. He’s gone on to call scripture, “the most special thing.” Recently he was asked what his favorite Bible verse was, and he, well… he couldn’t answer the question. When pressed for …

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5 Things Christians Should Remember This Election Cycle

3K SharesShare3KTweetPin3Share+1RedditEmail So, here we are. It’s another election cycle and the “fun” has begun. Like it or not, for the next 13 months the news cycle is going to be dominated by presidential politics. There will be plenty of articles to read, debates to watch, and discussions to be had. It’s all part of …

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Bernie Is Right: Morality Is More Than Abortion & Gay Marriage

6K SharesShare6KTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail I won’t be endorsing any candidates for president. Neither am I a member of any political party in the United States. But I did watch Bernie Sander’s speech at Liberty University yesterday. I mean, a socialist Jew speaking in front of a room full of people who began the event by worshipping a socialist Jew? …

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Charisma Mag: Donald Trump Is The New Word of God

4K SharesShare4KTweetPinShare+1Reddit1Email I’m not going to lie, what I just read is the dumbest thing I’ve read in my life. I’m not trying to be overly or unnecessarily critical, either. It just really, truly, is the dumbest thing I’ve ever read. I had to read it three times to make sure it wasn’t the Onion. …

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