Category Archives: Politics

Book Write-Up: Shattered

Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes.  Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.  Crown, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. As the title indicates, this book is about the 2016 Presidential race, primarily from the perspective of Hillary Clinton and those … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: Gorsuch and Garland, Mere Rhetoric, KFC, Medicaid Work Requirements, Syria, Hillary, Christian Seders, Hank Hanegraaff

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up, in which I link to articles and comment on them. Reason: On Criminal Justice and Executive Branch Power, Neil Gorsuch May Be More “Liberal” Than Merrick Garland, by Damon Root. Of course, Neil … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: Steve Austin, Introverts, Hillbilly Elegy, Gorsuch, Nuclear Option, Kim Jong Un

Time for my weekly Current Events Write-Up, in which I link to articles that I found interesting. It Really Sucks to be a Christian Right Now, by Steve Austin. This post was not what I expected.  I was expecting the … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Reclaiming Hope, by Michael Wear

Michael Wear.  Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House about the Future of Faith in America.  Nelson Books, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Michael Wear was a staffer in the Obama Administration.  The inside flap of … Continue reading

Posted in Political Philosophy, Politics, Religion

Articles: How Democrats Killed Their Populist Soul; Reading Little House as an Adult

I don’t feel like doing an extensive Current Events Write-Up today, so I will just link to two articles that I found interesting. The Atlantic: How Democrats Killed Their Populist Soul:In the 1970s, a new wave of post-Watergate liberals stopped … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Little House, Political Philosophy, Politics, Television

Book Write-Up: A Woman’s Guide to Spiritual Warfare

Quin Sherrer and Ruthanne Garlock.  A Woman’s Guide to Spiritual Warfare: How to Protect Your Home, Family and Friends from Spiritual Darkness.  Chosen Books, 2017.  See here to buy the book. This is a revised and updated edition of a … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: Taxes, Nat Hentoff, When We Rise, and Annette O’Toole

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up, in which I link to news articles and opinion pieces and comment on them. Townhall: The Stars of Sexist and Racist Hollywood Shine Bright Tonight, by Paul Jacob. I am glad that a … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Politics, Stephen King, Television, Uncategorized

Current Events Write-Up: Gorsuch, Disability Rights, Health Care, the Senate, Little House, the Big Bang Theory, Etc.

Time for a Current Events Write-Up. Neil Gorsuch Washington Post: Neil Gorsuch belongs to a notably liberal church — and would be the first Protestant on the Court in years, by Julie Zauzmer. I learned of this article from Steve … Continue reading

Posted in Big Bang Theory, Current Events, Health Care, Little House, Politics, Television

Current Events Write-Up: Travel Ban, Gorsuch, Mary Tyler Moore, and More

Time for another Current Events Write-Up, where I link to news and opinion pieces and comment on them. The Travel Ban I really didn’t want to write about the Travel Ban.  I feel a variety of emotions about it, and … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: The Trump Inauguration, and the First Days of the Trump Presidency

Time for another Current Events Write-Up, where I link to news and opinion pieces and comment on them!  As you might expect, the focus this week is on Trump: the inauguration and his first days in office. The Trump Inauguration … Continue reading

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