Category Archives: Politics

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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