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What Would Jesus Do?

By Ray Dickerson – Guest Writer What would Jesus do, you ask? All we have to go by are the scriptures found in the Bible to understand the answer. If any subject were important enough, it would have been included as a witness to his legacy. If someone calls themselves a “follower of Christ”, it…

Legalized Marijuana: Only 38 More States To Go

“Colorado, Washington approve recreational marijuana use.” – That’s A Fact, Jack So, last night, voters in Colorado and Washington approved measures to allow adults to use marijuana for any purpose. Yes, the slow-growing acceptance of marijuana use creeps ahead as more people realize that the dangers put forth by the anti-marijuana propaganda machines are pretty…

Georgia Rep. Paul Broun’s Ignorance

An Embarrassment to the Collective of Human Intelligence “Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.” – Gustave Flaubert  Well, just when you thought it was safe to read the news, another member of the denizens of douchebaggery rears their ugly head (metaphorically speaking) and vomits out another putrid,…

Lies, Hypocrisy and Bigotry in These United States

“I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.” – Stephen Fry You hear the word Freedom thrown around a lot. But what about the concept, as my friend RJ Evans says, of “Freedom and Liberty For All?” It’s a mighty phrase, and it…

The Difference Between “Divine Punishment” and “Shit Happens”

“What a WEEK I’m having!” – Walter Kornbluth It’s been a rough week, comparatively. I use ‘comparatively’ because there’s always others who are having even shittier weeks. Some are outright catastrophic. However, as far as my weeks generally go, the last seven days have not been particularly good ones. Between unforeseen legal fees, a major car repair, a minor…

Fundamentalist Pastor Writes Homophobic Op Ed Piece

I replied to the editor, but my response wasn’t published. So here it is. “If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.” – Benjamin Franklin I’ve written previously on how bigotry is alive and well in the town where I reside,…