Linda Harvey is a woman on a mission.Through her organization Mission: America, she takes up the standard torch of the far right, bashing the triumvirate of evil: gays, Planned Parenthood and Muslims. On her weekly talk show, she recently lamented that acceptance of gay people seems to be widespread despite her efforts to paint us […]
If you really want to discuss difficult issues at the Thanksgiving table, the best approach is to start by listening. And avoid the eye roll! And don’t read my instructions on how to give the perfect eye roll. Seriously. Don’t learn how to roll your eyes like an expert.
As we honor the memory of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., I think we should never forget that he was a reluctant leader of the civil rights movement. His true calling was as a pastor. And every year on this day, I’m inspired by all of the MLK-quote memes shared on Facebook to dive deep into his wisdom and read a few of his sermons.
Since the 1980s, self-described “Christians” decided that they needed to impose a socially conservative agenda on the rest of society in complete rejection of the First Amendment’s insistence on separate of church and state. These “Christians” have also substituted the teachings of Jesus for the writings of Adam Smith. But it doesn’t need to be like […]