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Comment by Bertold Brautigan on December 9, 2016 at 10:41am

I didn't know that about Winco - makes me like them better.

Comment by Idaho Spud on December 9, 2016 at 10:35am

I stopped supporting any church years ago, when I saw that they did more harm than good.  I found-out the "salvation" Army were anti-gay a couple of years ago, and that just added to my being against them.

One of the main reasons I shop at WinCo is they do not allow The "salvation" Army to harass us on WinCo property.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on December 9, 2016 at 8:35am

Salvation Army: Anti-Gay Christian Church Not Worthy of Support

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on December 2, 2016 at 10:46pm

Talk about cognitive dissonance -"a gay midwest blue-eyed blond convert to Islam"!

That Pierce quote seems apt, excepting that "destructive policies" is a couple of orders of magnitude of an understatement.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on December 2, 2016 at 3:53pm

The usually at least soemwhat ebullient Charles Pierce wrapped up one of today's blogs with this cheery thought:

The only true resistance to whatever comes next is sadly confined to a civic and political imagination that has grown stunted and crippled, and a commitment to truth and to political involvement that long ago surrendered to distraction, flash, and meaningless intellectual junk food. The democratic muscles needed for pushback have atrophied almost to the point of uselessness, and that's alright because the institutions through which those muscles could be used are shells of themselves. Get ready for four (or eight) years of empty spectacle in the service of destructive policies that the president-elect doesn't care enough to understand.

Comment by Loren Miller on December 2, 2016 at 2:12pm

If Bill Donohue wants to trade punches with Dan Barker and Annie Laurie, he's going to wish he hadn't.  I know them both, and they are lovely people, decent and polite ... and They Don't Back Down from ANYONE.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on December 2, 2016 at 12:46pm
Comment by Bertold Brautigan on December 2, 2016 at 12:34pm

Loren - terrifying is the word. And if you want to see something even more terrifying, get a load of what Steve Bannon said a couple of years back in a speech to the Vatican:

And as president of the advisory board of the Human Dignity Institute, he [Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke] was also in charge when none other than President-elect Donald Trump confidant and chief strategist Steve Bannon gave a speech at the Vatican in 2014, during which he warned the church to stick to its conservative ideals or face apocalyptic repercussions. “We’re at the very beginning stages of a very brutal and bloody conflict, of which if the people in this room, the people in the church, do not bind together and really form what I feel is an aspect of the church militant, to really be able to not just stand with our beliefs, but to fight for our beliefs against this new barbarity that’s starting, that will completely eradicate everything that we’ve been bequeathed over the last 2,000, 2,500 years,” Bannon said in his address.

I posted this last week, but I don't remember exactly where.

Comment by Loren Miller on December 2, 2016 at 12:00pm

Bertold, the bill you've alluded to in your last post is – and this is not a word I use often or casually – terrifying.  It could effectively walk the social gains of the last half-century back to null with the stroke of a pen.

My only hope is, if that foolish thing becomes law, that there can be a sufficient civil reaction to it to cause those in power to at least rethink their actions.  Sadly, those currently in power mostly don't have the thoughtfulness to rethink much of anything.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on December 2, 2016 at 11:49am

Neighbors Troll Mike Pence With Rainbow Flags

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