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Politics, Economics, and Religion

Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.  

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What is the purpose of life?

An eternal question, what is the purpose of life?, occupied philosophers’ thoughts throughout history. Stone pictographs reveal even primitive peoples reflected on this query. Each one has the capacity to define his or her personal thinking about politics, economics and religion.

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'Trump's Katrina?' No, it's much worse (Juliette Kayyem - CNN)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Oct 2. 5 Replies

It is a difficult task to turn the memory of Hurricane Katrina into a quaint story of well-meaning government actors unable to save a city from destruction. President Donald Trump managed to do that on Saturday morning when he essentially blamed…Continue

Tags: Juliette Kayyem, CNN, tragedy, Puerto Rico, Donald Trump

Trump, America's First White President

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat Sep 30. 1 Reply

[reposting from the group "Conversations on Race, Ethnicity, and Culture", which will be was cleared and closed October 1.]Trump, America's first white presidentSo writes…Continue

Tags: race, racism, systemic racism, endemic racism, class

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Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 2, 2017 at 9:25pm

You're a few decades late on that, Daniel.

AKA The Church of Bob

Comment by Daniel W on February 2, 2017 at 8:41pm

The Nation.  Leaked draft of Freedom of Religion Executive Order.  Maybe it's leaked as a trial balloon?  What if your religion says you have to have lots of sex, smoke pot, and swear like a sailor?  I want to start that church.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 2, 2017 at 8:24pm

We Know How This Ends
The White House is once again tolerant of white supremacy.

[Esquire]

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 2, 2017 at 5:15pm

With Nazis in charge, the assumption is that Nazis won't act like terrorists any more. Because they've won. There's no thought that some might  be disillusioned by the current administration.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 2, 2017 at 3:34pm

Ran into an excellent podcast called Pod Save America - supposedly by former Obama staffers.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 2, 2017 at 10:03am

Arbeit macht frei.

Comment by Grinning Cat on February 2, 2017 at 8:58am

Haven't you heard? White supremacists, a.k.a. the "alt-right", are the good guys now! They've always been the good guys. We have always been at war against Islam. War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on February 2, 2017 at 8:19am

Here's a nice touch:

Trump to Focus Counter-Extremism Program Solely on Islam

[The Daily Beast]

The White House has decided to revamp the U.S. counter-extremism program to focus solely on Islamist extremism, according to Reuters.  . . . The program will no longer target any other groups, including white supremacists who have carried out shootings and bombings in the United States. Instead, the program, now called “Countering Violent Extremism,” will be changed to “Countering Islamic Extremism” or “Countering Radical Islamic Extremism.” The change is consistent with President Trump’s rhetoric during the 2016 campaign and in his first two weeks as commander in chief.

Comment by Grinning Cat on February 1, 2017 at 12:17pm

Capitol Switchboard:

Senate 202-224-3121; House 202-225-3121.

They'll connect you to your members of Congress. (Better: look up their state/district offices at senate.gov and house.gov.)

All of them, from idealists who care about doing good to the ones who care only about money and power, want to stay in office; they all want to be reelected. To do that they have to at least pretend to be responsive to their constituents.

They notice when hundreds or thousands of people call to register our "votes" on issues; each person who calls is representing many more who don't.

Senator Jeff Merkley on Twitter: "Oregonians are calling me at 10x usual volume- registering great distress with Trump’s policies. I hear you. We must and will #resist!"

Comment by Grinning Cat on February 1, 2017 at 12:09pm

Dems must change from being just a party, to being a movement.  But not a bowel movement.  That's the other party.

No shit!

All the Republicans falling in line behind tRump demonstrates the truth of that! They've truly become the party of evil and -- especially in pushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act without having a reasonable replacement [such as civilized countries' universal single-payer systems!] -- the party of death.

 
 
 

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