Politics, Economics, and Religion


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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James Howard Kunstler: The Coming Economy Of "Less"

Started by Joan Denoo yesterday. 0 Replies

James Howard Kunstler: The Coming Economy Of "Less"3:40 "I think what is really going on, what's sort of behind the insanity of this, is the very…Continue

Tags: rational, analysis, herd-emotion, mendacity, America

Mueller gathers evidence that 2017 Seychelles meeting was effort to establish back channel to Kremlin (Washington Post)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Mar 8. 6 Replies

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has gathered evidence that a secret meeting in Seychelles just before the inauguration of Donald Trump was an effort to establish a back channel between the incoming administration and the Kremlin — apparently…Continue

Tags: Seychelles, meeting, Putin, Russia, collusion

Amazon is taking over the world

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 1. 5 Replies

Taking over the world of commerce isn't just about economics. It's also control of ideas.Amazon…Continue

Tags: Amazon, monopoly

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Comment by Grinning Cat on June 13, 2017 at 3:24pm

And now Senate Republicans are finishing their draft healthcare bill, but will keep it secret from Democrats and the public until hours before the vote!


5calls.org is suggesting that we demand that Democratic senators withhold unanimous consent for routine procedures, and shut down the Senate until a public hearing is scheduled. (For Republican senators, we can simply demand a public hearing.)


BTW, there are LOTS of updates on current issues in the group Writing to Congress, mainly thanks to Ruth.

Comment by Grinning Cat on June 9, 2017 at 11:07pm

Mitch McConnell: “Go back to watching the Comey-Trump-Russia circus. We have everything else under control!” (with AHCA as the Grim Reaper)

Comment by Grinning Cat on June 9, 2017 at 9:32pm

Bringing together politics, economics, and explicit religion for a change -- a detail, truer than ever, from the Bizarro cartoon "My god ate my homework":

“How a Bill Becomes a Law” poster: (factory spewing pollution from smokestacks) + (oil well spewing oil) + (bill, i.e. paper money) = (Capitol building)

Comment by Grinning Cat on June 8, 2017 at 1:33pm

BTW, this rings true for our current Republican administration:


Comment by tom sarbeck on June 2, 2017 at 6:37pm
Aw, Loren, he's pandering. He wants to be re-elected. That's evidence of either insanity or inability to do any kind of work.
Comment by Loren Miller on June 2, 2017 at 6:24pm

Damn.  Bertold, that "prayer patrol" business is bluntly INSANE.

Comment by tom sarbeck on June 2, 2017 at 5:17pm
Aw, the guv is trying to keep spending down. Let the praying fail and then see what the guy does.
Comment by Bertold Brautigan on June 2, 2017 at 3:39pm

Brought to you by the Give Me a Fucking Break Department:

Comment by tom sarbeck on May 28, 2017 at 3:16am
Ruth, knowing the past might help us predict the future, or might not.

Or, knowing that Bernie did not accept a bribe last month (Who really knows?) might, or might not, help us predict whether he will accept a bribe next month.

Welcome to politics--as it is, not as you want it.
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on May 27, 2017 at 6:20pm

Really, tom. The possibility of honesty in US politics is providing cover? Bernie's lifetime of public service speaks for itself.


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