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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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Are Republicans quashing protest in order to establish a police state?

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat 13 hours ago. 2 Replies

A dangerous and disturbing trend:Republican lawmakers at the state level—often with the backing of police unions ... in at least 11 states ... have either introduced or threatened to introduce bills that make it more dangerous or costly to attend…Continue

Tags: authoritarianism, totalitarianism, police state, Republican Party, GOP

Things to thank the current Republican president* for

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Grinning Cat yesterday. 4 Replies

[Written by Susan Keller; shared more than 29,000 30,000 times on Facebook.]I can't believe I'm saying this, but it looks like Trump is actually making…Continue

Tags: president, 45, education, subscriptions, journalism

GET READY FOR THE FIRST SHOCKS OF TRUMP’S DISASTER CAPITALISM Naomi Klein January 24 2017

Started by Joan Denoo on Thursday. 0 Replies

WE ALREADY KNOW that the Trump administration plans to deregulate markets, wage all-out war on “radical Islamic terrorism,” trash climate science and unleash a fossil-fuel frenzy. It’s a vision that can be counted on to generate a tsunami of crises…Continue

Poverty Has Always Accompanied Capitalism

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Grinning Cat 14 hours ago. 18 Replies

Capitalism usually overthrew its predecessor system (often feudalism, sometimes slavery or still others) violently and accompanied by slogans of "freedom" as in the French revolution's "liberte, egalite, fraternite" or Lincoln's "Emancipation…Continue

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Comment by Grinning Cat on February 7, 2017 at 10:00pm

(For now... his nomination of ultraconservative Neil Gorsuch to Merrick Garland's stolen Supreme Court seat isn't the end of his trying to stack the courts!)

Comment by Loren Miller on February 6, 2017 at 10:37am

Couldn't resist:

Comment by Daniel W on February 6, 2017 at 10:16am

Comment by Loren Miller on February 6, 2017 at 10:15am

Ohhhhhh, GOODIE!  That may wind up being my next most favorite gadget after the Church Sign Generator!!!

Comment by Daniel W on February 6, 2017 at 10:05am

Whew!  Took me about 30 minutes to figure out how to use this Executive Order generator.  Still don't know how I did it.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 5, 2017 at 5:24pm

US citizens who'd like an easy way to email their senators to object to "Fascism Forever Club" Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination, look here.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 5, 2017 at 3:21pm

Daniel, thanks for the Religious Executive Order leaked draft, which is truly horrible, and obviously unconstitutional. doesn't that deserve a forum post? It's really important.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 5, 2017 at 2:56pm

Denier-in-Chief excels at alienating US allies, such as Germany.

German magazine defends cover showing Trump beheading Statue of Lib...

Thanks for the Esquire link, Bertold.

Comment by Gary S on February 3, 2017 at 8:21pm

Bertold I like that picture!

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

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

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