This is why she is popular (and right). (via The Other 98 @Other98 )
The nerve of this woman, suggesting that the Congress behave as if they were NOT more deserving of basic needs and income and life comforts than the people they represent! The very idea!
Re: this previously highlighted quote: “imagine what the cultural expression of climate change denial and avoidance does to compound the depression, anxiety, and grief! ” — Margaret Swedish in New Creation News https://buff.ly/2QGWyZx (re: the grief such as that written about in https://www.nbcnews.com/health/mental-health/climate-grief-growing-emotional-toll-climate-change-n946751 Imagine what the church’s silence on this, even in so-called “Progressive” denominations and church communities, does to Continue Reading
I probably linked to this a couple weeks ago (Christmas week), but can’t remember. But just in case, here it is again: https://www.nbcnews.com/…/climate-grief-growing-emotional-t… HT to Margaret Swedish for the reminder in her post this morning ) ‘Climate grief’: The growing emotional toll of climate change Extreme weather and dire climate reports are intensifying the mental health effects of global warming: depression and resignation about Continue Reading
This “imagine what the cultural expression of climate change denial and avoidance does to compound the depression, anxiety, and grief! ” — Margaret Swedish in New Creation News 12 days into 2019, where do things stand? [Okay, I should have announced that I would be taking a few weeks off from this blog, and I hope you haven’t missed me too much. Continue Reading
“…our restoration/reorientation through worship has tended to leave out an important, indeed crucial, relationship. We are reoriented to God, self, and the human community, but often we have experienced that reorientation without a self-conscious reorientation of our relationship with the rest of creation, which is the matrix in which we live and move and have our being. We are a Continue Reading
Indeed it is. Jimmy Carter: The U.S. Is an “Oligarchy With Unlimited Political Bribery” According to the former president, Americans are now experiencing “a complete subversion of our political system as a payoff to major contributors.” theintercept.com
In The New York Times Opinion Section, Paul Krugman writes of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s tax rate proposal, “America used to have very high tax rates on the rich — higher even than those AOC is proposing — and did just fine. Since then tax rates have come way down, and if anything the economy has done less well.”
“For all its inspiration, for all the lives it has changed, the Bible is undeniably problematic. Put in the hands of egocentric, unloving, or power-hungry people or those who have never learned how to read spiritually inspired literature, it is almost always a disaster.” — Richard Rohr And: “Just as the Bible takes us through many stages of consciousness and history, Continue Reading
Says the man who wrote “The Book of Virtues”, William Bennett. He says “Play ball” with the Republicans. Now that’s “Virtue”; play ball, morality and virtue takes a back seat to that loyalty. Nice.