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Trump: President Herod

Know anyone who still thinks that Trump is (somehow) a Christian? Well, here’s something to tell them. Yet another child has died at the border—on Christmas Day. It was an eight-year-old boy who had committed no other crime that having been taken by his parents to another country in search of sanctuary. Let me repeat…

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A Rationalist’s Christmas…2018

From the Editor’s Desk… So it is now Christmas, celebrated by Christians and many non-Christians around the world. I am not quite certain what I think about Christmas. I was raised outside of any religious tradition. My parents were secularists and rationalists. But we were, I suppose, what you’d call “cultural Christians.” And that meant…

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Just To Remind Us…

photo by Photo by Lawrence Jackson image source …that once there was a good and faithful man in the White House, consider this photo of President Obama dancing with the group Fifth Harmony during the lighting of the National Christmas Tree in 2014. One of these days…decency will be back.   (Photo by Lawrence Jackson)…

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Little Drummer Boy/Peace On Earth

We very rarely offer non-political material on this site. But, since we are so close to the holidays, we are going to make an exception…which is not (paradoxically) really an exception…and share this video of a truly lovely song. It is Little Drummer Boy/Peace On Earth, as preformed (improbably enough) as a duet by Bing…

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Ben and Jerry’s Joins The Resistance

Image by: Dismas [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], from Wikimedia Commons   Here’s a delightful story and just in time for the holidays. Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream is one of those companies that proves that a business venture doesn’t have to be brutal and inhuman. The company has been on the forefront…

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Happy Holidays!

Greetings and happy holidays to everyone! If you celebrate this day, then Merry Christmas. If you do not, then may your holiday, whatever it is, be joyful. And may, somehow, we all get from Santa a special gift… Specifically, Trump out of the White House…and, if possible, on his way to jail.

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Beefeaters Strike (and it was all yellow)

So here’s an interesting wrinkle. The Beefeaters, the ceremonial guards at the Tower of London (and the world’s most famous Gin company mascots) are going on strike. And they’re adopting the Yellow Jacket emblem to do it. According to the APP, “Beefeater guards at the Tower of London switched their traditional red uniforms for yellow…

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How Universal Basic Income (UBI) in America would Work

In order to help put a floor on poverty in this country I believe use of a universal basic income would be one of the most effective tools.   It would be one of the only ways to help offset the increasing wealth gap and help ensure that everyone can afford life’s necessities.   As…

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“Don’t Rain On My Toupee”

Need a break from the relentless grind of Bad News about the Der Drumpf? Want a quick and satisfying laugh? Well, check out the parody song stylings of Sandy and Richard Riccardi.  For years, the talented couple has amused audiences with their comic, apolitical performances (check out their take on an annoying Christmas letter at…

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