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October 28, 2015
Voting Against Their Interests: GOP & Climate Change
This is the first of a series of articles about how Republicans convince its base...
July 23, 2015
Blessed are the Peacemakers: A Deal with Iran
Last week President Barack Obama delivered what could become the most significant foreign policy victory...
May 14, 2015
Changing Indiana: How RFRA got fixed
The last time I wrote about religious liberty for this blog, I had been inspired to do...
March 05, 2013
Core message: 750,000 jobs lost is not "a pittance." How powerful leaders treat ordinary people...
November 09, 2012
Politicians Ignore The Working Poor At Their Peril
Democrats have been convinced they should not make any mention of the poor--instead focusing exclusively...
November 07, 2012
Why Romney Lost, & How Dems Can Keep Winning: Part 1
Obama won because Republican values are just anathema to most Americans. But he also won...
November 04, 2012
Would Jesus Vote?
I saw a headline here at Faithful Democrats the other day that asked, “Who Would...
October 22, 2012
Buttprints in the Sand: Christians & The Role of Government
I adapted the more famous version of this poem for a sermon a few years...
September 19, 2012
Damning Video Contrasts Romney’s Comments to Funders vs Pastors
If a picture is worth a thousand words, this video is worth even more. The...
September 04, 2012
If You Are Truly Pro-Life, You’d Vote Democrat
If you feel like “Life” is the sole issue Christians should vote on, I don’t...
August 29, 2012
Ryan: Ivan the Terrible or Good Shepherd?
Paul Ryan’s discipleship of this atheist’s teachings shaped his belief in a form of distorted...
August 24, 2012
Scripture Guide, Part 6: The Blessedness of the Poor and Our Responsibility to Them
The Bible is quite clear and unambiguous about our responsibility to the poor. The question...
August 23, 2012
Scripture Guide, Part 5: The Sin of Helping the Rich at the Expense of the Poor
Indeed, the Republican rhetoric to support tax cuts completely undermines any idea that the money...
August 22, 2012
Scripture Guide, Part 4: On Corruption and the Exploitation of Workers
Time and again the Bible makes clear that what God demands and takes pleasure in...
August 20, 2012
Scripture Guide, Part 2: The Responsibility of the Nation and Its Government to “the Least of These”
The Bible has a lot to say about economic policy and the responsibility of government...
August 19, 2012
A Guide to Scripture, Politics, & the Budget–Part 1
Republicans are still trying to have it both ways--claiming the mantel of faith and citing...
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