God’s Downton Abbey: The Cheney Feud

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It takes a lot to get me to feel anything remotely empathetic for former Vice President Dick Cheney. But even my wicked heart winces over the public feuding between his daughters, Liz and Mary Cheney. Perhaps you have read the comments Cheney made about his daughters’ very public feud over same-sex marriage: “This is an issue we [Read More...]

Flushing the Progressive Pin

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I’ll confess it right up front: I have passed menopause and moved headlong into the crotchety stage of life. I’m a journalist who can barely stand to read the daily headlines. I’m a progressive who yearns for some of the ways of yesteryear. I support the legal right of gays to marry, but by the [Read More...]

SBC: The One True Church of the Heterosexual God

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I was raised up in the South, home of the One True Church of the Heterosexual God. The Southern Baptist Church.  From the time I was saved I believed all other churches fell short of the Glory of God. I’m not exactly sure why I believed that. Maybe it’s because of the way the Baptist poked [Read More...]