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original mavericks… apologies to Brett and Bart

Share the post “original mavericks… apologies to Brett and Bart” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Man I haven’t heard so much about Maverick since I was a kid. It seems like any day I expect to see John McCain dressed as Brett Maverick and Sarah Palin as Bart Maverick with six shooters. I go back to my post several days ago about how rightwing organizations attempt to hijack a…

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different communities: similarities in organizing

Share the post “different communities: similarities in organizing” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint I can’t help but notice the similarity of the tone and demeanor of the speakers at last week’s National Republican convention to opponents of full inclusion and welcoming of LGBT people in the mainstream Christian churches. As I read press coverage, I thought, “Wow, I have heard those arguments before!” It’s from the same playbook. Almost…

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email from Wasilla

Share the post “email from Wasilla” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Sarah Palin is perhaps the most dangerous person to run for Vice President ever. She is an ultra-conservative, Pentecostal right wing candidate who would wipe out rights for many Americans if given the power to do so. Her stands on women’s and LGBT issues is chilling. Although I don’t think people vote for a candidate because of the…

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a symphony and not a speech

Share the post “a symphony and not a speech” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint This morning I have been reading the press surrounding Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention. It is so, so positive and affirming. One columnist equated it to a symphony rather than a speech. I missed the speech last night and read it this morning. It is truly one of the best speeches…

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don’t take democracy for granted

Share the post “don’t take democracy for granted” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Happy Independence Day! As we celebrate this patriotic holiday, I want to remind you not to take democracy for granted. This fall’s election is one where we will chose to move forward in unity or continue a path of division. The choice is evident. Watch the video below to see how grassroots involvement is working to…

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