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jamesdobsondoesntspeakforme.com

Share the post “jamesdobsondoesntspeakforme.com” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Last week James Dobson of Focus on the Family attacked Barack Obama on his understanding of the Bible on his weekly radio broadcast. Why did Dobson launch such a vehement attack? Polls show that the far right is quickly losing their power base. One of the primary reasons is that Obama is freely talking about his Christian faith and other…

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The internet and the 2008 election

Share the post “The internet and the 2008 election” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint I have been a subscriber and an avid reader of reports from the Pew Internet and American Life Project. Here’s a snippet from their web site that will give you an idea of who they are and what they do. “The Pew Research Center, a nonprofit “fact tank” provides information on the issues, attitudes, and…

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LGBT Ohio… Vote for Obama!

Share the post “LGBT Ohio… Vote for Obama!” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Here are some simple facts showing why I support Barack Obama… … sponsored legislation in Illinois that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.… scored 89 out of 100% in the 2006 HRC scorecard.… co-sponsored legislation to expand federal hate crimes laws to include crimes perpetrated because of sexual orientation and gender identity.… supports…

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Barack Obama for President

Share the post “Barack Obama for President” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint I feel like I am behind the times in choosing a Presidential candidate to support. Super Tuesday has come and gone, and Ohio’s primary is approaching in early March. I have really been up in the air on who to support. So, I decided to objectively look at the candidates and make a personal choice. Isn’t it…

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Senator Larry Craig busted on podcast

Share the post “Senator Larry Craig busted on podcast” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Each week I download group of pod casts that I listen to on my drive to and from work. It’s an interesting mix of NPR, bear, gay and comedy pod casts. I love the spontaneity of these pod casts. Some are not of the best quality but are entertaining. Feast of Fools, billed as the…

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The Midterm Midtacular

Share the post “The Midterm Midtacular” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint The Midterm Midtacular, as Jon Stewart refers to the 2006 midterm election, is finally over. I think the results clearly show that Ohio and America are in support of true family values. You heard it in Sherrod Brown’s victory speech. Ohioans are tired of the politics of fear and smear but ready to embrace progressive politics for the…

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Vote Today!

Share the post “Vote Today!” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Please vote today. Vote to restore the government of Ohio to ALL the people in the state. Vote for equality of all people, races, incomes and orientations. Vote for fairness, concern for the unemployed, the poor and the disadvantaged. Vote against bigotry and greed. Ask yourself where the candidate stands on these principles before you cast your ballot. Share…

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Sherrod Brown on Faithful Democrats

Share the post “Sherrod Brown on Faithful Democrats” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Election Day is tomorrow. It appears that Ted Strickland will be our next Governor. Sherrod Brown is leading in the polls, but the race looks close. I think he will pull it off. There are many reasons to support Sherrod Brown. Morality and family values are tossed around by most candidates, usually those with those qualities…

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Uplifting and Supportive Pastoral Letter

Share the post “Uplifting and Supportive Pastoral Letter” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Bishop Paul Stumme-Diers of the Greater Milwaukee Synod, has written a pastoral letter amplifying the decision of the synod to oppose the proposed constitutional amendment defining marriage that is before voters in Wisconsin. The text of that letter is reproduced below. It’s refreshing to see a person of this stature in the ELCA take this dramatic…

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