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The Book I Wish I Wrote – A Review of Jesus and John Wayne

Jesus and John Wayne by Kristin Kobes Du Mez, a professor of history and gender at Calvin University in Michigan, was a project born of the question: How was Donald Trump, the seeming antithesis to Christian social ethics embodied, able to capture the hearts (and votes) of an overwhelming majority of conservative evangelicals in 2016?… Continue reading The Book I Wish I Wrote – A Review of Jesus and John Wayne

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Please Stop Using the Military as Your Trump Card

The most exciting news piece of the week has come in the form of an article published yesterday in The Atlantic. In it, anonymous sources describe many offensive remarks Trump has made over the last few years that show an extreme disrespect towards the military. In response to this article, White House officials have been… Continue reading Please Stop Using the Military as Your Trump Card

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100 Years of Women’s Equality…?

Today is August 26, 2020, Women's Equality Day*, the centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment. "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex." Amazing that this sentence could be so controversial. Amazing that, even today,… Continue reading 100 Years of Women’s Equality…?

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Thoughts on Service Members and Food Stamps

Taken from an old Facebook post. The news that the White House is against service members using food assistance programs is INFURIATING. Why is it ok that military service members are paid so little they even need SNAP or WIC to feed their families IN THE FIRST PLACE? And now you're trying to take that… Continue reading Thoughts on Service Members and Food Stamps