Category Archives: 2) Politics

Blogs about if government can actually help its citizens, or if it only hurts its citizens, and the silly people who seem only to be able to see things in black and white while living in a world that is filled with shades of grey.

The Reason I Love “Flat-Earthers”

You’ve heard of these people. right?  They’re the ones who believe that the earth is actually flat, and that attempts to make it look like our planet is a sphere are actually the results of a vast international conspiracy. They’re … Continue reading

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What The Muslims Taught Me About Jesus

Two days ago, someone vandalized The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro… A Mosque in a town not far from where I live in Nashville, Tennessee. They spray painted the words “Fuck Allah” multiple places, spelled out those same words in bacon, and … Continue reading

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Hey White People: Remember When We Briefly Cared About Philando Castile’s Life?

“This is NOT okay.” ~ That’s the kind of stuff we would say as we shared the video footage police released a few days after the Not Guilty verdict was announced. When the verdict was initially handed down, there wasn’t … Continue reading

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I Don’t Hate Donald Trump

I don’t. Okay yes, I sometimes fantasize about getting close enough to him to tell him to his face that I believe he could very well be America’s single worst citizen. And sure, I would pay just about all the … Continue reading

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Here’s The Reason “christians” Support Donald Trump…

But before I get into the “why,” I want to specify that–in all honestly–I don’t consider these people to be Christians. So if you’re reading this and that’s you, I don’t know what to tell you. I’m not trying to … Continue reading

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The N-word, and A Friendly Pat On The Butt

Not too long ago, I was added to a Facebook group where Christians discuss politics. I’m not sure who added me to the group–they probably thought it was a good fit, seeings how I wrote about Jesus & Politics and … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn About People In Restaurants and Costco Parking Lots

I’m a server at a restaurant. And as a server, I am completely dependent on the goodness of strangers in order to make money. Nobody is forced to leave a tip after their meal… Not even large parties where the … Continue reading

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Divinity School Drama, and Questioning Diversity’s Moral Goodness

You might not have woken up today and thought to yourself, “I wonder what’s going on in the Duke Divinity School.” Welp, too bad… Because I’m going to tell you. Here it is: Drama–That’s what… Divinity School Drama. So first I’m going … Continue reading

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Tell Governor Haslam To Protect Tennessee’s LGBTQ Citizens

Here’s the thing: The Legislative process can be confusing. And a lot of the time, this is on purpose. The confusion is intentional. Take for example SB 1085… “SB” stands for “Senate Bill” (as opposed to HB 1111, which is … Continue reading

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The Story Of How A Woman’s Right To Vote Came Through Nashville–A Story Of Hope

Last night I sat in my driveway with tears in my eyes, and I listened to the end of a story on NPR (specifically a story on RadioLab titled “One Vote”). You ever hear a story that is SO AMAZING that … Continue reading

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