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.

Praying For The End Of The World, “Not Wanting To Get Political,” and Other Christian Nonsense

Have you ever hear someone say, “Jesus, come quickly”? It’s usually something Christians say when things feel particularly crazy or disordered or hopeless. The thought is that things are so messed up, and our only hope of getting them sorted … Continue reading

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For The Christians Upset About The Super Bowl Halftime Show…

I know, I know… There was a lot of skin during the halftime show. A lot of belly dancing. A lot of booty shaking. A lot of hips not lying. A lot of gyrating and pole dancing. And yes, we … Continue reading

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Trump Lied About There Being “No Casualties.” Then He Dismissed Traumatic Brain Injuries As “Headaches”

After Donald Trump ordered the assassination of Iran’s Qasem Soleimani with a drone strike, Iran responded by firing 22 missiles as U.S. military bases in Iraq. Usually, a country firing missiles at our military bases would be pretty giant news… … Continue reading

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Here’s How To Tell If Your Church Is Trash

I heard a song today. It gave me hope — Which is something that seems to be increasingly rare these days… ESPECIALLY songs that have anything to do with Jesus or the Church or Christianity. But it happened, and I’m … Continue reading

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5 Analogies To Explain Trump’s Iran Mess

Yesterday the moron who is currently the president of the United States of America stood in front of a microphone, and he slurred and sniffed his way through a rambling mess of a speech about Iran… 58 times. He sniffed … Continue reading

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Impeachment, For Those Of You Who Might Be A Little Confused

So listen… I realize there are a lot of folks out there who are confused about what is going on right now with this whole impeachment thing. And tonight, while I was attempting to explain the facts behind the impeachment … Continue reading

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The Bat-Shit Crazy, Theocratic Man Running For Mayor Of Grand Rapids

I grew up in Michigan. West Michigan, to be more precise. I spent my youth in a sheltered, idyllic little tourist beach town on the shore of Lake Michigan, and when it was time for college, I didn’t go too … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Subtle Sexism of Team Sports Names

“Do you go to a doctor? Or a LADY doctor…” “Did you get pulled over by a police officer? Or by a LADY police officer…” “Does your church have a pastor? Or a LADY pastor…” Imagine if asking questions like … Continue reading

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ICE Tried To Arrest An Immigrant Family. Their Neighbors Made A Human Chain To Protect Them…

Today, in a the Tennessee town of Hermitage (a suburb of Nashville), Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) attempted to arrest and detain an immigrant man who was with his son. The man KNEW HIS RIGHTS, and did not allow the … Continue reading

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The Deep Racism Of Trump’s “Go Back” Comment, and How It’s As American As Apple Pie

Most of us have heard by now that the President of the United States has gone FULL RACIST this weekend. To the absolute delight of white supremacists everywhere, Donald Trump suggested that U.S Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar … Continue reading

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