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11 faith-based predictions for 2011

This blogger’s comments are in bold; you’re welcome to contribute. While expecting the cultural wars to once again heat up and polarize, maybe class warfare would more clearly define competing Christian beliefs. By Dan Gilgoff, CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor To … Continue reading

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Go with God, Aaron Pena

Rather than lead with Facebook unfriendings, and call out twitterups, the emphasis on your defection should be on your remark that the Democratic Party no longer reflects your values. Well, thank the Lord, you finally get it. The first step … Continue reading

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House District 47, meet your new representative-Lumpy Workman

Don’t get comfortable with your digs, pal, because in two years you’ll be gone from political sight like your cohorts, the Keels. We see you as an incompetent legislature who will fit in with the good ole white boy club … Continue reading

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The Wonder of It All

Tuesday, I had the wonderful experience that had been presented by someone, who I thought was a wonderful friend that working the polls would be a wonderful opportunity. I’m wondering what I did to make this person mad at me. … Continue reading

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More Puke From Pauken

So political hack and corporate shill Tom Pauken is disappointed that little ole Austin American-Statesman staff reporter Meghan Ashford-Grooms, and the pro-family and patriotic Back to Basic PAC would have the audacity to question the lies put forth by the … Continue reading

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Not the Sunshine State of My Love

After spending nearly two weeks in Florida and listening to that state’s political commercials, it’s time to acknowledge that the GOP has captured the framing battle by using a nation-wide unified consistent message regardless of each state’s particular issues. With … Continue reading

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Pass It On

Who’s the opposition and what they say is no big news. Same old same old for decades. This is a novel idea that could gain traction in Texas, especially in Austin. Share on Facebook

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Wankers

Seems that Brits have their knickers in a twist about the USA’s criticism of British Petroleum. Some of them claim that this “anti-British rhetoric” is causing a severe drop in the company’s stock and that no dividends will be paid … Continue reading

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Don’t mess with the Sisterhood

Many credit the nun’s statement on health reform for bringing over anti-abortion Democratic congresspeople to vote for passage. Well, they’re not done Though this is an issue that tea baggers should get behind, they’re lack of clear reasoning makes it … Continue reading

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Nuns, not Bishops, Drive Social Renewal and Reducing Abortions

Aside from a strained relationship with my eighth grade teacher, Sister John Michael, the nuns in my life provided wonderful guidance, and a few kept me from getting into very serious trouble. Sometimes, they have been ahead of the curve … Continue reading

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