You Aren’t Exceptional

By not actively speaking out I am complicit, even a co-conspirator, in acts of terrorism like the Oklahoma City Bombing or the criminality of the Bundy Standoff.

This is the power of shame

Living with shame isn't like living in darkness. It's staring into the sun; forever corrupting our ability to accurately perceive our significance and contributions to the world around us. 

Christians in name only

If we are truly a christian nation - as evangelical fundamentalist CINO's wistfully believe - then christians should man up, have actual faith and own the opportunity to show people around the world how loving and compassionate the christian faith can be. However, in the 2016 election I learned American CINOs don't vote for morality, acceptance, peace or... Continue Reading →

Who is a bigger hypocrite?

Not sure who's a bigger hypocrite: you or me. I'm pro-choice because I don't think your religious morality should trump science or be forced onto another person in a free and secular society. However, watching you waddle your pregnant ass from the convenience store counter to your car with your carton of cigarettes and a case... Continue Reading →

The State of Pox: Sexuality, Shame and Dogma

Recently, I went down the rabbit hole and left needing a shower to wash off the filth. I find this particular movement so disgusting and disturbing I have to keep coming back to this post to finish it. The topic makes me angry and I am using this post to speak out about it. As... Continue Reading →

What is Truth?

The great name of theist is the only one that should be borne; the only book that should  be read is the great book of nature - Voltaire I did not say this. I wish I had. This is one of the many truths the Dominican Nuns at Ohio Dominican University taught me: truth is... Continue Reading →

An Angry Patriot: I’m a damn proud Yankee or why we should burn Atlanta again

I'm an educated, elitist, liberal, progressive, secular Yankee. And I am damn proud of it. My heroes are other Yankees like Teddy Roosevelt, Ben Franklin, Rudy Giulani, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Sam Clemens, Walt Whitman and Jon Stewart. I'm tired of GOP politicians and revisionists of southern history denigrating my rich heritage. Yankees fought to preserve the Union... Continue Reading →

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