Tag Archives: war

Required reading for Memorial Day 2017

“What we’ve been undergoing to a large extent is a form of psychological abuse, actually, by very narcissistic, hegemonic governments and officials for a very long time. It’s a form of gaslighting where actually our own faith in our ability … Continue reading

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Are we helping the people who destroyed the Twin Towers?

“Yes, that’s right, the people we have been helping are not Liberal Democrats or Girl Guides or Quakers. No, they are the same movement which destroyed Manhattan’s Twin Towers.” ~ Peter Hitchens “The United States has a troubled relationship with … Continue reading

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America: The Seduction of Wealth and the Threat of Violence

I was reading Koester’s brief commentary on Revelation this morning and, again, I came across a passage that accurately describes the nation and culture in which I, as an American Christian, live: “John sought to startle his readers into a … Continue reading

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Christians, Trump, and the Devil

Too many people who call themselves “Christians” have sold their eternal souls for a mess of American pottage. Supporting Donald Trump is only one symptom of their eternally fatal disease… Continue reading

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Patriot Day sales? Why not? We have Memorial Day sales

On Patriot Day we remember the nearly 3,000 people who died on September 11, 2001. On Memorial Day we remember the 1.1 million people who have died in America’s wars. On Patriot Day no sales or barbecues are allowed. On … Continue reading

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The American Flag: Embodiment of a bloodthirsty totem god

The American Flag: Embodiment of a bloodthirsty totem god American patriotism is a civil religion organized around a sacred flag, whose followers engage in periodic blood sacrifice of their own children to unify the group. The flag symbolizes the sacrificed … Continue reading

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The Wreaths Across America Scam

The Wreaths Across America Scam My newsfeed was filled with articles about Wreaths Across America today, and I wondered why. I commented on a few of the articles, which were posted by various local news channels around the nation, saying: … Continue reading

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