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Politics, Economics, and Religion

Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.  

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What is the purpose of life?

An eternal question, what is the purpose of life?, occupied philosophers’ thoughts throughout history. Stone pictographs reveal even primitive peoples reflected on this query. Each one has the capacity to define his or her personal thinking about politics, economics and religion.

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Capitalism's Boom and Bust

Started by Joan Denoo on Wednesday. 0 Replies

For the past 40 years, we have seen the erosion of safety nets for small business and wage workers. Income Gap between wealthy and poor grows, exponentially now.…Continue

Tags: wealth, poverty, bubble, WinCo, Walmart

It's Finally Official - Pope Francis Demotes Highest-Ranking US Cardinal Over LGBT Issues (Daily Kos)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Idaho Spud on Monday. 23 Replies

It's been in the news. Now it has been confirmed. As of this past weekend, Raymond Leo Burke, America's highest-ranking cardinal at the Vatican, was officially removed from the Vatican's Supreme Court, and demoted to chaplain of the Knights of…Continue

Tags: cardinal, Raymond Leo Burke, LGBT, homosexuality, Pope Francis

The Obama Opposition (Charles M. Blow, NY Times)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Nov 11. 8 Replies

The president came to Washington thinking he could change Washington, make it better, unite it and the nation. He was wrong. As he ascended, the tone of political discourse descended, as much because of who he was as what he did. When Obama…Continue

Tags: John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, opposition, president, Barack Obama

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Comment by Steph S. on August 20, 2012 at 1:04am
That guy is a real creep! You both are right Tony and Booklover - yuck!
Comment by Joan Denoo on August 20, 2012 at 12:57am

Tony, if the voting public chooses this ignorant, stupid, foolish, judgmental fool into office, it says about as much about the voters as this man who appears to be unwilling and unable to do a little research and find out how conception takes place. Fear, anger, and grief do not prevent pregnancy. If that were true, there would be far fewer babies conceived.  
I am reposting!

Comment by booklover on August 19, 2012 at 9:48pm

Tony, That is the PERFECT word to describe that dumbass!!!!

Comment by Tony Carroll on August 19, 2012 at 9:43pm
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 7, 2012 at 1:26pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 7, 2012 at 12:33pm

Comment by Scott Ward on July 28, 2012 at 9:59am

This could also be posted under the atheist humor group. We should be able to kick her out of office for voicing her discrimination.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2012/07/05/louisiana-r...

Comment by Joan Denoo on July 27, 2012 at 1:25am
Comment by Lillie on July 26, 2012 at 9:12pm

Was not aware of this.  So sad.

Comment by booklover on July 26, 2012 at 8:23pm

Sally and her partners commitment DOES deserve honoring Joan, you are SO right.  And HOW DARE people say that their commitment is any less just because they were of the same sex.  How dare anyone.~ Melinda

 
 
 

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