Politics, Religion

A Long Reply To Bobby Herzberg

A Facebook friend and fellow photographer, Steven Stiefel, is a liberal moderate living in Alabama-stan. He has a Facebook post about marriage equality and judicial interference in his home state, and the comment thread has gone on for a long time with most of the opposing view coming from Bobby Herzberg. Instead of highjacking Steven’s page with my oh-so-long reply…

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Politics, Religion

Scalia Got It Wrong

On October 1st, 2014, Supreme Court Justice Antonio Scalia told an audience at Colorado Christian University that he thinks the Constitution allows for government support for religion.

Politics, Religion

I Don’t Hate Christians

Man, I stepped in it today! While monitoring a webinar at work this morning, I wrote a post on Facebook about churches not paying income or property taxes. As usual, the point was lost on a few people, and possibly educational and helpful discussion was derailed. Imagine that! (that was sarcasm).

News, Politics, Religion

Let’s Talk About Arizona

On February 26, 2014 Arizona governor Jan Brewer vetoed a “Religious Freedom” bill that had sailed through the Arizona congress. It has been called the “Turn Away the Gays” law that hypothetically would have allowed businesses to deny commercial services to gay men and women without fear of civil lawsuits if the business owner had a sincere religious belief that…

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I Love Guns and Coffee
Politics

Defending Starbucks

Let me preface this blog post with two very important facts: I really don’t care for Starbucks coffee. As a home roaster, I find their coffee roasting technique somewhere between meh and blech. I have bought, and probably will buy when pressed into it, coffee from them. But I am not a fan. I own and am permitted to carry…

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