What’s God Got to Do With It?

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  I didn't want to talk anymore about the election, but there's something that's been really upsetting me about the aftermath. I understand that there are a lot of people - 49% of the country, in fact - who aren't happy with the outcome. And I understand that those people need to express their disappointment in the outcome, and need to do it in a way that makes sense to … [Read more...]

The Beauty of Political Differences

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The truth is I'm voting for Obama. Though I tried to keep an open mind about the candidates, and always do, I have once again chosen to support the democratic candidate, though it would be nice if, once in a while, my republican husband and I agreed politically. Nearly every election we cancel each other out, for better or worse, richer or poorer. Though my mind is made up, I … [Read more...]