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About Me

I am a Brit. I am a working class child of the troubles in Belfast who now lives a life of privilege. I am an anti-racist, progressive monster for truth. If I fail in being that monster, call me out....

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Trump's reputation bin collection



*chortle* as ineffectual as anything else the wanker does!

Do we practice religion according to the desires of God? Or according to the desires of men?

If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless. Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world. James 1:26-27


A women needs to be veiled according to religious Muslims. Nope. No she does not, that is a cultural imposition based on the geographical location of the start of Islam. There is nothing in the Koran to instruct women to cover her face.

Men need to go to confession and talk to a man in a box to get their sins forgiven. Nope. No he doesnít. That is a ritual that developed over the Catholic Churches unrelenting march across the freedom and psyche of a whole bunch of people. There is nothing in the Bible to support confessions to a Priest as a route to having a chat with God.

Leviticus is a great read, but is not the law for Christians today. Day of Pentecost anyone? So using ancient text to support a bigoted and outdated perversion of Gods views is unlikely to be Gods desire. Maybe it is mans desire though. By putting people under the law, as a Christian you are in direct contravention to the teachings of the New Testament:


who rely on observing the law are under a curse, for it is written: ďCursed is everyone who does not continue to do everything written in the Book of the Law.Ē (Galatians 3:10)
If we rely on following the Law (the Torah, the first five books of the Bible) we are under a curse. The passage above, Galatians 3:10, contains a quote from the Law itself, Deuteronomy 27:26. According to Paulís statement below, things have changed.
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law by becoming a curse for us. (Galatians 3:13)
It was Jesusí death on the cross that rescued us from the curse of the Law. If we insist on following the Law and imposing the Law on others, we negate the cross of Christ, and repudiate Christís death on the cross.
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. (Galatians 5:1)


So again, the question for evangelicals. What does it say in the New Testament about Homosexuality? Or are you ignoring the covenant made by the New Testament because you are more comfortable with practising your religion in the way you see fit, rather than within the teachings of Christ. Seems that you might be practising in accordance with the desires of men?

And to the old dudes who slut shame young women in religious communities. Reporting on their desired level of dress code. Show me the verse? Canít happen can it? Again, religion being run according to the desires of men rather than the desires of God.
State Religion
Organised Religion
Created by man for man
Power, Control and Authority is the aim here, not the love of or for God.

Just sayin'

A lesson for 2020?



We know electoral college is not the most desirable system in the world, but within that 50% of the time the person with the most votes (historically) won.

What is the take away for 2020?

Hehehehe

'Working Man'

This just made me weep

https://twitter.com/i/status/1122919772004454400

I am so thankful that I live in a society that has seriously limited the availability of guns, that the children in my society do not have to live this nightmare.... to live in this fear. Please watch the clip - so very powerful
I grew up as a child of the troubles. Literally in a war zone, and I do not believe that I lived with the levels of trauma the children of America are witness too and the vulnerability they much feel

And so it begins for Mayor Pete



The comments on the piece on medium are very revealing about the content of this accusers character. Not buying this at all. Go in hard. Go in fast. Swiftboating

Iím glad you made sure to create a brand new Twitter profile only days before you post a vague story about a major presidential candidate raping you.

Otherwise, people might think this article is fake and created by a Russian troll. Oh wait, it is.


If you want to read the 'allegation' on Medium the link is here:
[link:https://medium.com/@realHunterKelly/pete-buttigieg-sexually-assaulted-me-1a5c0aebae6d|
Not worth your time IMO. No substance, no facts....but just vile.
I fear this is just the beginning

Exactly this...

Warren is genius on this...

https://twitter.com/SenWarren/status/1122954072867450880

.@Chase: why arenít customers saving money?
Taxpayers: we lost our jobs/homes/savings but gave you a $25b bailout
Workers: employers donít pay living wages
Economists: rising costs + stagnant wages = 0 savings
Chase: guess weíll never know
Everyone: seriously?


BOOM

Bernie Sanders isn't any more popular than 'generic Democrat'

Weíve been tracking the approval ratings of several key Democrats over the past several years at Civiqs. Itís not data we generally make public, but Iíll try to surface some of this when interesting stuff happens.

For example, it turns out that Bernie Sandersóprotected by Republicans and Russians seeking to damage Hillary Clinton in 2015-16ónow looks like a pretty generic Democrat once those protections are removed.

While itís been a while since heís been as popular with the general public as some seem to think (and itís not just us seeing that decline in his numbers), his popularity took a real dive the day after the 2018 elections. Once he was seen as a presidential candidate, particularly in this crowded field with several great candidates, his numbers tanked.

A big chunk of that decline has come from independents (from 46-42 approvals the day before the election, to 35-50 today), not sure why that might be. What is probably easier to explain is his marked decline among Democrats


[link:https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/4/29/1853367/-Bernie-Sanders-isn-t-any-more-popular-than-generic-Democrat|

Click on the link for the stats. Interesting reading

Hard to believe....



[link:https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/picture/2019/apr/28/ben-jennings-on-donald-trump-and-the-san-diego-synagogue-shooting-cartoon|
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