They are less than two years away from having a dominance that they will wield violently and not relinquish.
The only reason for a political party to resist documenting information about the Capitol attack is because they planned, supported, participated in, and stood to benefit from it—period.
They’ve embraced the very kind of movement Jesus spent his life opposing.
He’s my president not my savior, and I’m a rational adult human being.
This resistance to getting the shots isn’t based on reliable evidence that suggests any medical risk, it is simply the putrid fruit of a political movement that has trafficked in conspiracy from day one of this disaster.
I think it’s hypocritical for Evangelicals in America to clutch their pearls and play the victim, and to condemn a perceived oppression that they invented, perfected, and continue to traffic in.
You may need to leave the church to find your religion.
Equity comes when the beneficiaries of inequity demand it the loudest.
People of color have long known that there have existed two different Americas and they’ve been trying to tell the rest of us.
How do we find common ground with those who insist on dehumanization?
If you’re using the Bible to proof-text yourself into feeling justified for discriminating against someone else—you’re probably doing religion and the Bible wrong—and you’re definitely doing Love wrong.
Witnessing their contempt for immigrants, their deep-seated racism, their adoration of guns, and their irrational fear of LGBTQ people, I’ve often found myself thinking, “I know these people”.
I sense a corporate emotional weariness in kind people these days, the accumulated scar tissue created when you’ve absorbed more bad news, predatory behavior, and attacks on decency than your reserves can manage.
The rise of the loud, angry white men in this moment is a product of decades of the silence of good white men.
I so hate that it is your reality: not that you are who you are but that people are who they are in response, that your inherent beauty is met with such undeserved ugliness.
The coronavirus has historically brutalized the planet, but it will pale in comparison to our greed and our fear and the sickening truth that nearly half this nation treasures guns more than people.