Does Trump Signal The End Times Are Near

Some  are saying Donald Trump signals the end times are about here. They use scripture to back up their claims. And, scripture does back up their claims. Trump, the election and the circumstances surrounding fits exactly passages in the Bible. But, wait. There are Christians who doubt this. They site scripture which says the Trump…
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Must The Supreme Court Deal With Transgender Restrooms

The conservative Christian press has a ridiculous preoccupation just now. It is that their Supreme Court nominee will not be on Court in time to rule against trans sexual people using the gender rest rooms of their choice. When we were grad students, my wife and I drove to Guatemala. Our guidebook through Mexico was…
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Do Antiabortionists Value Human Beings? Not Much

The old saying, “Follow the money” applies to so many things. Included are the antiabortionists. They are concerned about fetuses up until birth–from then on contributions of money drop. Few bloggers and/or print journalists talk about preventing the thousands of preventable deaths out there. I was pleased to see that today the New York Times…
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The Christian Right And Economics

Historically, the Christian right, when it dabbled in economics, would have been most closely aliened with Adam Smith (The Wealth of Nations) and Fredrick Hyack (The Road to Serfdom).  These economists outlined how the standard of living went up when people specialized and traded with each other. The “natural” inclination to better oneself played out…
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Understanding Islamic Business Rules

The business rules of Islam make sense if they are followed. It is argued some of our biggest economic collapses could have been avoided had the U. S. been following them. Islam treats money the same way economists treat it, as nothing but a medium of exchange. It has no value in and of itself. The difference…
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