God Is Not Pleased With the House GOP

By: Saturday September 21, 2013 9:00 am

It seems the Almighty has sent a memo to the Republican Caucus of the US House of Representatives, reflecting on their recent vote to cut billions from SNAP.

Shorter God: Let me refresh your memories about my priorities . . .

 

On Worshiping Milton Friedman and Calling Him Jesus

By: Tuesday September 20, 2011 9:27 am

From USA Today comes news of a survey by a group of Baylor researchers on the values and beliefs of the American public. The study examines the intersection of personal faith/religious expression and economic beliefs, views on gays and lesbians, spirituality and mental health, and other issues.

What leaped out at me from the USA Today write-up was the confusion that many folks on the conservative end of the religious spectrum have.

They’re worshiping Milton Friedman and calling him Jesus. Sorry, folks, but there is no commandment that reads “Thou shalt pull thyself up by thine own bootstraps.”

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