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W.W.J.D.

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I may be stirring the pot here, but this is a question I feel needs to be asked: What would Jesus do?

The GOP and the right have traditionally been the more religious of the two major parties (see: abortion).

Now, I have no problem with religion. I’m kind of religious myself. I’m not the first one through the doors on Sunday morning or anything, but I have a relationship with my God that I’m comfortable with.

I do, however, have a problem when it comes to mixing politics and religion. They’re like oil and water – they just don’t go together, and one of them will always float to the top.

That being said, why is the GOP working so hard to make sure that people in the US can’t be healthy?

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An informed citizenry is the only true repository of the public will.

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I’ve griped on here before about education and the general public’s lack thereof. Nobody wants to take the time to educate themselves. People are content with having the news summed up for them in a soundbite or less than 140 characters. If the talking heads tell us that’s how it is, then by God, that’s how it is, and no amount of arguing or fact checking will convince us otherwise.

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9/11: Never Forget

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12 years ago a terrible tragedy happened here in the US. I won’t go into the details, because I’m sure you all know them. You know the number of deaths as a result of the actions of those terrorists that day. You’ve heard the phone calls to loved ones in the last minutes. You’ve seen the footage of people leaping to their deaths. You’ve seen the video footage of people racing to get away from the falling debris.

I had a whole article planned out for today, talking about the loss of civil liberties in the US since 9/11. I was going to cover some of the major conspiracy theories out there. I was going to talk about how we, as a country, have become a nation that responds to everything with a fearful knee-jerk reaction.

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