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Bizarre encounters with cops

Bizarre encounters with cops

I understand that there are dedicated, ethical cops out there. Nevertheless, I’ve had some bizarre encounters with cops over the years: When I ran the Bitterroot Baseball League and managed one of the teams, a cop who was on my team called me drunk one night and tried to intimidate me because I didn’t give […]

The silver lining of the Trump presidency . . .

The silver lining of the Trump presidency . . .

The hypocrisy and disingenuousness of conservative Christians has never been more apparent than it is now with their support of everything Donald Trump. First, they voted overwhelmingly for Trump, who is the opposite of the Jesus depicted in the Bible, then they supported Trump when he attempted to take away health care, gave corporate polluters […]

The silver lining to the Trump presidency

The silver lining to the Trump presidency

What is the silver lining to the Trump presidency? Religion—especially the Evangelical sect—has lost all credibility and moral authority in American politics. I have nothing against religion, as long as it’s not used as a sledgehammer to make laws and take away the freedoms of others. I also object to religious organizations getting tax deductions. […]

Five groups you can blame for President Trump—and be at least partially right

Five groups you can blame for President Trump—and be at least partially right

Tuesday’s election was so close, you can blame any group for Trump’s victory and at least be partially correct. After looking at the numbers, here are five groups that I am at least partially correct in blaming: 1) Bernie or Bust voters: By voting for a third party candidate, or by refusing to vote, you […]

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