Archive for June, 2015

Originally posted on Glass Overflowing:
It is an odd relationship–the way ministers often act as agents of the state to sign civil marriage licenses. We can’t sign any other documents on behalf of the state. But hundreds of years ago, when marriages all (mostly) took place in churches, we entrenched the two acts–the act of…

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The horrific racist terrorism at Emanuel AME church in Charleston, brought a quick reminder that the battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia was still being flown by the South Carolina state legislature. A great fracas has ensued, including my early contribution here: Much of the debate has focused on the post-1865 meaning of the […]

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Originally posted on Ty Templeton's ART LAND!!:
Sometimes, I feel more like a good scolding than a good laugh. If you don’t know what this is about, go to a news site that doesn’t have the word “Fox” on it. It astounds me that there’s something called a “controversy” about removing the reprehensible symbol…

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Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Chad Sparkes ENFP: Wants to dine, live and mingle like the locals in order to have the most authentic experience possible. ESFJ: Makes sure everyone’s wearing sunscreen and wakes up early each morning to pack the group lunch. ESFP: Has a whirlwind vacation romance. INTJ: Selects the optimal hotel, dining…

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Originally posted on Fortune:
“You are not an introvert!” my friend Lesley Stahl chided me over dinner last week at Loi Estiatorio, a Greek restaurant in Manhattan. “I’ve seen you with groups of people, I’ve seen you on stage, I’ve seen you…and there is no way you’re an introvert!” The more I protested, the more…

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Rick Perry has recently announced that he is running for the Republican nomination in the 2016 Presidential election. Here are three reasons to vote for him: You believe that the only way to create jobs is to win the race to the bottom for worker rights, protections, and pay. You believe that breathable air is a luxury […]

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