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'Til Delete Do Us Part: First Couple Married Under Swedish File-Sharing Religion - U.S. News & World Report

'Til Delete Do Us Part: First Couple Married Under Swedish File-Sharing Religion - U.S. News & World Report | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World Report'Til Delete Do Us Part: First Couple Married Under Swedish File-Sharing ReligionU.S.
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North Carolinians To Vote On Anti-LGBT Amendment One Tuesday - American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)

North Carolinians To Vote On Anti-LGBT Amendment One Tuesday - American Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog) | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Daily BeastNorth Carolinians To Vote On Anti-LGBT Amendment One TuesdayAmerican Civil Liberties Union News and Information (blog)Placed on the ballot by the Republican-controlled state legislature in September without much notice or any public...
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First female bishop of Mpls. synod installed

First female bishop of Mpls. synod installed | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
The first woman to lead the Minneapolis synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America has officially begun her duties as bishop. (RT @MPRnews: First female bishop of Mpls.
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Do Republicans care more about social issues or fiscal issues now? | 4u-2 Articles

Do Republicans care more about social issues or fiscal issues now? | 4u-2 Articles | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Question by my2¢: Do Republicans care more about social issues or fiscal issues now? I am just trying to find out what their core is now. Best (4u2 Post: Do Republicans care more about social issues or fiscal issues now?
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5 Special Interest Groups That Help Keep Marijuana Illegal | Drugs | AlterNet

5 Special Interest Groups That Help Keep Marijuana Illegal | Drugs | AlterNet | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
There are entrenched interest groups that are spending large sums of money to keep our broken drug laws on the books.
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Welcome to the Asylum: Capitalism, a Ceaseless and Futile Quest for Money and Goods

Welcome to the Asylum: Capitalism, a Ceaseless and Futile Quest for Money and Goods | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
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LGBT Workplace Discrimination: Out of Work for Being Out at Work? - Huffington Post (blog)

LGBT Workplace Discrimination: Out of Work for Being Out at Work? - Huffington Post (blog) | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
LGBT Workplace Discrimination: Out of Work for Being Out at Work?
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Romney again invokes Jimmy Carter in blasting Obama - CBS News

Romney again invokes Jimmy Carter in blasting Obama - CBS News | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
CBS NewsRomney again invokes Jimmy Carter in blasting ObamaCBS NewsFor the second time in three days, Mitt Romney invoked the name of former President Jimmy Carter as part of an ongoing attempt to tie President Obama to the one-term Democrat.
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Thousands take city in Occupy Wall Street's May Day protests - am New York

Thousands take city in Occupy Wall Street's May Day protests - am New York | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Here's our wrap-up of the massive #OWS protests http://t.co/Cs4sK5bz http://t.co/kzkhcjO7...
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Romney: Afghanistan vital to US security - msnbc.com

Romney: Afghanistan vital to US security - msnbc.com | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)Romney: Afghanistan vital to US securitymsnbc.comDan Senor shares his thoughts on Mitt Romney's support of the US- Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement.
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Bill Nye Boo'd In Texas For Saying The Moon Reflects The Sun - Think Atheist

Bill Nye Boo'd In Texas For Saying The Moon Reflects The Sun - Think Atheist | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Bill Nye, the harmless children's edu-tainer known as The Science Guy, managed to offend a select group of adults in Waco, Texas at a presentation, when he…...
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NYPD Raids Protesters' Homes In Anticipation Of May Day

NYPD Raids Protesters' Homes In Anticipation Of May Day | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
The NYPD has kept a close eye on the Occupy Wall Street's May Day protest plans.
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Occupy Starts New York May Day Protests With Chants, Waltzes

Occupy Starts New York May Day Protests With Chants, Waltzes | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Occupy Wall Street demonstrators took to the streets in May Day protests after a drenching rain in New York, gathering in Bryant Park and outside banks with slogans decrying inequities of wealth.
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Hugo Chavez looks to God as cancer clouds future - Huffington Post

Hugo Chavez looks to God as cancer clouds future - Huffington Post | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Hugo Chavez looks to God as cancer clouds futureHuffington Post"Given that he cannot hide the illness, but he can hide its characteristics and danger, he's decided to take as much advantage of it as he can, and one advantage is the symbolic and religious...
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Did Romney earn tax credits for overseas profits? - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Did Romney earn tax credits for overseas profits? - Atlanta Journal Constitution | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionDid Romney earn tax credits for overseas profits?Atlanta Journal ConstitutionNeither does Mitt Romney. Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov.
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The reason Democrats are associated with a donkey is because of a smear campaign against Andrew Jackson! - History - May 2, 2012 - OMG Facts

The reason Democrats are associated with a donkey is because of a smear campaign against Andrew Jackson!   - History - May 2, 2012 - OMG Facts | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
The reason Democrats are associated with a donkey is because of a smear campaign against Andrew Jackson! - History - May 2, 2012 - Your Mind.
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Oilcrash.com: McPherson – The end of the world as we know it

"M. King Hubbert, a petroleum geologist employed by Shell Oil Co., described peak oil in 1956. Production of crude oil, like the production of many non-renewable resources, follows a bell-shaped curve. The top of the curve is termed “peak oil,” or “Hubbert’s peak,” and it represents the halfway point for production."

 

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The Inevitability of the Rise of Progressive Christianity

The Inevitability of the Rise of Progressive Christianity | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
It's typical to think that theology is static and permanent. It's not, though. What's true instead is that theology follows sociology. And slowly but surely we are all becoming members of one big society.
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Beat The Gay Out Of Kids Pastor Apology Attacks Homosexuality As ‘Abomination’

Beat The Gay Out Of Kids Pastor Apology Attacks Homosexuality As ‘Abomination’ | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
NC Pastor Sean Harris, who advocated beating the gay out of four year olds, has issued statements of apology that are far from apologies and vilify gay people.
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LGBT-Oriented Community Health Centers Receive Grants From Affordable Care Act - ThinkProgress

LGBT-Oriented Community Health Centers Receive Grants From Affordable Care Act - ThinkProgress | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
LGBT-Oriented Community Health Centers Receive Grants From Affordable Care ActThinkProgressLGBT-Oriented Community Health Centers Receive Grants From Affordable Care Act | The Department of Health and Human services announced more than $728 million...
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Mitt Romney tax plan rests on conflicting goals - Washington Post

Mitt Romney tax plan rests on conflicting goals - Washington Post | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Daily BeastMitt Romney tax plan rests on conflicting goalsWashington PostMay 2 (Bloomberg) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax plan rests on a set of principles that, taken together, are difficult to reconcile.
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NC Preacher Who Advocates Beating Gay Kids I Was Joking Sort Of

NC Preacher Who Advocates Beating Gay Kids I Was Joking Sort Of | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Virulently antigay North Carolina preacher Sean Harris took a half-step away from comments he made on Sunday where he told his congregation to attack young boys who act effeminate. (Nothing like a little child abuse to reaffirm your faith.
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The Protestant Presidency

The Protestant Presidency | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it

"George W. Bush is a born-again Protestant who says Jesus Christ is the philosopher who most influenced him. John McCain is a born-again Protestant who testifies that his faith helped him survive a POW camp."  This is old, but relevant to the current campaign

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Occupy May Day: Can the protest movement spring back to life?

Occupy May Day: Can the protest movement spring back to life? | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Occupy Wall Street has big plans for May Day, including marches and strikes, but faces big challenges: It is still largely decentralized, and has lost its hold on the hearts of cities and support of the public.
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Occupy Wall Street denies link to May Day white powder bank scare - CBS News

Occupy Wall Street denies link to May Day white powder bank scare - CBS News | Progressive Christianity and Liberal Politics | Scoop.it
Spokesman for Occupy Wall Street says hoax on big bank offices not part of group's May Day protest plans...
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