Tag Archives: Conservative

Liberal Climate Change Outlook

How are liberal climate change policies determined? Why are conservatives so often opposed to action to deal with climate change? There is a particular explanation of the two points of view that I keep running across. I generally see pieces … Continue reading

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Homophobic Robert Jeffress

So when I saw this post about how Pastor Robert Jeffress is supposed to be homophobic, it caught my interest, and I had to investigate. I didn’t know much about Jeffress, and I don’t like to pass on incomplete or … Continue reading

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Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

My counseling degree does not qualify me for clinical practice, but my studies did give me some insight on what would characterize good counseling practice. Gay conversion psychotherapy, also known as “reparative therapy” or “sexual reorientation therapy,” qualifies as quackery. The American … Continue reading

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To The Disappointed

Barack Obama won the election with slightly more than 50% of the popular vote, after most conservative talking heads gave Romney the advantage. The right wingers don’t get it. How could this have happened? Obama’s not against abortion, he doesn’t … Continue reading

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Unaware of Our Privilege

This reveals how conservatives tend to think about the nature of society. President Obama made a campaign speech in Virginia, in which he said: If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere … Continue reading

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Democracy and Terminology

I am sorry to have to report that two terms, “capitalism” and “socialism,” have died. We all know what they used to mean, forms of practical economics, “capitalism” involving private ownership and free trade; while “socialism” implying common ownership of … Continue reading

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