“Donald Trump is a phony, a fraud. His promises are as worthless as a degree from Trump University. He’s playing the members of the American public for suckers. He gets a free ride to the White House, and all we get is a lousy hat.” –Mitt Romney That was Mitt Romney when he was convinced … More Mitt Romney, Man of Deep Faith and Solid Principles
“It doesn’t seem to me that this fantastically marvelous universe, this tremendous range of time and space and different kinds of animals, and all the different planets, and all these atoms with all their motions, and so on, all this complicated thing can merely be a stage so that God can watch human beings struggle … More Quote of the Day
“Guidance is the richness of freedom, and of us. We exist as ultrasonic energy. You and I are adventurers of the quantum matrix.”–New Age Bullshit Generator
“Taking advantage of magical thinking makes me millions of dollars.”–Deepak Chopra* *Okay, in a sudden burst of honesty, he might have said it.
“One of the difficulties in raising public concern over the very severe threats of global warming is that 40 percent of the US population does not see why it is a problem, since Christ is returning in a few decades. About the same percentage believe that the world was created a few thousand years ago. … More Quote of the Day
1. Trump’s age and terrible physical and mental condition: Donald Trump is 70 and clearly not in good physical or mental shape. Can he last another four years without either dying of cardiac arrest or going completely off the rails and getting committed? With any luck, he can’t. Steve Bannon’s terrible physical condition: Trump’s chief … More Trump: Five Reasons for Optimism
What if Donald Trump the con artist has actually conned the Republican right wing and ultimately the whole country? What if all his right-wing rhetoric has been a gigantic scam and in terms of actual policy he will turn out to be the savior of the liberal vision— a sort of “Nixon to China” for … More Trump, what if….
“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” ― Voltaire
The big news in the Roman Catholic world is Pope Francis’ decision to allow all priests, not just bishops and special confessors (1,142 priests and monks from around the world) for the duration of the Vatican’s Jubilee Year of Mercy to give women absolution for the grave sin of having an abortion. The Jubilee Year of … More Pope Francis and Abortion
“Scientists do not join hands every Sunday and sing ‘Yes gravity is real! I know gravity is real! I will have faith! I believe in my heart that what goes up, up, up must come down, down, down. Amen!’ If they did, we would think they were pretty insecure about the concept.” ― Dan Barker,