Author Archives: Speakfaithfully

About Speakfaithfully

I am figuring out life and faith and taking other people along with me on my journey. Sometimes as fellow travelers, sometimes as hostages.

Election 2016: The Progressive Wilderness Ahead

Barring some unlikely scenarios, the GOP will effectively be in control of all branches of government for at least the next two years. Progressive citizens can protest this all we want, but even if we were completely unified (which we are not) our … Continue reading

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Election 2016: No, the Green Party Did Not Cost the Democrats the Election

Numerous articles have circulated  accusing the Green Party and Jill Stein for costing Clinton the election. These have not just been fringe ramblings of disgruntled relatives and friends on Facebook, but published stories in respected media outlets. This has spawned many … Continue reading

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Election 2016: What the Green Party Can Learn From 2016

  Part of my admitted political laziness in the past has been failing to vote for a presidential candidate.  However, this year I registered with the Green Party and voted for Jill Stein. Now because I live in a state that … Continue reading

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Election 2016: Accepting Personal Responsibility

This is the first of a series of posts I will be writing about the election season we just endured and my thoughts about the political situation we find ourselves in. These posts are meant for everyone. People of all generations, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Executive Action on Guns – Follow Up: What can be done to address issues with guns?

As I said in my previous post, I would like for the mass shootings in the U.S.A. to stop, and I would like for the overall decline in firearms violence in the U.S. to continue, if not accelerate. I would … Continue reading

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Obama’s Executive Action on Guns: A review by a gun-owner for sensible firearms legislation.

Introduction: I would like for the mass shootings in the U.S.A. to stop, and I would like for the overall decline in firearms violence in the U.S. to continue, if not accelerate. I would also like to see accidental deaths … Continue reading

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Don’t Call White Supremacy a Mental Illness

[Sidenote: This is my first blog post in a very long time.  Sometime after #Ferguson I just stopped writing. I was at a loss for words on the many pressing topics facing the world. To be honest I began to … Continue reading

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