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  • Monday, June 10: WASHINGTON, DC 6:30pm

Location: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW, Washington, DC

  • Wednesday, June 12: PORTLAND, OR 7:30pm

Location: Powell’s, 1005 W Burnside St., Portland

  • Sunday, June 23: SEATTLE, WA 7:30pm

Location: Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle (West Entrance) w/Elliott Bay Book Company

  • Tuesday, June 25: SAN FRANCISCO, CA 7:00pm

Location: First Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley w/The Booksmith

  • Friday, June 28: CHICAGO, IL 7:00pm

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  • Saturday, June 29: MINNEAPOLIS, MN 7:00pm

Location: Common Good Books, 38 S. Snelling Ave, St. Paul

  • Friday, July 12: Philadelphia, PA 4:15pm - At Netroots Nation
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As a Christian, every year I either read or watch, in some form, the Passion Story about the betrayal, prosecution and death of Jesus. It wasn't until this year that I noticed Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachmann, John Boener, Mitch McConnel, Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh were amongst the crowd yelling Crusify Him, Crusify Him, Crusify Him. !!!

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Well said...

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I went to seminary because of a church that supported the work of Caesar Chavez before anyone knew who he was. That and three generations of Presbyterian clergy helped me see what was good in this tradition. But living in Southern California exposed me to just about everything that was bad about it as well. Social justice is the biblical ethic.

The Bible does not focus on personal problems with judgment. We are received with unearned forgiveness and grace when we own up to who we are and the moral implications of our being. It is the abuse of power over others that the Bible judges with severity.

The story of Easter is filled with irony. "The powers and principalities of this world" are revealed as the true authority of the universe asserts itself. Caesar is only lord of the secular. The guy on the cross is the real thing.

This is the politics of Liberation Theology where the whole point is the unreality of domination. What is wrong is not right. It is out of harmony and balance with reality. It is short on humanity. That is what morality is really all about.

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How Do We Take Back the Military From the Billionaire Owned Military Industrial Complex?

Thom plus logo Democrats (Bernie & Lee) in the senate proposed legislation saying what the Constitution already says: that Trump can't go to war with Iran without congressional authorization. Every Republican on the committee, except Rand Paul, voted against it.
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