Satur-deja Vu

He did not say “God’s will has no place in the House of Representatives.” Jerry Nadler did say “God’s will is no concern of this congress” when speaking to those opposing the Equality Act on the basis that freedom of speech, particularly as related to freedom of religion, would be restricted. While it may not be the purpose of Congress to seek God’s will, it is paramount that the rights of all Americans are respected and upheld by any and every action they take. The number of Christians in the United States may vary depending on who you ask – which relates directly to how one defines a Christian, which varies depending on who you ask – but Wikipedia states that the US has the largest Christian population per capita of any nation at 205 million. The Pew Research Center identifies 70% of the population as Christian and another 6% as holding non-Christians faiths. The will of God is a concern of millions of Americans and our elected representatives cannot represent all of their constituents fairly if they ignored that fact. Congress is not a body of religious leaders but must recognize that a large population of those they lead are religious people.

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Satur-deja Vu

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Yes I take the coronavirus pandemic seriously but humor is one way to process serious things. That moment it takes to process a punch line or understand a pun is a momentary challenge that the mind struggles to understand. Being clever and creative is a healthy way to deal with all this. So, we will try to be positive and upbeat in our review of this past week but honestly there is little else besides the pandemic on the news or in real life. If you have some good news or encouragement share in the comments but I’m not sure about covering a range of topics in this post. Continue reading