Author Archives: John-Charles Duffy

  1. A helpless explosion of stunned outrage after watching Dick Cheney on Meet the Press


    December 17, 2014 by John-Charles Duffy

    For future generations, assuming there are any, so you know what this is responding to: Cheney on Interrogation Tactics: ‘I …
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  2. Jesse Jackson’s prayer at Hugo Chavez’s funeral


    March 10, 2013 by John-Charles Duffy

    I would like it understood that I am very uncomfortable with the idolization of Hugo Chavez: as a general principle, …
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  3. Newtown


    December 17, 2012 by John-Charles Duffy

    I don’t know how to say this without sounding crassly cynical or insensitive. But I am genuinely confused as to …
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  4. King Benjamin and the 47 percent


    September 20, 2012 by John-Charles Duffy

    Reblogged from Liberal Mormon Spirituality. There is a cherished myth in America–Romney frequently invokes it–which says that America is a …
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  5. Bain Capital’s final audit


    January 19, 2012 by John-Charles Duffy

    Someday Mitt Romney and the rest of the leadership of Bain Capital will stand at the judgment bar of the …
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  6. The One Percent


    December 19, 2011 by John-Charles Duffy

    I have a nagging fear I may be running behind the rest of the pack on this one, but I …
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  7. Prayer on Muammar Gaddafi’s death


    October 22, 2011 by John-Charles Duffy

    Would folks mind if I addressed myself to God in this post? I don’t presume to be a voice for …
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  8. The blood of this generation


    June 12, 2011 by John-Charles Duffy

    Another al Qaeda leader has been killed; this is the second such killing I’ve been aware of since the assassination …
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  9. For Memorial Day


    May 30, 2011 by John-Charles Duffy

    A greeting card from the MESJ website. The drawing is by Picasso, I believe.

  10. Courage Campaign’s “Testimony Video Contest”


    May 25, 2011 by John-Charles Duffy

    The Courage Campaign, a progressive organization in California that’s been prominent in the anti-Prop 8 movement, has launched a “testimony …
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