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The Christian Right’s Politics of Cruelty

The policies pushed by politicians like Donald Trump and Dan Patrick are anything but Christ-like.

It’s an especially bitter irony. You might expect that the rise to power of politicians who either are outspokenly Christian or have overwhelming support from...Read More

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Signs of God

How a mayor’s campaign to keep a Jesus sign brought discord to a God-fearing East Texas town.

How a mayor’s campaign to keep a Jesus sign brought discord to a God-fearing East Texas town....Read More

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The Gospel According to Texas Democrats

Governor Greg Abbott said we wouldn't hear the 'word of God' at the Texas Democratic Convention. He was wrong.

Greg Abbott said we wouldn't hear the 'word of God' at the Texas Democratic Convention. He was wrong. (Or lying, but surely he wouldn't bear false witness!)...Read More

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How Texas Politicians Bungle the Bible

Long before Jeff Sessions used Romans 13 to justify stripping children from their parents, it was already the go-to verse for Texas pols seeking to defend all sorts of questionable policies.

When Texas politicians hitch their political wagon to the Bible, they may be in for a very bumpy ride. Of course, that prospect never seems to stop them. ...Read More

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