Dear Political Christian,

Edit: in 2017, with hindsight this post is absolute horseshit. The original post was completely written to call out the right for their unabashed hatred for Obama. They didn’t have reasons other than the color of his skin. I worked for the folks I was calling out. Now I’d just punch them. Those weren’t  imitators of Christ. Those were assholes. Get out there. Get loud. Don’t let rightwing assholes rule the world. We actually CAN change the world for the better. 

As we continue pressing on toward November I thought it would do our relationships some good if we touched base real quick.

See, I’m a Christian, too. I really love my Bible. Like you I am amazed every time I think about how God made a way for me to become one of his children.

I’ve seen that you’re going to be passionate about the country we live in and the direction you sense we are going in. I think that’s great. I’m pretty passionate, too. For example, I can sing and sing and not really say anything significant because the emotion behind my words can reach people in meaningful ways. Passion, right? I get way too caught up in competitions. That’s totally passion. Small parts of my brain explode when I read someone using the wrong spelling of your/you’re. That’s some passion AND some brain damage.  Continue reading