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Tag Archives: Conservativism

What Turned a Conservative into a Liberal?

I regularly have conversations with conservatives, both political and religious conservatives. Sometimes that is through my work as an Army Chaplain, sometimes through my work as a liberal minister in a fairly conservative town, and sometimes it is through people from my past who seek me out to ask me Read more →

The Journey from Conservative to Liberal

I remember a day in seventh grade when I came home all excited to tell my parents that I had discovered that I was a Liberal. We had been studying the American political system in social studies class, and in our textbook was a little box that showed the typical Read more →

Why I’m not a “Progressive”

I remember a conversation with a religiously and politically conservative U.S. Army Chaplain while I was at the Brook Army Medical Center in San Antonio. This Chaplain had found Celestial Lands, and had specifically read the article entitled “Unitarian Universalism and Military Chaplaincy“.  About two days into the two-week course, Read more →

GOP in Search of Leadership?

I have been following with a gleam and an avid eye the quest for leadership for the Republican Party… and I have found my choice. The party need not look any further than Jonathan Krohn, a 13 year old conservative from Atlanta. Boy’s got mad skills. Krohn spoke this week Read more →