Monthly Archives: June 2016

Religion in America Part 1: The Phoenix Goddess Temple

  In 2011 Phoenix police raided a “house of worship”, the Phoenix Goddess Temple: (Bingo every Wednesday, two-for-one lap dances every Thursday from 4-6). Tracy Elise, the leader of the group, was sentenced in May 2016 to 4.5 years in … Continue reading

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Noodling

As a sometime – if mostly unsuccessful – fisherman, I have spent hours in my boat casting and reeling in lures of all shapes and sizes. I have caught more branches and weeds than fish and have probably caused enough … Continue reading

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The Pink Pistols… It’s a real thing

LGBT gun rights group sees membership skyrocket after Orlando shooting  http://usat.ly/28MeQUO http://www.pinkpistols.org/ Think the LGBT community is monolithic?   We often make assumptions about how minority groups are “supposed” to behave. Remember 2008 when pundits, mostly white, wondered whether Barack Obama; … Continue reading

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Introducing….

Life Along the Edge David L. Bledsoe The Mogollon Rim curves roughly 200 miles east to west across central Arizona separating the Ponderosa pines of the Mogollon Plateau from the pinon and juniper studded ridges below. The escarpment is 2,000’ … Continue reading

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