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An Evangelical Christian who is also an environmentalist is thrilled to shake hands with the president — and America survived

April 16, 2014

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Mitch Hescox, the CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network — a fine man who has shown vast patience with grumps like me — wrote the following reflection for Holy Week. I lifted the first couple of paragraphs and then provided a link to the original site. You’re a good man, Mitch.  It’s rare to have […]

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Six decades in 15 seconds

February 1, 2014

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Click on the NASA video below and watch how the Earth has changed in the last sixty years, then follow this link to Mitch Hescox’s piece. Hescox, head of the Evangelical Environmental Network, is a life-long Pennsylvania Republican who agrees with President Obama on climate change.

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Dear Environmentalists: Learn to play the game

May 14, 2012

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A question for the eco-friendly: Can we see those outreached hands? They’re there, waiting for us, just beyond the fog of our prim, finger-wagging islands. Surveys show that three out of four U.S. voters favor regulating carbon dioxide emissions; some conservatives are reminding their kin of the word, “conserve”; and faith leaders are framing climate change as a moral issue …

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Fringe thinkers blemish the pro-life movement – again

February 15, 2012

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I can’t help but wonder: Are some pro-life advocates hermetically sealed in a ghettoized world of circular logic? They must be. It’s the only explanation. No one else would spoon-feed the opposition with ready-made quotes for their publicity brochures. Sweet-smiling pro-choice convention receptionists can now hand out pamphlets featuring pictures of frowning, stereotypical finger-waggers. Captions blare: “We’ve always said they don’t care about babies once they’re born. Now we know they’re not exactly charitable about fetuses.”

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