This blog will go quiet for the day. Now go do what you know you need to. Go on. Do it.
The Guardian has an interesting story outta Missouri (saLUTE!) about how Bosnian immigrants might turn that swing state blue. As with so many immigrant groups, some of the rhetoric that has passed for conversation during this election has moved people to register to vote — some for the first time.
Über Mormon Mitt Romney is no fan of Republican presidential candidate (I still get a little shiver when I type that) Donald Trump, and it looks like the entire Mormon church will be turning their backs, as well. What does that mean? Read this. It might explain things. And thanks, Cynical, for the link.
This Voice of America article says that Muslim Americans may decide the election in swing states. This is not good news for the Republican candidate, is it, no matter how much back-pedaling he does.
From Everytown for Gun Safety. And don’t forget: Your Senator is voting on four gun bills — which the press is dismissing outright — on Monday. Be sure to let her/him know how you feel.
That is according to John Hagee and God, I hope so. Here’s more on Hagee.
Today is Connecticut’s presidential primary, and though we are a small state, we like to tell ourselves that we are critical to the American political process. So get out there and vote early and vote often.
Are you ready? Here’s a run-down on the how and what=for of voting in Connecticut.
After a third Republican presidential debate that might have topped the first two for irrelevancy, this, at Relevant Magazine, From Jon Huckins at Global Immersion Project: The discipleship challenge in the midst of a heated political climate is to embrace a posture of curiosity that seeks to understand rather than to be understood. “Winning” an election …
The vote didn’t advance in the Senate, but you can read more here, (and see this in bigger print) at Kaiser Family Foundation.