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My real name is Bruce Wilson. I co-founded Talk to Action, a blog dedicated to the intersection of politics and religion, with Frederick Clarkson.

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Diaries published: 727 (18 days since last diary on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 09:29 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 14660 (0 days since last comment on Sun May 03, 2015 at 05:16 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 77060

Total Comment Ratings: 96800

Most Recommended Diary: "This is sedition in slow motion", 624 comments, 1200 recommends

People Following Troutfishing: 575

Troutfishing's Most Recent Diaries:

Yesterday, in an April 14, 2015 story , I covered Senator Marco Rubio's close ties to the Miami, FL megachurch Christ Fellowship, which boasts an anti-gay hiring policy and whose head ...
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Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 09:29 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
"On most Saturday nights, we still attend services at Christ Fellowship, especially if Pastor Rick [Blackwood] is preaching the sermon. His sermons still inspire me to grow in my Christian faith... ...
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Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 09:47 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Remember George W. Bush's infamous "axis of evil" (Iraq, Iran, and North Korea) speech ? Bush's 2002 speech sought compare that trio of nations with the Axis of nations (Germany, Japan, Italy) that ...
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Comment Count 183 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 05:27 AM PDT with 255 Recommends
"Ted will be our next senator. And I gave Rafael a word the other day I said, 'This is just the beginning... He's going to become senator - and I believe some day either Supreme Court justice or ...
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Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 07:48 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Is the religious right, as a force in American politics, waning ? Look past the survey numbers. We are fast approaching the era of minority control. The Koch brothers supply the money; the ...
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Comment Count 54 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 07:19 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
As I covered in 2013, Cruz' ties to the dominionist Christian right are deeply woven into Senator Cruz' life story [see: Ted Cruz Worked With Religious Right Founder Paul Weyrich, To Elect George W. ...
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Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 11:01 AM PDT with 52 Recommends

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