The Obligatory “What I’m Thankful For” Post 2014 Edition

  Well, it’s Thanksgiving and you know what that means: it’s time for one of the few lasting traditions here at The Progressive Redneck: “The Obligatory “What I’m Thankful For” Post, a collection of the more trivial things that I happen to be thankful for each year. Normally, I write this the day before Thanksgiving but, […]

I Bought a House!

New posts here at The Progressive Redneck have been rather spotty as of late and I want to begin with an apology to my 3-4 regular readers. Sorry about that, but I haven’t been posting much because I was moving. And, if you think that’s not an excuse, you’ve obviously never moved. A couple of weeks […]

S-A-V-E-D

There’s an old gospel song that goes by that name. The first verse goes: “Some folks jump and down all night and d-a-n-c-e, while others go to church to show brand new h-a-t. And, on their face, the put great gobs of p-a-i-n-t and then, they’ll have the brass to say they’re s-a-v-e-d. Chorus: It’s g-l-o-r-y to know I’m that […]

Slavery is Not a Good Thing

In the discussion about homosexuality and LGBT rights, one of the arguments against a strict, literal interpretation of the verses that seem to condemn that orientation is that the Bible condones slavery. It does, in multiple places and, for me, these are some of the least palatable parts of the Bible. Perhaps the most blatant […]