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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

America’s First Openly-Gay Presbyterian Minister Speaks Out

(By Billy Hallowell, The Blaze) - Over the weekend, the Blaze reported on the ordination of of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s first openly-gay minister. It’s been more than two-decades since Scott Anderson left his church after telling his California congregation that he was gay.

After years away from the pulpit, he became the first homosexual in America to be ordained by the Church.


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