Keep it up Jessica! You’re talking sense. I’ve got all kinds of respect for you. Jessica Ahlquist, the 16-year-old behind the prayer mural ban at Cranston High School West in Cranston, Rhode Island, just can’t seem to keep her name out of the news. Months after she won her ACLU-led battle, the teenager continues to [...]
Buhbye! Won’t miss ya! ATLANTA — A high-ranking official resigned Tuesday from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity after a dispute over whether the group should give funding to Planned Parenthood, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.Karen Handel, the charity’s vice president for public policy, told Komen officials that [...]
Christian theocracy: How Newt Gingrich and the GOP would abolish courts and legislate morality. – Slate Magazine
Is the United States sliding toward theocracy? That’s what Republican presidential candidates have told us for more than a year. Radical Islam, they’ve argued, is on the verge of taking over our country through Sharia law. But this weekend, at an Iowa forum sparsely covered by the press, the candidates made clear that they don’t [...]
Clay Bennett via Double Take ‘Toons: Whooping Cain? : NPR.
While I was visiting Asheville this weekend, I took a moment to take pictures of the Occupy Asheville protest against the banks on the same square. This was in the morning while they were preparing for their rally in the afternoon. They were doing some instruction and training at this time. Here are the pictures. [...]
The Family Research Council’s legislative affiliate, FRC Action, announced the launch of its Values Bus tour that will travel throughout the nation over the next year. The bus tour will promote the values espoused at this past weekend’s Value Voters Summit. Right Wing Watch chronicled the values expressed at the summit — values that FRC Action [...]
Let’s compare Rick Perry’s version of “Christian values” to what the Bible really dictates. Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, in an appeal to evangelical voters, said “Christian values” and not “a bunch of Washington politicians” should be the touchstone guiding how Americans conduct their lives. … “America is going to be guided by some set [...]
Mark Lunsford Pryor, a democratic politician in Arkansas being interviewed by Bill Maher. Watch his expressions after he realizes what he just said.
Bill Maher rips Republicans and racists with relish – and mustard – and much hilarity, but he saves his best shots for religion – all religions. The irony here is that Maher could easily have made it as a preacher if the punditry/comedy thing didn’t pan out. And he could have easily conscripted a sold-out [...]