OK, let’s carefully look at this quotation from CNN’s website today, with a critical eye focused a bit more precisely on reality and not Orwellian doublespeak:
After Jason Collins came out as gay, ESPN’s Chris Broussard said the NBA player was living in “open rebellion to God” — sparking a backlash against the sportswriter. That’s proof, some Christians say, that… Continue reading
I’m responding with five thoughts on the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. I actually have a lot to say because this is my profession, one of my passions, and the foundation of our future as a nation.
1. I am sick to death of the charlatans of religious extremism always using tragedies like this to hop on their bandwagons… Continue reading
Gay people and abortion, that’s virtually all the religious right talks about. They have raised a now-dwindling fortune on these two issues.
According to Fred Clark*, the religious right has always proclaimed they had the moral high ground on these issues. If they said, “The president is the most pro-choice president in history.” citizens were supposed to inflame with moral… Continue reading
and Waking Up in Hell!
That’s how I see this unholy alliance between the extremist fundamentalist religious movement and the Republican party.
When I was a child the Republican party stood for fiscal conservancy/responsibility and personal freedom/libertarianism. Today, thanks to the work of Karl Rove and extremist religious leaders, the Republican party can’t be conservative enough to win the extremists’… Continue reading