From time to time I’ve used the expression “Christian Taliban” in my blog posts. I want to make certain people understand what I mean by that, as well as what I don’t mean.
What I Don’t Mean
I don’t mean that Christians are like the Taliban. Most Christians in my experience are basically good people who try to be kind… Continue reading
I’ve blogged before about how the extremists in religious fundamentalism are killing faith practice in this country.
We have further proof: The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life (a project from the Pew Research Center) reports that in the last 5 years alone, the group of people who self label as having no religious affiliation has gone up 5%… 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
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It’s pretty simple, really.
I can not imagine a United States in which women were not allowed to vote, in which they were considered more as a man’s property, his birthright, his just reward for manhood. I can’t imagine a United States in which black people were considered property, slaves, people owned and bred for the profit… Continue reading
The extreme, religious right-wing conservatives have won yet another significant victory in their efforts to force their world view down the throats of unsuspecting Americans. I personally don’t care what they choose to believe. But I take HUGE issue with their feverish evangelical approach to forcing everyone else in the nation live by their narrow belief system. In fact, I… Continue reading