Category Archives: Politics

Christian argues the only real solution to health care is to let the church handle it.

Ran across this Christian criticism of the ACA today. 7 Things the Bible Says About Obamacare I know, I know, everyone has an opinion about the Affordable Care Act and the subsequent Republican shut down of the government. In all … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s school prayer petition makes blatantly false claims

The American Family Association of Kentucky has put up a petition to put prayer back in Kentucky schools. They claim that the law is ok because Florida and Mississippi have passed similar laws, though I suspect it is just a … Continue reading

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Another article claiming the army is persecuting Christians.

An editorial posted yesterday on The Washington Times’ website claims that Christians are being discriminated against in the military. The author quotes information recently posted by Family Research Council. A strange claim, since I have often heard from atheists I … Continue reading

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Atheist monument is “awkward”

Columnist tom hoopes from the catholic vote website has written a rather trite top 10 list criticizing the monument that the American Atheists put up recently. For those unfamiliar with the back story you can read more about it here … Continue reading

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DOMA, Prop 8, and various rants about the decision

So most people probably know the news about one of the key parts of DOMA being overturned, giving married gay couples federal benefits. Also the courts refusal to rule on prop 8, making my new home state of California the … Continue reading

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A couple of thoughts on the voting rights act decision

By now most of you have probably heard about the Supreme court’s decision to overturn section 5 of the voting rights act which required nine states with a history of racial discrimination to obtain federal permission to change voting rules. … Continue reading

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Fundamentalists suddenly offended by “under God” when pledge was recited in Arabic.

It seems I can still be amazed at the lack of self awareness fundamentalist groups can display. Outrage as high school recites Pledge in Arabic saying ‘One Nation Under Allah’ So to sum up, the principal of a school in … Continue reading

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Why Gosnell’s abortion clinic convinces me we need to to protect abortion rights.

For anyone unfamiliar here is a link to the story. Abortion Doctor’s Murder Trial Sparks Media Debate First, let me say that what Gosnell has done is immoral and criminal. It’s why he is on trial after all. He not … Continue reading

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Patrick Fagan of Family Research Council explaining why single people shouldn’t have sex.

Here is another in a long list of articles published by conservative religious groups who think the sky is falling down because people have sex. Patrick Fagan of Family Research Council complains that some people have sex without his permission. … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio responds to the president or does he?

I’ve listened to Rubio’s response several times now and I noticed something worth commenting on. Early in Rubio’s speech he brings up his concern that liberals always make an unfair assessment of the motives for the current Republican party. Claiming … Continue reading

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