Virginia's Aggressively Theocratic Governor

Have you gotten up to speed yet on Bob McDonnell, Virginia’s theocratic governor who is being touted as a serious contender to be the GOP Vice Presidential nominee? If not, Rachel Maddow’s report is eye opening, troubling, and must-see:

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Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.

  • StevoR

    My thoughts?

    Rachel Maddow is awesome!

    Bob McDonnell is a scary theocrat who will never become VP – surely!? Hopefully.

  • MarkAurelius

    I am speech less…. never thought such biased legislative actions are possible

  • Orange_Drake

    I’m not sure if I’m rooting for this guy or not. On the one hand if he’s the vice-presidential candidate he could be hugely damaging to the campaign. On the other, there’s the chance he could actually achieve a position of power.

  • Katherine Lorraine, Chaton de la Mort

    Fortunately since that report, Bob Troglodyte has backed off from the ultrasound bill.

    This man is virulently anti-woman and virulently anti-gay. I hope any woman will vote against any Republican platform with the Trog in it, solely on the basis that he will make life harder for women when he’s Veep.