The Absurdity of Legislating Sexual Morality

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I used to joke that there was a glaring, if not largely ignored, loophole in all anti-prostitution laws across the United States. It seemed to me that, if any house of ill repute wanted easily to skirt the laws against money for sex, they simply needed to set up cameras in each boudoir and claim [Read More...]

If Cheerleaders Don’t Convert You, Chuck Norris Will

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You know, I always hedge when people ask me where I’m from, because the second I tell them I was born and raised in Texas, all kinds of stereotypes pop up in the conversation. Yes, I can read. No, I’m not a Republican. Yes, I’m a Christian. No, not that kind. No, I don’t ride [Read More...]

Anti-Gay Worship, Pastor Worley and the Limits of Religious Free Speech

Words have gravity, and in certain contexts, the words we choose and employ have more weight than in others. I’m definitely sensitive to that when I see the traffic numbers on my blog. It’s a public forum, and literally anyone can see what I’ve said. The church pulpit is an equally heavy responsibility when it [Read More...]

Still Wondering if Santorum is a Theocrat?

Sometimes political candidates get wrongly labeled as a theocrat (one whose policy decisions are directly influenced by divine guidance) simply because they’re conservative. So when I heard the “T” word being batted around with regard to Rick Santorum, I hedged. Until this past weekend, that is. As the old saying, wrongly attributed quite often to [Read More...]

Free Speech for People, not Corporations – Do something!

Concerned about recent action by the Supreme Court that endowed corporations with the same free speech rights individual citizens have? You should be. Watch this 5-minute video, then take action.
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