"So will the State of California face the threat of similar federal sanctions for its own proposed “kill the gays” referendum? In attempting to put the Sodomite Suppression Act – which allows “any person who willingly touches another person of the same gender for purposes of sexual gratification” to “be put to death by bullets to the head or by any other convenient method” – on the ballot in California, attorney Matt McLaughlin has made it clear that too many people in the United States are no be … [Read more...]
The GOP is still kowtowing to the Christian Right. When will that change? That the evangelical right already controls the GOP shouldn't really be in dispute. Not only do the Republicans do exactly as the Christian right tells them on every social issue, such as reproductive rights or gay rights, but Republicans also pay fealty to the Christian right by targeting Muslim countries with their hawkish posturing or using Christian language to rationalize slashing the social safety net. If you were t … [Read more...]
As Lynn Stuart Parramore (AlterNet February 28, 2015) writes: "Last year, for the very first time, Protestants lost their majority status...But the GOP doesn’t seem to show many signs of reducing the outsized influence of white evangelicals... the GOP really can't afford to tone it down, because while monied elites tend to be secular, selling free-market pillage to the people getting robbed is not a very effective strategy. So they still have to mask their agenda behind appeals to popular relig … [Read more...]
BUSH “LEGACY” FINISHED– Should We Have Attacked the Saudis-Not Iraq? I Told You The Saudi-9/11 Story was Going to be HUGE NOW NYT TOP OF THE PAGE HEADLINE
George Bush and his oil cronies betrayed America. Period. Before the Saudi-Bush-9/11 story is over, he won't only be remembered as the worst American president ever, but as a traitor. Just wait. This is the story that will define the Bush legacy and the 2016 election too. Goodbye GOP.Just check out the New York Times headlines today. And remember that yesterday in, "Is This the Dirtiest Secret in American Government History? Did Bush Know it Was Saudi Arabia that Orchestrated and Paid For … [Read more...]
Watch This Daily Show CLIP with Jon Stewart on The Obama-Hating Republican Party Being Run by Liars Then Read Krugman and DEAL WITH IT!
Are Republicans in Congress just racists or are they fools? Maybe they just believe that facts have a liberal bias. I dare any Republican to "answer" Jon Stewart and Paul Krugman who have proved this here. These aren't conjectures but facts. Watch the clip then read Krugman's summing up and then admit it: The Republican Party is being run by fools or worse-- Period.Paul Krugman writes in the New York Times "we’re looking at a political subculture in which ideological tenets are simply no … [Read more...]
The choice is clear: Pope Francis or the GOP? Republicans V. Pope Francis on Cuba WATCH the Tango Danced in St. Peter’s Sq
According to press reports, Pope Francis had quite a 78th birthday. The pontiff began Wednesday with prayers and a birthday celebration with tango dancers near St. Peter’s Square. His day ended with a historic diplomatic breakthrough between Cuba and the United States — and the disclosure that the Argentine pope played a key role as broker.Francis is being credited for helping bridge the divide by first sending letters to President Obama and President Raúl Castro of Cuba, and then having t … [Read more...]
Will 7 years of GOP racist attacks on Obama pay off? That’s all this election is about. GOP “win” = a win for bigots.
Will 7 years of GOP racist attacks on Obama pay off? That's all this election is about. GOP "win" = a win for bigots. Frank Schaeffer is a writer. His latest book --WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace Available now on Amazon Follow Frank on Twitter www.twitter.com/frank_schaeffer See Frank’s paintings http://www.frankschaefferart.com/ Follow Frank on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/frank.schaeffer.16 Contact Frank at http://www … [Read more...]
The Hysteria Surrounding the Ebola “Issue” is the Perfect Lens to Look at BOTH Secular and Religious Dumb and Dumber America Through
Jeff Daniels Says Jim Carrey 'Dumb & Dumber'And now to our Ebola/election year present... Evangelical control of the right wing has fused with secular stupidity to create a perfect storm of willful ignorance. Our American reaction to the Ebola “crisis” is the actual crisis.The hysteria surrounding the Ebola “issue” is the perfect lens to look at ourselves through. What we see exposed is the root cause of both our failed religious and secular anti-education "cultures." What we see is h … [Read more...]