IRS Warns Religious Institutions — Will They Back It Up?

Recently, an IRS official warned church pastors attending the Faith Leaders Summit meeting in Washington that endorsing candidates or contributing to campaigns could result in revocation of the church’s tax-exempt status.  Basically what this means is that a pastor can do whatever they want as a private citizen, but endorsing, speaking against, campaigning for, or [Read More…]

Science Is No Longer Exact in Tennessee

More than 85 years after the Scopes trial in Tennessee, the state is again making headlines for its science education practices. Recently, a bill was passed by the state house and senate that will allow science teachers to insert their own curriculum into the fold, exposing students to whatever brand of “science education” their particular [Read More…]

Thou Shalt Not Display Commandments in Court

Finally. A federal judge has ordered Dixie County officials to remove a 5-foot tall monument to the Ten Commandments from the front of a courthouse in Florida. The 6-ton granite waste of taxpayer money must be removed from the courthouse in 30 days, which will ultimately waste another heap of cash in an already financially [Read More…]

Pat Robertson is Bat Shit Crazy

Ok, maybe the title is a little harsh.  But come on, this is a guy that compared Liberals to Nazis, called feminists child murderers, and said that Haiti is suffering because of the pact they made with the devil to get the French out.  And now his latest rant involves same sex marriage.  Recently on [Read More…]

Is Our Country’s Culture Beyond Repair? Why Weiner Should Have Stayed in Office

The recent developments in the Anthony Weiner “scandal” have forced me to give some thought to what’s going on with American society and whether or not it needs fixing.  There are so many avenues I could go down with this post:  the news media’s obsession with scandal, our voyeuristic culture, the ultra-sensitive fragile feelings of [Read More…]

The Right Has Nothing Better to Do

Yup… so instead of focusing on the crisis in the Middle East, unemployment, health care, education, and a myriad of other issues that threaten the great US of A, Michelle Bachmann and her Congressional Prayer Caucus have written a letter to President Obama correcting him on his reference to our National Motto. The Caucus, “dedicated [Read More…]

Bama Governor Bentley Only Represents Bible Beaters

In a speech given by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley on Martin Luther King Day, shortly after being sworn in, Bentley pissed off his non-saved constituents by proclaiming that if you don’t have the holy spirit living inside you, you’re not his brother or sister. Oh the irony. Savor it. Ok so to be fair, the [Read More…]

Vatican Science: An oxymoron?

I recently read an article published on (here) that discussed the Vatican’s view on science as a whole, but more specifically, the Big Bang Theory. It appears that the guy in the big hat is ok with the theory and thinks there is a place for science and religion to coexist on this front. [Read More…]