Oversight Hearings on DHHS Contraception Rule Broadcast Now (VIDEO)

Interested in the DHHS controversy over contraception?Currently, hearings are being held with representatives of the Catholic church, and the Southern Baptists. A Jewish Rabbi is also testifying. From the website:Chairman Issa Hearing Preview StatementAmericans of all faiths have a right to practice their religion free from the fear of persecution or harassment from their government. Our nation's founders believed this and enshrined religious freedom into the First Amendment to the … [Read more...]

Anoka-Hennepin School District Ends Silence Policy Toward Sexual Orientation

UPDATE - 2/14/12: The school board placed this information on their website about the change (scroll down to see the approved policy):The Anoka-Hennepin School District has a new policy designed to promote a respectful learning environment in which teachers facilitate student discussions of contentious topics in a balanced and impartial manner that encourages development of critical thinking and decision-making skills."I believe this policy is the best thing for Anoka-Hennepin and for all … [Read more...]

Al Mohler says evangelicals have not told the truth about homosexuality; AFA's Bryan Fischer proves the point

Al Mohler, the President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, told the Christian Science Monitor in March that Baptists have lied about homosexuality and practiced a "form of homophobia."Responding to questions about the CSM article, Mohler affirmed his belief that same-sex sexual behavior is sin, but then told the Associated Baptist Press:“But we as evangelicals have a very sad history in dealing with this issue,” he continued. “We have told not the truth, but we have told about h … [Read more...]

Will this calm the birther storm????

The President is releasing his long form birth certificate today.Trump and Franklin Graham may have pushed the right/wrong buttons.So will this calm the storm? Open forum - what will the new objections be? What will birthers say about this development? And what new and startling findings will we see?Been pretty serious around here for a spell, let's have some fun with this.And here it is...I wonder if this thread will finally die? (2800 comments and counting) … [Read more...]

Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson: The Faith Factor

Tomorrow, April 15, marks the day in 1947 when Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball. The executive who signed him with the express purpose of combating racism was Branch Rickey, President of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Today, CNN reports that Branch Rickey's faith was a strong motivation for his decision to sign Robinson. Roll the tape:I watched the CNN segment this morning and reporter Ed Henry said that he told President Obama about the segment of Robinson … [Read more...]

Bryan Fischer: Now let’s ban the mosques

The American Family Association has become scary. There I said it.At one point, I presented facts to the AFA correcting a report from their information source, OneNewsNow, about the American Psychological Association's task force report on sexual orientation but their reporter hung up on me. I was allowed to rebut some criticism aimed my way which they published as hearsay, but the damage was done. But these are minor problems compared to where Bryan Fischer has taken the group.I have dis … [Read more...]

Sue-a-what? Lindsay Lohan wants her some E-Trade

Remember the E-Trade commercial that featured the girl baby asking the boy baby why he didn't call her last night? And then we find out that the boy baby was dividing his time between the first girl baby and "that milk-a-holic, Lindsay?" In case you forgot, here it is. But near the end, don't blink and see if you think "Lindsay Lohan" when the literal babe jumps out and asks the age old question, "milk-a what?"Never occured to me but it did to Lindsay Lohan. She is suing E-Trade … [Read more...]

Why do reality TV couples split?

Read through to page 4 and you will see a familiar name... … [Read more...]


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