After squeezing into the clown car announcing his intention to run for President, Donald Trump gave a big wave to the crowd as Neil Young’s Rockin’ In The Free World played. At the time that struck me as odd. Isn’t Neil Young incredibly liberal? Did Trump just give Young assloads upon assloads of money to [Read More...]
High-ranking clergy in the Catholic Church have apparently performed an exorcism on all of Mexico in the wake of legalized same-sex marriage. Breitbart says: In an extraordinary act of spiritual warfare, several bishops and exorcist priests have performed what is being called a “Magno Exorcismo” (great exorcism) of the entire country of Mexico following a [Read More...]
Catholic Channel at Patheos: Pope is infallible when speaking ex cathedra…but not on global warming!
The Catholic Channel at Patheos is a real hoot. It’s a stew of your general super conservative talking points which means, to most of them, the consensus of climate scientists isn’t scientific. However, tomorrow Pope PR is going to release a new encyclical which will label global warming a crisis and urge us to respond [Read More...]
Joe Jervis reports on Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, speaking in Columbus, OH saying something about how brave they are for being the majority trying to shit on people they don’t like: “While some evangelicals may be bowing down to the deception of the inclusiveness of same-sex marriage, we will not bow [Read More...]
Yeah, kinda like this. [Read more...]
Texas town’s mayor can’t see how “Jesus welcomes you to Hawkins” sign violates separation of church and state.
The city of Hawkins, Texas (of course it’s Texas) has put up a sign that might, just might violate the separation of church and state: The debate over a sign on city property that says “Jesus Welcomes You to Hawkins” packed a city council meeting on Monday night. The sign, located on U.S. Highway 80 [Read More...]
[Index of series posts] Continuing the rebuttal of the article, “9 Scientific Facts Prove that “The Theory of Evolution” is wrong.” [Read more...]
Damn. The United States was beaten to the punch by hella Catholic Mexico: In ruling after ruling, the court has said that state laws restricting marriage to heterosexuals are discriminatory. Though the decisions have been made to little public fanfare, they have had the effect of legalizing gay marriage in Mexicowithout enshrining it in law. “When [Read More...]
It seems atheism is not without its own crackpots. Apparently there’s a guy named Zoltan Istvan (points for having a name that sounds like a villain from Flash Gordon) running for President with the Transhumanist Party (say what?) who thinks atheists should be exempt from airport security: Atheist groups have denounced a recently published column [Read More...]
Pope PR is back at it. This last Sunday he told a crowd of 25,000 people a thing or two about how kids need heterosexual parents: “They’re not scared of the differences!” the pope said. “What great richness this diversity is, a diversity which becomes complementary, but also reciprocal. It binds them, one to the [Read More...]
Catholic researchers try to fudge the numbers, but studies show half of Catholic teens leave the fold.
The numbers just keep getting worse. Some Catholic researchers have tried to say the problem of teens leaving Catholicism as they get into their twenties isn’t so much of a problem by running studies that completely ignore ex-Catholics. When an honest look is taken at the number of young Catholics vs. the number of defections…well, [Read More...]
A pair of Pennsylvania parents have been arrested for neglecting their child to death in the name of the lord: This week Pennsylvania prosecutors filed charges against Ebed and Christine Delozier, whose 18-month-old daughter Hope died in March, after the couple failed to take the sick baby to a doctor. According to WNEP, the little [Read More...]
I’ve been wrong all these years: there is a god, and this god loves me. That’s the only way to explain people like Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee, and Donald Trump running for President. And many of them even say god told them to do it! Not so they can win – they don’t have a [Read More...]