the culture war isn’t new

The “culture wars” have been going on since before the founding of America – the Civil War, women’s suffrage, prohibition, desegregation/civil rights, religion in school, voting rights, abortion/reproductive rights, science versus faith, gay rights and more. In each of these there is/was a battle between tradition/faith (always in part justified by the Bible and conservative […]

this Easter, let’s not be those guys…

This Easter, if you are one of the 72% of people in this country who self identify as Christian, ask yourself that retro and corny question: “What would Jesus do?” The Christian church has a troubling legacy of joining in with the conservative culture in oppressing and harming people with less power. It has supported […]

tornadoes, shootings – it’s all the gays’ fault. (Damn gays.)

Illinois Tornadoes Blamed On State’s Gay Marriage Law By Right-Wing Religious Group (Thanks to Steve for finding this on Huff post.)   And check out this link (find the slide show near the bottom of the page) for all the horrible things that gays have caused in the last several years.  Damn gays. While the […]

why can’t we get more politicians like this….?

Click here! What do you do when you’re a politician live on television and a pastor who is against marriage equality asks you why you support marriage rights for all? You take note from Australia’s prime minister, Kevin Rudd, a devout Christian, and do exactly what he does in these amazing four minutes.

which political party is better for America?

From Addicting Info (author unknown) Take just 5 minutes. Imagine an America where only one religion dictates the law of the land like Rick Santorum suggests. Where things like the Patriot Act and Guantanamo Bay-style camps that enable no right to fair trial are created. LGBT Americans cannot only not serve in the military but have their children confiscated. […]

gay politician silenced by opponent citing ‘God’s law’

By Steve Benen As is the case in many states, many in Pennsylvania are considering how to proceed in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act, and on Wednesday, state Rep. Brian Sims (D) of Philadelphia rose to address the issue with his legislative colleagues. But Sims, the first […]