America was founded as a Christian nation, and, frankly, I’m darn sick and tired of the constant assault on our religious freedoms from the gays, the minorities, and especially the ladies. Yes, you heard me – especially the ladies. What completely chaps my hide is how successful the women-folk have been in dragging us awayContinue reading “women are unclean”
For those of you out there who didn’t grow up in the evangelical culture, you may not be aware of this. Did you know that there are many, many fundamentalist Christians who believe that God is basically pulling the wool over our eyes, planting phony evidence for carbon-dated fossils, geological formations, DNA-based evolutionary relationships,Continue reading “why faith sometimes makes me a little queazy”
Another small step toward the creation of a “Christian nation!” In 2010 the Texas Board of Education’s conservative members took another major step toward indoctrinating American’s children toward a more “Biblical” worldview. They decided that it’s about time someone corrected the long-standing liberal bias in education – so they “corrected” the history text books. KeepContinue reading “conservative Christians re-write children’s history books…”
See part 1: What will happen when the Christian Right takes over See part 2: The 4 things the Christian Right needs before they can take over Does anyone else remember in the 1980s when the Christian Right (think “Moral Majority”) was obsessed with sex and violence in the media? They campaigned against sex andContinue reading “man your battle stations! Lock and load! (The new Christian rhetoric)”
I don’t see how you can be President without a relationship with the Lord. -President George Bush, 2005 The second coming of Christ is everything that I’m living for. I hope the rapture comes tomorrow. -House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, 2007 America has no King but Jesus -Attorney General John Ashcroft, 2004 The Republican PartyContinue reading “the four things the religious right needs before they can take over America…”
This is actually pretty scary…but stoppable. But please don’t think it can’t happen in America. It already is a work in progress, and it needs to be resisted. Have you heard of Dominionism? Or Christian Nationalism? This is the belief that Christians need to establish a Christian reign on earth before Jesus returns for theContinue reading “what will happen when the Christian right takes over…”
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.