man your battle stations! Lock and load! (The new Christian rhetoric)

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)”

the four things the religious right needs before they can take over America…

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…”

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.Continue reading “which political party is better for America?”

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 firstContinue reading “gay politician silenced by opponent citing ‘God’s law’”

oh, the whacky things conservatives say…

Based on an article by Allen Clifton.  Like Allen, I’ve been amused, saddened and surprised by some of these super-frequent conservative statements that don’t seem to have a lot of thought behind them. The government never does anything for me.”– Said by the person who drove on public roads from their job that provides overtime payContinue reading “oh, the whacky things conservatives say…”