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Cruz Missile

© G B Trudeau Are conservative Christians going to be fooled again, the way they were with Dubya? I mean, for heaven’s sake, Ted Cruz is married to an investment banker and his only motto seems to be something like “Praise the Lord and gimme the greenbacks”. And while he has the most hardline stance […]

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They’re Everywhere!

© Jen Sorensen Considering that our country is a total melting pot of different cultures, races, and ethnicities, it is amazing that we have a long history of freaking out about different groups over our entire history. Including the Irish, Chinese railroad workers, Catholics, the Japanese during WWII, and on and on.

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The War On Christmas Season!

© Tom Tomorrow How can anyone, no matter how right-wing nutty, who witnesses the winter season of every year, believe for a second that there is any kind of war on Christmas here? Personally, I don’t like what the Christmas holiday has become in this country. And yet, my wife somehow got me to dress […]

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The GOP Spirit of Christmas

© Keith Knight Lemme see. Instead of the “Good Samaritan” they have the “Selfish Samaritan”. Why would he let any of those Syrian refugees seek refuge in our country? They have Saint Ronnie. And the Golden Rule (“he who has the gold, makes the rules”). With the preemptive war in Iraq, they have “do unto […]

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Religious Extremism

© Ruben Bolling Rubio got it half right. It is a clash alright, but a clash of religions, and certainly not of “civilizations”. You can’t have a civilization if you aren’t civil! But Rubio has said something even scarier. He believes that “God’s rules” overrule the Supreme Court and laws given to us by Congress. […]

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Helping the Terrorists Win?

Some people are comparing our hostility to the Syrian refugees to a similar situation on the eve of WWII, when 67% of Americans were against letting Jewish refugees escaping Nazi Germany come to the US. And 100 years before that, refugees from the Irish Famine were treated just as badly. Daesh (and terrorism) is our […]

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Proven Christians?

Rupert Murdoch (the dark lord of Fox News) tweeted the following: Obama facing enormous opposition in accepting refugees. Maybe make special exception for proven Christians. Seriously? Proven Christians? Of course, the best part is all the responses to his tweet. Here are just a few: ‘proven’ Christians. Lolz. Some sort of bible quiz on the […]

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Religious Freedom

A woman in Massachusetts won the right to wear a colander on her head in her driver’s license photo: Lindsay Miller is a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. Also known as Pastafarians, members are encouraged to wear a colander in official identification photos as a public expression of their belief. I […]

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Merry War on Christmas!

Stephen Colbert weighs in on the outrage directed at Starbucks because their special holiday cup is not Christmasy enough for some Christians:

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The Enemy of My Enemy?

Can it really be true? Is the famously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church actually condemning Kim Davis and saying that she should issue marriage licenses to gay people? They actually accuse her of causing gay marriage to become legal. Along with a number of tweets, the “church” published the following statement, saying that they were going […]

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War on Christianity?

How the conservatives are welcoming Pope Francis to America: I don’t think conservatives are the least bit concerned about Christianity. Their religion is money and greed. My favorite line is when they attack the Pope for being “anti trickle-down economics”. O-M-G!

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Unqualified

GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson said on NBC TV that he thinks Muslims are unfit to be president. He claims the president’s faith should be consistent with the US constitution. He was then asked if he considered Islam to be consistent, he said, “No I don’t, I do not. I would not advocate that we […]

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Helen, Amen!

Helen Philpot (of Margaret and Helen) has a better grasp of religion that most of our presidential candidates: Margaret, here is the thing about religion: Faith is a wonderful thing until it becomes certainty; at which point it becomes fanaticism. If there was only one true religion, fanaticism wouldn’t be all that bad. But there’s […]

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Turnabout

What are the chances that some pious presidential candidates would promise to protect this person’s religious freedom? UPDATE: Here’s an even better (and real) example. Have any presidential candidates expressed outrage that a Muslim flight attendant was suspended without pay from her job because she refused to serve alcohol in accordance with her Islamic faith? […]

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Above The Law?

I’ve resisted saying anything about Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who is still refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay people. The legalization of gay marriage happened so quickly, it is no surprise that there are a few problems here and there. It doesn’t matter if she isn’t much of a poster child […]

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