When a source of inspiration and spiritual guidance for Catholics around the world is deemed “too liberal” by House Republicans, it’s quite evident that Ted Cruz and Louie Gohmert are now the face of the GOP.
Monthly Archives: July 2014
If the title of this article is vapid to the point of absurdity, that’s because it is indeed a trite and possibly ludicrous way to describe the bloodshed in Gaza. Sadly, it’s the truth, and the reality that both Hamas and Israel are to blame for the civilian deaths in Gaza is something neither side […]
Which View of Christianity Does the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Ruling Defend? What About Sharia Law?
Until God comes down from heaven to advise the Supreme Court on which religious interpretations are truly expressed correctly, it’s best to keep “religious expression” away from laws affecting the lives of all Americans.
The Hobby Lobby Decision Makes ‘Religious Freedom’ A Euphemism For Imposing Religious Doctrine. America Should Beware.
One’s religion should never interfere legally with the personal habits of another person; even if those behaviors pertain to eating horribly, smoking, hiking in dangerous terrain, and especially sexual activity.
Would McCain or Romney Have Acted Differently From Obama Regarding Today’s World Events? Absolutely Not.
The U.S. is paying a terrible toll for our hubris in thinking we could reshape the globe (thanks neocons) and the rhetoric condemning Obama for not caring simply ignores reality.
When this generation allows Americans the basic right to marry and earn money from a plant that isn’t responsible for “2.5 million years of potential life lost (YPLL) annually,” then future legislation will be based more on reason than superstition or prejudice.
Ironically, wasting billions on a fence to protect us from people we employ in not only ludicrous, it makes a mockery of economic data.
Legalizing Marijuana Should Be a Top National Security Objective: Terrorism and Border Instability Would Diminish
The havoc wreaked by drug gangs in Central America could be mitigated to a great degree by legalizing marijuana as well, which would alleviate the current border crisis of desperate children seeking refuge in the U.S.
It’s against the law to buy $28 billion of cocaine and it’s against the law to hire illegal immigrants to pick our crops, but we do both. It’s time to face the reality that we’ve caused the border crisis.
When Conservatives Engage in Islamophobia and Homophobia, and Then Evoke Nazi Analogies, Hitler Smiles Gleefully In Hell
The political goal of making a different group become the enemy and “the other” is what every Hitler analogy should revolve around, not the vapid uses of quotes from Nazis that could apply to all politicians.