In trying to beat back a growing wave of support for federal hate crime legislation, the right wing was up to its most dastardly and divisive old tricks. On April 17, they had scheduled a media conference at the National Press Club pairing so-called “ex-gays” with anti-gay black ministers. Their […]
Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential candidate, is the king of crass, the maven of craven and the show pony of phony. He switches positions quicker than a porn star and is more slippery than an okra plate dipped in country butter. I never thought the religious […]
I have finally developed a grudging respect for Focus on the Family. The ease in which they lie is so remarkably breathtaking, all one can do is applaud in wondrous awe. Not even Condi Rice or Dick Cheney can compete with this motley crew when it comes to fibbing with […]
Pitchers of beer are overflowing; roars of laughter and excitement are coming from enthralled football fans and chicken wings are being eaten to the bone. It’s the Super Bowl, the biggest Football game of the year, but this same energy is felt almost every day at Buffalo Wing University.
President Bush’s latest commitment of additional troops to Iraq, in the face of a fierce opposition tantamount to a popular national mandate, only reconfirms the reality that an irrational religious zeal, more than any other singular factor, drives the president’s thinking.
The following was quipped on line by one pundit concerning the defection of the eight Virginia churches from the Episcopal Church to align with the anti-gay Archbishop Akinola of Nigeria last month:
My last request in 2006 is that sleazy right wing preachers, especially in Colorado, will put aside their “Do Me,” list so I can finish my “To Do” list. How many times will I have to blow off my busy work and write a press release about some homophobic holy […]
Right wing leaders violently shook their rattles and practically soiled their diapers the moment they found out Mary Cheney was having a baby. For a moment, it seemed they were going to rename their anti-choice slogan, “Right to Straight Life” and demand that Mary immediately seek a partial birth abortion.
Leave it to the Religious Right to turn Santa Claus into a wedge issue and exchange the gift of seasonal cheer for a box of holiday fear. Thanks to their histrionic “War on Christmas” campaign, major retailers, including Wal-Mart and Walgreen Co. are now dumping “Happy Holidays” for “Merry Christmas” […]
Important elections always provide voters with an opportunity to make a mark, not only on a ballot but on their own souls. Given the public’s sentiments expressed almost daily in national polls now about the debacle in Iraq and the overall direction of the country, there’s no reason to believe […]