Religion

The History of Marriage

Wasn’t always one man and one woman The common and often trotted out claim by the Conservative Religious Right in the United States that same-sex marriage will destroy what they believe to be ‘traditional’ marriage is complete and utter bollocks. Marriage has been defined and redefined over the millennia to fit whatever society needed, and…

In Defense of LGBT Marriage Equality

Truthfully, this shouldn’t even be necessary The short of it is that the only ‘agenda’ the LGBT community has is to achieve social acceptance, and to gain the same civil rights that every American enjoys. This was the goal of the Suffragettes, and the goal of those who marched for civil rights in the sixties…

Creation Ministries International

Proving again that you CAN polish a turd This isn’t the first nor last time you will read something from me on these people, and for good reason. Some of you might remember the MythBusters episode when they proved that one can, indeed, polish a turd. What they came up with was a beautiful piece…

Biblical Literalism and Christian Nationalism

A Treatise on the Conservative Religious Right “My reign is not of this present order. If my reign were of this present order, my supporters would have fought against my being turned over to the Jews. But my reign is not here” – John 18:36) Unless you’ve been living in a cave, it has become…

Science Denial Among Conservative Republicans

The right-wing propaganda machine is in overdrive It would appear that a growing number of right-wing conservative Republicans are becoming less and less in tune with the realities of life in this universe. The propaganda machines that consist of Fox News, World News Network, One News Now, The Drudge Report, Brietbart, Town Hall, Red State…

Exploding the Heads of the Religious Right

88 Founding Father Quotes That Will Enrage The Religious Right This article originally appeared in Liberal America, and was written by Tiffany Willis. From Wikipedia: “The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom…

Why Christians Are Our Own Worst Enemies

By Nathan Watts – Guest Writer I have been having rather deep convictions lately that I really need to put down on paper. However, before I get to the heart of the matter I need to establish a point of reference where my opinions come from and why: First off, I go to Church. However,…

Separation of Church and State

A misinterpretation of the Constitution’s first amendment clause commonly known as the “Establishment Clause” often causes the misunderstanding of separation of church and state. The face our Nation presents to the rest of the world is not that of what we purport to be our beliefs as a united people. According to Thomas Jefferson in…