Tag Archive for christian

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…

What Would Jesus Do?

By Ray Dickerson – Guest Writer What would Jesus do, you ask? All we have to go by are the scriptures found in the Bible to understand the answer. If any subject were important enough, it would have been included as a witness to his legacy. If someone calls themselves a “follower of Christ”, it…

Lies, Hypocrisy and Bigotry in These United States

“I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.” – Stephen Fry You hear the word Freedom thrown around a lot. But what about the concept, as my friend RJ Evans says, of “Freedom and Liberty For All?” It’s a mighty phrase, and it…

Christian Politics: An Oxymoron for the Ages

“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) I don’t often use Christian Scripture as an opening quote for my articles, nor do I usually…

Sex: Prudish People Perpetrating Preposterous Policies

Sex.  It is what it is for each of us, according to how we like it and how we are internally oriented.   Our sexuality, along with what drives us sexually, belongs to each of us, individually. Sexual predators or pedophiles notwithstanding, our sexuality is nobody’s business.   Those who just can’t keep their noses out of…

All homosexuals should be castrated – Rev. Billy Graham

“Homosexuals are brute beasts…part of a vile and satanic system that will be utterly annihilated, and there will be a celebration in heaven.” – Jerry Falwell “As a mother, I know that homosexuals cannot biologically reproduce children; therefore, they must recruit our children.” Anita Bryant “Many of those people involved with Adolph Hitler were Satanists,…

Sweet Home Alabama? No, Not Really…

Alabama already has enough of a reputation for being a seedbed of ignorance and the butt of almost every redneck joke you can think of.  While there are many fine people that live here, there are amongst us some of the worst that I have seen and they are not helping the rest of us…

Against Abortion? Then Don’t Have One…

Before my inbox gets filled with reminders that I said I would not write about this ever again, it should be known that I am writing about it again because my inbox was filled by people asking me to.  Abortion is a subject that I rarely touch upon because, as I have stated, I do…

Christians Are Better off Dead

This is not my point of view, but that of an educated Theologian. Early this morning eleven people lost their lives in what is being touted as the worst wreck that Kentucky has seen in over two decades.  A tractor trailer operated by Hester, Inc., out of Fayette, Alabama, crossed the a median and smashed…