Tag Archive for discrimination

Recapping The 2016 DNC

By Starshadow Okay, my thoughts on the DNC. Speeches were all good and all on point. Senator Clinton isn’t the greatest speech-maker usually but she upped her game last night. She spoke at length but I was never looking at the clock except to check when it was my cat’s feeding time. BTW, my cat…

An Oncoming Storm: The 2014 Midterm Elections

An Oncoming Storm: The 2014 Midterm Elections I understand that most of the people I know are jumping for joy that the GOP has taken control of both Houses. This is a ‘Red State,’ so it stands to reason. However, as most of you know, I am not a Republican, so yesterday was not really…

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…

HIV: Responsibility of Consent

” But remember, even if you have a low viral load, you can still transmit HIV to your sex partner.” – Aids.gov A topic of conversation had come up in the comment section on a popular blog recently as whether or not someone who is knowingly infected with the HIV virus has a responsibility to inform…

Fundamentalist Pastor Writes Homophobic Op Ed Piece

I replied to the editor, but my response wasn’t published. So here it is. “If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.” – Benjamin Franklin I’ve written previously on how bigotry is alive and well in the town where I reside,…

Bigotry Alive and Well in Small Georgia Newspaper

“The proscribing any citizen as unworthy the public confidence by laying upon him an incapacity of being called to offices of trust and emolument unless he profess or renounce this or that religious opinion is depriving him injuriously of those privileges and advantages to which, in common with his fellow citizens, he has a natural…

Islam, Terrorism And The True Muslim…

We are at war against infidels… I ask all Islamic nations, all Muslims,  all Islamic armies, and all heads of Islamic states to join the Holy War. There are many enemies to be killed or destroyed…the final aim of which  is to put Koranic law in power from one end of the earth to the other – Ayatollah…

I Got Your “Tolerance” Right Here…

“We’ve made too many compromises already, too many retreats. They invade our space, and we fall back.” – Jean Luc Picard A while back I published an article on the American Atheists, Inc. “No God Blog,” of which I am a contributor.  It was in response to the call for tolerance by accommodationalists among the…