Tag Archive for United States

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…

Freedom of Speech – The Straw Man’s Defense

By Nathan Watts – Guest Writer Social Media and the topic of what should or should not be posted touches on some very basic subjects that many of us consider to be constitutional rights – the foremost often brought to topic being the “freedom of speech.” I’m going to dissect this, and in the end…

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…

Colorado Has Officially Lost It

Gordon Klingenschmitt is now a State Senator “One person’s craziness is another person’s reality.” – Tim Burton. So, Colorado has a new State Senator, and his name is Gordon Klingenschmitt. I’ve written about him before, but just in case you’re not aware of who he is, please allow me to enlighten you. He goes by…

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…