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You know what I really, really hate? I hate when somebody adapts a Jane Austen novel for stage or screen and thinks they can improve on her dialogue. They can't. And furthermore -- oh, strike that. ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 36 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
While the number of Americans who identify as Christian has declined in recent years, the recent Pew poll has found another interesting statistic. The number of LGB Americans who identify as ...
by librarisingnsf
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 05:12 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Oops. Seems to be happening a lot these days. People are forgetting to renew their website domain names. It might not be the end of the world for some, but ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 03:59 PM PDT with 145 Recommends
James Comer may emerge with the GOP nomination despite past allegations of domestic violence Leading Off : • KY-Gov : SurveyUSA takes a look at next Tuesday's increasingly nasty GOP primary, ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
35 Founding Father Quotes Conservative Christians Will Hate http://reverbpress.com/politics/founding-father-quotes-conservative-christians-will-hate/ Christian Group Asks Pastors To Investigate ...
by Vet63
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 02:20 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I constantly hear politicians complaining about the imagined abuses of our 2nd Amendment rights to bear arms, or our 1st Amendment rights of religious freedom yet hear almost nothing about the other ...
by arky70
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 12:58 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Not since Johannes Gutenberg made the Bible more accessible has information been so easily and (potentially) democratically shared as today. Pew Research just released the results of an extensive ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 60 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 10:21 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
For those who think that my story of my mother is a lie... Please see below...
by nicolemaschke
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 05:36 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
A recent NOM blog post covering some news is just more proof that the religious right feels entitled to have its religion decide all questions of law and policy (the short hand word for this is "...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 06:03 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
by Vetwife
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 01:35 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
One of the common features found in many—and perhaps most—religious traditions is the mystical experience in which the realities of time and space are suspended and there are feelings of awe and ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 08:24 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
An Auburn, Nebr. woman has filed a case in Federal court in Omaha, seeking to have the court decide whether homosexuality is a sin. Really. More below the sinful orange taffeta.
by Village Vet
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 03:21 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Americanism is often referred to as "America's secular religion." I have some notes and speculations on religion in general and Americanism in specific. Religion is an interesting word, its origin ...
by redwolfe
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 09:57 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This post is aimed mainly at Americans. Religious persecution has two sides: the persecuted, and the persecutor. You are the persecuted if you are being hassled for, or prevented from, ...
by Lori Renee Fye
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 03:05 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Have you heard about the new fangled cry for "Religious Freedom"? Has it penetrated your psyche as it seems to have penetrated the right wing conservative mass? Religious freedom, that's a GOOD ...
by Paenumbra
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 02:48 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The Satanic Temple begins legal aid fund to offer exemptions against, and actively challenge, arbitrary, insulting, and outright harmful anti-abortion legislation. The Satanic Temple (TST), ...
by Doug Mesner
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 07:34 AM PDT with 121 Recommends
Everywhere I go, I read about the new strategy for Gay marriage or how not to let the right wing use the subject in elections. Or, how to get the religious to except gay marriage (an utterly ...
by thepanamarick
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 06:46 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
time for the dizzy monster to eat dark holes in the spirit world' On this blessed, gettin' up Sunday morning I would like to talk about faith and the power of GOD...God...god! (think Echo...echo.
by thepanamarick
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 08:49 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Monday Morning Sunday School Today's sermon comes from: The Church of the Holy Secularist Reverend Penne addresses the "War on Marriage": The Devil is in the Details, or Lack Thereof. Ted ...
by Citizen Crabgrass
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
It's past time evangelical Christians demand their leaders speak up!
by markandmarsha
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 08:12 PM PDT with 11 Recommends