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For months before the election, I cried to anyone who would listen that the nation had an important choice to make. Fear and ignorance or reason and science. It was easy because the choice should ...
by Cpqemp
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 06:34 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Ben Affleck, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Chris Hayes and the Establishment versus Bill Maher, Sam Harris, et. all... Or What is Racism? What is Religion? The policy of the emperors and the senate,
by musikate
Comment Count 110 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 07:25 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I just found this in Reuters about those WTO/TPP "Free-Trade" cult people: Trade is no longer seen as the growth-booster it was before the financial crisis, particularly in emerging economies. Even ...
by Seattle Socialist
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Aug 02, 2014 at 09:48 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
It's Mother's Day!! So 'Happy Mother's Day' to the still sane Mother's who try and raise their children in a growing insane and uncivilized society! All day long while surfing the web news sites I'...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 12:42 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
In early February, I wrote about Idaho's 'religious freedom' bill proposed by Rep. Lynn Luker (R-Boise). According to Luker, the bill (HB 427) was inspired by a New Mexico case that penalized a ...
by esessis
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2014 at 09:57 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
The Real Issue Is Whether Religion Has The Right To Control Healthcare? I have sat by patiently as I watch this country get pulled farther and farther back into the Dark Ages. You remember the ...
by Jack Ryan
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 12:11 PM PST with 19 Recommends
That's the subject title, 'Gunfighter Nation', given to last nights PBS show from Moyers & Company , a title of one of Richard Slotkins books.
by jimstaro
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Dec 14, 2013 at 04:58 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Wow. These guys are really giving me a workout, considering this is supposed to be an off-year. This one qualifies as a personal rant, but with the way things are going, it's impossible to ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 60 comments on Tue Oct 08, 2013 at 02:24 PM PDT with 149 Recommends
Everyone who uses the Internet, a good search engine, and is at least a little distractible (or much too curious) has had the experience of starting in one perfectly sensible place, and ending up ...
by pimutant
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 09:51 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
(A response to those who say that not attacking the administration over the Prism matter means you're in the "Obama Cult." It's a cult about pushing back in 2014 the tide of crazy lunatics who ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 07:27 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Paul Thomas Anderson is my favorite film director who isn’t Scorsese. And even then, it’s getting very close. When I ambled out into the light after the L.A. native’s sixth feature, the ...
by Jennifer A Epps
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 06:43 PM PST with 3 Recommends
There you go Ricky. You have some followers. Fans of Rick Scott Devil Worshipers. They are rallying behind you and I want every so called Christian, Jewish Muslim and Hindu along with non ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 08:31 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Is there anyway we can send these Anti-Muslim Agitators to the Middle East to explain themselves , and then negotiate a peaceful resolution, to the violence now raging? Violence and disruptions, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 01:38 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The reporting and punditry in the wake of the death of Sun Myung Moon has left a lot to be desired. Even long, seemingly comprehensive treatments of Moon's life and empire, such as the one that ran ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 119 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 08:46 PM PDT with 243 Recommends
Came across this fun video that explains what the Mormon church teaches about how God, aka Elohim, came to be transformed from human to god and how Joseph Smith, a descendant of Jesus, came to be ...
by JTinDC
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 09:39 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
If knowledge is power, then what is ignorance? It has been my experience over the past 30 years of doing research and writing about the Religious Right and various of its components, that most of ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 48 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 02:08 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
28) God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that ...
by jamess
Comment Count 183 comments on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 04:32 PM PST with 276 Recommends
It’s the Charge of the Light Brigade, Custer’s Last Stand, Pickett’s Charge. GOP culture warriors are bravely raising the flag of religious freedom (you may stop snickering now) while they ...
by A Mad Mad World
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Feb 17, 2012 at 07:02 AM PST with 11 Recommends
No, this is not news to many on here but civility and kindness is found in few places. When the puritans set foot on the New World, they quickly summed up the red people as savages. The puritans ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 09:22 AM PST with 19 Recommends
A couple of years ago, during the ascendancy of the Tea Party hullabaloo, I posted an essay here on the similarities ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 04:36 AM PST with 20 Recommends