If you have two religions in your land, the two will cut each other's throats; but if you have thirty religions, they will dwell in peace. – Voltaire
So, I’d like to introduce a new and irregular series for your reading pleasure (or sadness, whichever): “Things I learned from Christian Conservatives Today” 1 – Donald Trump will win the election because basically only good, white people vote and they all love Trump. He is like the new Jesus and stuff. Apparently a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Loving the “Sinner” But Hating the “Sin” Isn’t Actually a Thing (and Stuff) Photo credit: Stuck in Customs via RemodelHunt / CC BY-NC-SA So, after the horrible mass murders of a mostly Latino and Black LGBTQ group of club-goers in Orlando, social media is getting stopped up again with self-congratulatory bullshit. As Christians and […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
New Speak Pro-Tip: When social conservatives whine about everyone being “politically correct“, that is their way of saying they are OFFENDED. You know, that same word – OFFENDED – that they’ve spent the last year with cutesy memes telling everyone to stop being about anything? Yeah, they invented that shit and own the trademark. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Travis Gettys, reporting for Raw Story on, Muslim woman shot at and another nearly run off the road in Tampa after leaving mosques: Someone fired at least one gunshot at the woman as she drove away from the mosque in east Tampa, near Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, reported WTSP-TV. She was not […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I usually posted the hate mail that I received at The Multiracial Activist. People would lose their shit when they saw their ignorance on full display. I was careful to scrub email addresses and would remove last names, UNLESS threats or nasty slurs were used. Then, it was game on with your bad self. As […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
American Christians Erect an Idol by Jacob G. Hornberger North Korean authorities recently released an American citizen who had been accused of proselytizing for Christianity in North Korea, where such conduct is a criminal offense. Why would the communist authorities in North Korea care whether people are practicing Christianity? Because government officials are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Is Obama Trying to Alienate Muslim-American Youth? by Sheldon Richman A 19-year-old Chicago-area man was arrested last weekend for attempting to help the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The U.S. government says Mohammed Hamzah Khan, an American citizen, faces 15 years in prison because he was at an airport with a ticket to Turkey […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Christians Rebuke God by Jacob G. Hornberger One of the primary justifications for the welfare state comes from Christians. They say that the welfare state demonstrates the willingness of the American people to fulfill God’s commandments with respect to human relationships. The Ten Commandments include “Thou shalt honor thy mother and father.” In […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Anyone, like your average "Christian Conservative", who wants to have "my religion is better than yours" wars should feel completely free to actually fight themselves, rather than electing proxies (like your average big government Democratic or Republican politician) to send armies to kill on their behalf. Stop shredding my civil liberties and using my paycheck […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It is always fascinating how so many of the people who are intolerant of same sex marriage because it violates their "religion", expect everyone else to bend over backwards to show tolerance and even deference toward their own beliefs. Believe what you want, but keep the government out of it. If you truly believe (insert […]Continue Reading... No Comments.