If You’re Buying, We’re Selling

A gay rights movement has the potential of taking off from a somewhat unlikely area:  a group of small businesses in Mississippi. The movement comes in light of Mississippi state legislation that could allow businesses to openly discriminate against homosexuals based on religious grounds. In late April, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed a short provision into law which said the state could not significantly burden people’s religious freedom unless there was a compelling reason.… [Read more]

Supreme Court Deals a Major Blow to Separation of Church and State

Freedom of religion is one of the major principles on which this country was founded. Unlike in other parts of the world, citizens of the United States are free to practice any religion they choose. There is no official doctrine in this country and you cannot discriminate against others on the basis of their beliefs. From time to time, though, the principle of religious freedom comes under fire.… [Read more]

Terry Jones: The Good Reverend

The noble crusader roared north from Florida last Thursday, a stalwart soul anointed by God himself to fight Islam, its 1.5 billion  member army the global Devil incarnate – on Canadian soil, in a prime time, public debate with the enemy leadership. Terry Jones, visceral Christian zealot, boss of the hilariously named ‘Dove Ministries’, and conclusive Qur’an burning evidence of why free speech must be treasured above all other personal liberties, headed to Toronto with his noble posse of true believers to slay the Muslim horde, one monosyllable at a time.… [Read more]

Betty White for Obama

Betty White normally does not indicate whom she supports in presidential elections — but this time around she is for President Obama. Hopefully, Right wing LooneyToons like Rush won’t pounce on her, though I think she can defend herself well.

We can expect Betty ,who is 90, to exercise her right to vote in November. We can be thankful that her right to vote is secure even though today in 2012 there are those such as Jesse Peterson, a conservative preacher and regular guest of Sean Hannity on Fox, who said in a recent video “it was a mistake to allow women the right to vote.”.[Read more]

Politically Indirect

 “I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.”

Mahatma Gandhi

Current TV is vying for their own place in the cable news universe.  They have come up with a unique tag line, which I  believe they think will help them stand out from other “Progressive” networks. … [Read more]