I’ve been thinking about evangelicals. They are a strong political force within the conservative movement and while I have no problem with the expression of deep faith, I am always a little confused by the contradiction between their pageantry and Matthew 6:1: “Take heed that ye give not your alms before men, to be seen of them.”… [Read more]
Sex scandals are so much more fun writing topics when they involve the conservative “holier than thou” set. They certainly are more entertaining than trying to sort out the two years of tax returns Mitt Romney has not kept secret from We the “You People.” They happen frequently enough so that they no longer evoke a Jimmy Swaggart “come to Jesus” televised weep fest, but only a run from reporters.… [Read more]
The GOP’s South Carolina primaries take place on Saturday, January 21st. It’s the third primary but first in the south — a fact that is not lost on the candidates. *Fanning myself* Mmmmm…. I can smell it in the air. All of that evangelical Christian bible belt social conservatism tradition steeped in hospitable mendacity and intolerance….*breathing… [Read more]
*Deep breath*…Ahhh….that scent in the air! It smells like ‘fresh-and-new-year’ scent. *Inhaling deeply again…* The reset button has been pushed; it’s all about moving forward!
*SLAP BACK INTO REALITY* OK, enough of that. Back into battle gear. Or so the GOP would have it.
What, so early in the year, has me
pissed the hell off so annoyed?… [Read more]