Dead baby on a Turkish beach? (source)
More than 100,000 flee massive floods in Japan? (source)
8,000 dead in Ukraine? (source)
7 civilians (including 5 children) killed by U.S. forces’ bomb? (source)
Thousands dead in an Ebola epidemic? (source)
What exactly has God got in these cases?
Listen to the words and read the signs of the protesters supporting government official Kim Davis in her insistence upon taking away same-sex couples’ marriage rights and it becomes clear what the basis for their position is.
“It’s about God. That’s the main important thing.”
“God’s Will, Not Ours”
“Acts 5:29 We Ought to Obey […]
In the news: Feagin County Sheriff Paul Cousins announced that under his orders, police officers will begin issuing tickets against all citizens who drive motor vehicles in his jurisdiction. A member of the Amish religious community, Cousins explained that he felt driving a car would be sinful, and he would not allow sin to prevail […]
Kim Davis claims that it isn’t just her opinion that makes same-sex marriages invalid. She says that, in denying marriage licenses to gays and lesbians, she is operating under “God’s authority”. Never mind that little old thing they call the law. […]
You say super hero…
… and I say saint…
… and a Bible isn’t anything but a comic book with more words.
In the wake of the little-heralded acknowledgement by Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan that a local murder wasn’t some kind Wiccan ritual after all, it might be tempting for Sheriff Morgan to back down in general from his demonization of Wiccans. Such an approach would be kind, considerate, and fact-based. It won’t put Sheriff Morgan […]
Journalism needs to develop some rituals procedures of its own. Prime among them must be the practice of staying around after opening a story with an explosive article to report what actually happens in the aftermath of the blast. […]
Four men from Moreno Street in Pensacola have been arrested and charged with crimes related to their repeated gatherings to enact a blood ritual involving animal sacrifice. […]
The Dashka Stone looks like a rock with a big crack in it, and some interesting natural texture. That’s all. […]
Right wing activists have tried to bring the presidency of Barack Obama down by claiming that he was born in Kenya, that he was raised by Marxists, that he wears a Muslim ring and uses Muslim hand gestures. They’ve even claimed that Barack Obama’s mother was a porn star.
Now, over on the evangelical Christian […]