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A Miracle That Fighter Jet Malfunctioned And Wrecked Homes

Just to make the point clear that he wasn’t just talking about dumb luck, but a bona fide religious miracle, the mayor explained, “We’re so blessed and truly believe a miracle has occurred here with us not having any victims.” It was a particularly Christian miracle, too, apparently. A “Good Friday miracle”, according to the mayor.

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Jelly Belly Elephant Droppings

Part of the profits from the sales of Jelly Belly candies go to pay off Republican politicians. Yuck. Who wants that kind of sour association in their mouths on Easter morning?

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Tea Party Nation Puts Exclusive Christianity on Display

What kind of a nation does the Tea Party Nation have in mind? There’s a lot to admire about the gumption of actual grassroots Tea Party activists. I don’t share their exclusive definition of “defending the Constitution,” promoting an interpretation of the 10th Amendment that

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Obama Eloquence Descends Into Babble

How can President Obama jump from the particularities of Passover and Easter to the general lesson that these two holidays join in with “all the world’s great religions” that we have obligations to ourselves and other people “no matter who we are, where we come from, or what faith we practice”?

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The Original Christmas Cross: Now for Home Use!

Ever eager to make America a more Biblical land, the American Family Association has finally given up on its project of reshaping Florida to look like Judea. There just weren’t enough backhoes. The AFA’s backup plan: to sell “the Original Christmas Cross” at a low,

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?