Earlier this week, Rowan created a visualization of Pew Research polling data regarding the rejection of atheists as marriage partners in the United States. The lesson was pretty clear: if you’re an atheist in the United States and you want to be accepted by your
The President and Congress are both in the same position on this issue: They love talking about their “commitment”, but they’re afraid to act. That’s an easy position to adopt, but given the recent attention to this issue, it’s not a position that’s going to hold.
I hate to sit back being a passive victim of the news cycle, so I use Monday morning as a time to review the Friday announcements that bothered me both, so let me bring your attention back to two Friday news items that got mostly lost in the blur of Americans sprinting to the beach:
Barack Obama is showing, with his choice of Rick Warren to provide a religious invocation over the Presidential Inauguration, that his dependence upon homohpobia and theocratic kooks was not just a campaign tactic. It’s going to be part of the way Barack Obama governs too.