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Obama Supports Forcing Atheists’ Kids To Pledge Oaths To God

Americans who support freedom of religion believe that it ought to be the decision of parents whether to introduce their children into religious rituals. This week, Barack Obama said that he doesn’t agree with that. Obama believes that the federal government, not parents, should decide when American children will proclaim religious oaths. [...]

8 Republicans Try to Stop Kids from Saying the Pledge of Allegiance

Last year, 15 Republicans in the House of Representatives did their darndest to stop kids at public schools from saying the Pledge of Allegiance. Yes, Republicans opposed the speaking of the Pledge of Allegiance.

These Republicans issued a threat in their bill, H.R. 6783: if a school mandates or even just permits the Pledge of [...]

Republican Cult of Nationalism Enshrined in GOP Platform

Under the cult proposed by the GOP platform, the deity to be worshipped would be the state itself. The nation of the United States of America would be elevated to the status of a god. [...]

Sarah Palin, Amy Goodman and the Unfounding of the USA

Will anyone at the Republican National Convention even apologize for this illegal arrest of journalists attempting to cover the event? I’m not expecting to hear any such admission of wrongdoing. [...]

Sarah Palin Displays Lazy Ignorance Yet Again: Palin Thinks the Founding Fathers Wrote the Pledge

I want to thank J. Clifford for pointing me to Sarah Palin’s responses to the 2006 Eagle Forum Questionnaire. My eyebrows hit the high mark when I read this passage:

Question: Are you offended by the phrase “Under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance? Why or why not?

Sarah Palin: Not on your life. If [...]