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City Bans Christmas? The Non-War on Christmas

“City Bans Christmas,” an e-mail blast by the American Family Association informs me. “The War on Christmas has already begun.”

No celebrations of Christmas allowed within the borders of a city here in Americaa? Unthinkable! Indefensible! Why…

…wait a minute. My suspicions regarding this claim were raised when I learned that the city in question […]

60 Plus Association: the Ties, the Agenda, the Money

The 60 Plus Association portrays itself as a “non-partisan seniors advocacy group.” But a review of 60 Plus activity shows it to be involved in a variety of special interest advocacy not connected to seniors, and the major players in 60 Plus have a documented history of highly partisan connections and activities.

60 Plus Confronts […]

An Atheist Campaigns For Congress

Wynne LeGrow’s guesses about what happens after death don’t matter. If there is any afterlife, the jurisdiction of Congress doesn’t reach there. […]

Tea Party Contributions to State Candidates: 92% Republican, 0% Democrat

Looking at data on federally-organized political action committees and Section 527 groups that identify themselves as part of the “Tea Party” movement, we’ve discovered that such openly-disclosed grassroots groups have levels of activity too low to account for the highly visible “Tea Party” activity seen splayed across the national media. Indeed, most of them are […]

McCain Goes to Virginia, Declares Intention to Whip Barack Obama

Oh, yes he did:

“After I whip his you know what in this debate we’re going to be going out…”

The remainder of John McCain’s sentence was drowned out by the roaring applause of the audience in this Southern state.

Why Can’t Tim Kaine Separate Religion and Politics?

Why can’t we keep politics separate from the messy and often absurd realm of religion? Is Tim Kaine saying that atheists and other nonreligious Americans can’t be involved in politics? Does Tim Kaine think that only religious citizens can be involved in politics? […]