While the country hung on every word of James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday morning and then spent the rest of the day analyzing the Senators questions and his responses and the implications for the Trump/Russia investigation, House Republicans were quietly stripping away protections of the momentous Dodd-Frank Act.
“You’ll find almost verbatim wording in many clauses of the Constitution to passages in the Bible. It’s a one-to-one correlation on the wording.”
He said “Lord, we have gone to killing the most innocent amongst us,” ignoring God promising Samaria’s “pregnant women” will be “ripped open”
“Texas Senate has no problem with taxpayer-funded discrimination against virtually anyone who doesn’t meet a public official’s personal [religious] standards.”
The fault lines among evangelicals that the election of 2016 has exposed are likely to reshape national politics for years to come.
Apparently, if African-Americans had a Bible-based moral education, they wouldn’t mind being gunned down by the police for no reason whatsoever
Rubio readily admits that “Microcephaly is a terrible prenatal condition and it’s a lifetime of difficulties. But I’m pro-life.”
“The rise in pregnancy-related deaths coincide with Republican lawmakers slashing family planning funds.”
Judge Reeves noted that “the title, history and text of the law showed it to be the State’s attempt to put LGBT citizens in their place.”
This is a big deal and could signal the Pope’s thinking that perhaps it is time for women to become priests.
One can only picture the results of this cringe-worthy moment with President Kasich and a group of Muslims instead
“The fervency with which someone follows their religious faith, a biblical faith, is nearly always a direct indicator of how well they will follow the Constitution.”
Cruz says he will illegally order an investigation of Planned Parenthood and end requirement of contraceptive method coverage for employers
Donald Trump is doing his best to kiss up to the Ted Cruz religious fanatic crowd, those who see America as a theocracy. Trump is a rock star among white supremacists but he wants to appeal not only to people who hate people on account of their skin color but who hate people on account…
Notorious Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice, Roy Moore, has unilaterally issued a judicial order overturning a six-month old United States Supreme Court ruling.
The rise of Trump, like the rise of the religious right, is the predictable outcome of Reagan transforming the GOP into a vehicle for theocracy
Marco Rubio continues the Republican narrative that the Bible they haven’t read trumps the Constitution they haven’t read
Wielding crosses like pitchforks, parents at a public school in North Carolina want a gay club out of their school and a teacher punished
It turns out the American people don’t agree with Republicans that it’s all that important what candidates believe about the Bible
The Pope’s bible, the rule book containing every single one of god’s utterances, plainly says to obey the government authorities, period
More likely is man nailing his own planet. Republicans have a solid start on it, and they’d rather condemn gays than admit to global warming
Boykin claims “when you hold up a Bible, you need to hold up the Constitution right next to it” and pretend they’re the exact same thing
It may come as a shock to Kim Davis that in America there is no higher authority than the Constitution, no matter that she believes
Jindal has refused to expand Medicaid in Louisiana, depriving thousands of healthcare, but says Planned Parenthood disrespects human life
John Kasich does his best on CNN to come across as a religious moderate, but his policies reveal the appalling extent of his lies
In February of this year, a seven-year-old 2nd grade student in Indiana was “banished” from having any contact with other students because his teacher, a playground supervisor, and a school administrator concluded that the child’s “bad ideas” persecuted (offended) another student.
Huckabee, friend of rapists and murderers, wants you to believe not only that he is pro-life, but that his God his pro-life
If he’d read his Bible, he would see that what Jesus is probably mad about is catering to the rich, not the gay people he never mentions
Were he being honest, or did his words bear an even passing resemblance to fact, I would say that I have never been more proud to be a Pagan
Beck, spokesman for patriarchal control, says “the [gay] agenda is control and the destruction of anyone else who disagrees,”
If you want a place where you tell everybody what God wants and then force everybody else to listen to you, you’re in the wrong country
Of course, the pastor saying this also needs to be stoned for not following the Law of Moses
Ted Cruz, like every other Republican, hates being quoted, and it’s never his fault that he said it, but the media’s fault for reporting it
In his long speech, Robertson warned that America was becoming sick from STDs and that wherever Jesus is missing, murder follows.
The point is that all Christians should advocate and revere the truth with religious fervor; unless it is uttered by President Barack Obama at which point they “can’t handle the truth.”
Charlie Hebdo tells Republicans that people who don’t look like Fox News hosts should be killed, or at the very least, expelled from the US
Supposedly, we don’t need healthcare, we need only God. But we have to live according to God’s rules, unlike the Religious Right
Beck reveals, like other religious extremists, he hasn’t actually read the Bible, criticizes Christian Bale for reading the Torah instead
Multiple wives are permitted by the Law of Moses, yet according to Pastor James, anything beyond 1 man + 1 woman is a perversion
Perry’s message is clear; there is no reason to address poverty, income inequality, or make any effort to help those suffering, and people in Texas are suffering, but not because it is written in scripture.
Now, the Republicans’ first order of business with Mitch McConnell sharing Senate Majority Leader duties with Ted Cruz is precisely what they did when they won the House majority in 2010; attack women’s right to choose when they give birth.
Had the Founders heeded Moses, we would never have had a Constitution forbidding religious tests in the first place, or a First Amendment in the second
David Brooks admits GOP crazy but says “serious parties eventually pull back from the fever swamps. That’s what’s happened to the Republican Party.”
Fischer claims God won’t kill us by flooding, but the wording of the covenant says rising sea levels could kill millions as long as not ALL are killed
Apparently, ISIS utilizing America’s war tactics caught the attention of Robertson and his Christian theology informs him it is time for America to embrace the ISIS tactics and religious ideology, and as a Christian nation issue an ultimatum to the Islamic terrorists to “convert or be killed.”
The Trojan Horse in the Hobby Lobby ruling is a term, closely held corporation, that created an opening for nearly all businesses to use the new corporate religious freedom exemption with impunity.
The notion of so-called Christians exposing themselves as the anti-Christs they really are is being played out in the drive to put more guns in the hands of more Americans, especially conservative Christian Americans; it is no surprise it is being advanced by right-wing Christian churches.
All of the Republicans interfering with personal health decisions are in league with extremist Christian organizations and corporations (Hobby Lobby et al) that demand authority be given to them to have complete control over a doctor and woman’s medical decisions; something that Tennessee voters, even Republican voters, overwhelmingly oppose
Republican leaders went all-in for religion, religious liberty, and a very heavy emphasis on god courtesy of Duck Dynasty’s resident homophobe Phil Robertson.
Lars Larson and C. Edmund Right are pretty sure that kiss persecuted them and worse, that it’s a lot like making it a crime to insult Mohommed. Or putting an NFL franchise out of business for drafting a gay player, I’m sure they’d agree.
Although fundamentalist Christians have no dearth of so-called tormentors, for the past eleven weeks their greatest enemy has been science in the person of Neil deGrasse Tyson and the Fox science documentary series Cosmos.
Jesus never instructed his disciples, and there is nothing in the Gospels, remotely resembling Jesus Christ instructing anyone to revere the rich or kiss the ground they walk on, but Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association thinks that is what Jesus wanted and counselled Americans receiving government services to “kiss the ground beneath the feet of the one percent.”
The ongoing, and one-sided, battle between creationist Ken Ham of “Answers in Genesis” notoriety and highly-regarded astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson of Fox’s Cosmos is humiliating for America because Ham typifies the right wing evangelical Christian ignorance founded on ancient mythology.
The Supreme Court is likely not done facilitating theocratic tyranny or disabusing the people from their 1st and 14th Amendment rights if right wing extremists have their way.
Whether or not one is inclined towards intellectual masochism by watching A&E’s “Duck Dynasty,” the decision to suspend one of the show’s stars is not a freedom of speech issue.
The KGB has cleverly and diabolically re-written every Bible ever sold all the way back to the second century of the Common Era, missing only those copies anyone actually bother to read
This is 21st century America and absurdity borne of religion is on the ascendance and on the cusp of legally policing morality.
It is astonishing, but one of their champions used the floor of the House to condemn President Obama for not utilizing Old Testament prophecy as a guiding force for Middle East policy,
Most people have heard the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words, but it is seldom the case that one picture sums up a movement’s agenda on a specific issue.
For the sake of the very modern concept of “family values” it is essential that people not listen to Jesus and put their family second, after the Kingdom of God.
Michele Bachmann seems to envision an America governed not through the democratic process but through a prayer-tyranny of the bigoted few
Ralph Reed, mistaking the Bible for the US Constitution, believes his holy book should govern US immigration policy
Not only has God decided Mormonism is not a cult, but that former heretic Mitt Romney is his last true hope: vote Mitt or burn in hell!
Joseph Farah just can’t wrap his mind around a Christianity that includes its Christ, and attacks Jim Wallis for getting Jesus right
It’s no secret the Republicans want to take us back and that Democrats want to take us forward, but isn’t Genesis a little unrealistic?
Christian Fundamentalism represents less a coherent religion than a collection of excuses and justifications for bigotry and hatred
According to Pat Robertson, god led Wade Michael Page to the Sikh temple and killed the church-goer because atheists hate god.
Fundamentalist Christians have invented a position for their God in defense of their religion-based bigotry, but God himself never said it
Less Than One Million Moms wants to boycott NBC’s The New Normal, which features two gay parents and a surrogate mother to give them a child
The election of 2012 is fast-approaching, and there will be refreshing commercials as well as lies on the radio and television.
Yet another Evangelical hater wants to kill gays like the Pilgrims did but he might want to stop and read his gay friendly Bible first
Just when it seems the discussion has been overrun by insane religious zealots, Pastor Howard Bess offers us an enlightened and modern religious perspective on marriage.
The GOP insists we obey the Bible but the Bible doesn’t define traditional marriage and it turns out God orders abortions with wild abandon
Sarah Jones says Republicans must evolve or die. Rand Paul chose a third option: third grade: “[he] wasn’t sure [Obama’s] views on marriage could get any gayer”
David Barton’s fundamentalist culture war agenda colors all he does and all his attitudes and it is no surprise that historians are his ultimate bogeymen
Republicans have turned rejecting Christ’s admonition to help the poor into a requirement for being a good American.
WND says those nasty Palestinians are re-writing the Passover story. The problem is that the Qur’an says that Moses led Muslims (like himself) out of Egypt, and therefore are not re-writing anything
Jesus explains that his ministry was for the poor and oppressed, not against them, and that the rich and powerful serve Satan and the demonic powers in control of the earth
Rick Santorum attended an event in Louisiana where renowned hate-monger Dennis Terry unleashed a vitriolic hate-fest aimed at gays, Muslims, Liberals, and Buddhists.
Republicans don’t want to take back our country; they want to take our country back, back to a time before the United States, before the Constitution to the unworkable Articles of Confederation, to pre-Constitutional religious intolerance and oppression of minorities and of women.
The bible is rife with death and destruction for the non-believer and that is the impetus for the religious right’s assault on women, gays, Democrats, Liberals, and peace-loving Americans.