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.
Broun asks a question based on a false premise: "does it fit the Judeo-Christian Biblical principles that our nation is founded upon?"
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,