When I first heard on the radio that retired United States Marine Corps General had issued a statement critical of Donald Trump’s threat to deploy the U.S. military to suppress the nation-wide mass protests against racism and racial violence, I wasn’t only underwhelmed, I was frustrated.
The recent uprisings at Republican town halls are demonstrating the power of the people to withstand and turn back the assault on democracy
James Madison said representatives should be able to "withstand the temporary delusion" to "give time and opportunity for more cool and sedate reflection."
From the grave, an epic smackdown of Phil Robertson and Ted Cruz by James Madison, who reveals exactly what America can expect from a Cruz presidency, that establishment of religion brings only superstition, bigotry and persecution
Kentucky taxpayers are being "compelled" to spend at least $18 million to build and support the Answers in Genesis Noah's Ark theme park
Ted Cruz's father says public education is a communist plot, but for the Founding Fathers, it was America's hope for the future
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
Today, more so than at any time in the nation's history, evangelical Republicans are on a crusade to base the nation's laws on the Christian religion to discriminate against Americans who do not fall into the mold of a religious Republican.
A bunch of white gentiles are maybe not the best people to be talking about who is and who isn't Jewish, in blood or in thought
Enter Wolf PAC. A grassroots effort spawned by the enormously popular Young Turk Network, Wolf's mission is boldly simple. Per the group's website, "We must reverse Citizens United, Restore our Democracy, and Save the Republic."
The only thing keeping Republicans in power right now is money, and they'll tell any lies to hold onto that money.
In fact, the separation of church and state is something quintessentially American. Americans invented the idea, after all
The Civil War is something a Texas Republican legislator, Dan Flynn, is attempting to repeat through a proposal that empowers just two Texas Republicans, the state house speaker and lieutenant governor, with authority to suspend any federal law within Texas's border.
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
Bryan Fischer wants an Evangelical conclave to choose candidates for president. Tough luck, Catholics, Jews, Muslims, Atheists, and others
It's a neat trick, pretending facts don't exist so you can replace them with some agenda-friendly invented facts. *Cough* Benghazi *Cough*
Jody Hice's new "Big Idea" is that state-sponsored religion, forbidden by the First Amendment, will put an end to government tyranny.
"When government defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman...It's doing its job. It's fulfilling its role as a minister of God"
Koch and Vatican surrogate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered a judicial sermon at Colorado Christian University and informed 400 faithful Christians that the separation of church and state "doesn't mean the government cannot favor religion over non-religion."
Religious Right leaders don't understand the spirit or the exact words of the Constitution, which they continually confuse with the spirit and words of the Bible they also don't understand.