Barry Goldwater On The Separation of Church and State

One of our regular readers and I were sharing some memories of previous presidential campaigns. I mentioned that my favorite bumper sticker of all time was simply AU H20. Several days later he sent me this image of Senator Goldwater and a timely quote on the relationship of church and state. ENJOY:

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Yes, Islam Is Speaking Out Against The Attacks On Charlie Hebdo

Following any type of attack on the West (and let me be clear here…I mean the West) by Muslim extremists, the cry goes out that all moderate and peaceful Muslims must denounce the terrorisms being carried out in the name of their religion. Well in fact, such denouncements have occurred…but they are hard to find […]

Pope Francis to issue edict on climate change

As reported by The Guardian, Pope Francis is set to issue a Papal Edict on climate change ahead of next year’s UN climate meeting in Paris, in an attempt to influence the dialogue at that meeting. He has been called the “superman pope”, and it would be hard to deny that Pope Francis has had […]

Catholic archbishop’s computer contained over 100,000 child porn images

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/09/arrested-catholic-archbishops-computer-contained-over-100000-images-of-children/ target=_blank>This is absolutely disgusting. Vatican detectives analyzing a computer used a by an archbishop arrested earlier this week discovered over 86,000 pornographic photos and 160 sexually explicit video files of children, reports the International Business Times.

According to investigators, another 45,000 pictures had been deleted.

Former Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, 66, was arrested at the […]

SCOTUS Turn Their Own Decisions Into A Moving Target

Just days after opening a second front on the war on women, the Supreme Court of the United States back tracks on one of the alternatives they delineated in their Hobby Lobby decision. No really!

Birth Control Order Deepens Divide Among Justices

WASHINGTON — In a decision that drew an unusually fierce dissent from the […]

Front page Hobby Lobby photo sends faux feminist message

When I originally saw this photograph, my response was a chuckle while shaking my head. But there is far more going on here than most of us realize. [and I have often complained about how the right ‘messages’ their positions while the left just doesn’t get it, and here’s a perfect example] Subtle but effective… […]

Hobby Lobby Ruling Should Move Us Toward Single Payer Health Coverage

Any number of GOP pundits have condemned the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) as the start of the slippery slope to single payer health care in the United States. To that I can add, I only hope!

But as part of yesterday’s Supreme Court Ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby’s religious freedom (I hope the […]

State Senator Grothman Suffering From Raging Myopia

In an article about the egregious Supreme Court ruling in favor of ‘freedom of religion’ for Hobby Lobby in the second front on the war against woman, State Senator Glenn Grothman celebrated his deep sense of provincialism:

“The Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby is a big win for Christians in […]

Pope Francis excommunicates mafioso

Well this is something… Pope Francis had strong words for the mafia during his visit to the southern Italian region of Calabria on Saturday.  In his homily for the feast of Corpus Domini, he accused the mafioso of “adoration of evil and contempt for the common good.”

“Those who in their lives have taken this […]

I Am Not Surprised: Justices Rule in Favor of Hobby Lobby

“Supreme Court Rejects Contraceptives Mandate for Some Corporations“:

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that requiring family-owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act violated a federal law protecting religious freedom. It was, the dissent said, “a decision of startling breadth.”

The 5-to-4 ruling, which applied to […]

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