Category Archives: First Amendment

Kavanaugh And Evangelicals

You already know the headline: 48% of white evangelicals support Brett M. Kavanaugh even if he did sexually assault someone. Christian morality has been thrown out the proverbial window. This jives with a March poll by the Public Religion Research … Continue reading

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Kountze IDS Versus FFRF

September 14, 2018 – I was offered a job in Houston a few years back while I was living in Denver. I lived there for in Houston days before I decided it was not the place for me. A recent … Continue reading

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The Beginning Of The End Of Trump

August 16, 2018, was not a good day for President Trump. It did not take the president long after taking office to label the American press “the enemy of the people.” The Brookings Institution Press wrote that “Stalin, Hitler, and … Continue reading

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Presidential Treason

July 19, 2018 – “President Donald Trump attacked fellow Americans — Democrats, Special Counsel Robert Mueller and members of the news media — for damaging U.S.-Russia relations…“. “(Trump) didn’t just have a closed-door meeting with a murderous, authoritarian tyrant. He … Continue reading

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Political Religious Hacks

July 1, 2018 – In Nevada, it is a self-proclaimed and thrice divorced pimp. In Illinois, it is a white supremacist. Nationally, it is a president who is a liar and adulterer. All backed by the conservative evangelical Christian political … Continue reading

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Redefining “Public Education”

May 5, 2018 – Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to redefine “public education” to include parochial and charter schools. This would siphon more money from the public school system into religious education, which could be considered a violation of … Continue reading

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Dismissing The House Chaplain

May 1, 2018 – House Speaker Paul Ryan fired House Chaplain, Father Pat Conroy. It appears that it was because of the chaplain’s politics that the deed was done. It was because Conroy asked the members of the House to … Continue reading

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Prayer and Mass Shootings

March 8, 2018 – I am not too sure about legislators who believe that faith and God would somehow prevent school mass shootings. I am less confident when these same state legislators want to put God back into the classroom. … Continue reading

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Tearing Down the Wall of Separation

February 10, 2018 – Those sneaky Republicans. In the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, the conservatives of the GOP snuck in a provision that would allow FEMA funds to go directly to houses of worship or non-profits associated with a … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom v. The U.S. Attorneys’ General

February 9, 2018 – I think it is wonderful how the current administration ignores the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause to give rise to their Christian theocracy. Last year the administration instructed the Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to … Continue reading

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