Tag Archives: Church and State

A Christian Nation?

Happy 4th of July, 2018. That the Declaration of Independence was signed in August 1776, should not be of concern. The argument that this document, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution were written as “religious documents” should be. The … 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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The Attack Against The Johnson Amendment

June 12, 2018 – Congress is wanting to get rid of the Johnson Amendment so that: “None of the funds made available by this (Appropriations) Act may be used by the Internal Revenue Service to make a determination that a … 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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In God We Trust

February 24, 2018 – In its zeal to prevent future school shootings like the one in Parkland, Fla., the Florida state House voted to post our national motto, “In God We Trust,” in every school in the state. Allow me … Continue reading

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The Proposed $1 Billion Federal Voucher System

February 15, 2018 – If it is true, and I have no doubt that it is, President Trump’s 2019 budget is moving the United States closer to the theocracy prayed for by the conservative-Christian right. The Center for Inquiry (CFI) … 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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The Satanic Temple and Abortion Rights

January 25, 2018 – A few months back, I wrote an article for the Columbia Missourian concerning the abortion laws in the state of Missouri. More specifically, I wrote how a member of the Satanic Temple in Missouri, “Mary Doe,” … Continue reading

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Christians In American Politics

January 4, 2018 – Former Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann is in the news again, this time vying for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Al Franken, now held by Tina Smith (D). That is if … Continue reading

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