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Evangelicals, Race and Abortion

In 1971, two years before Roe v. Wade legalized abortion, the biggest white evangelical group in America, the…
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unorthodox gang fight

[Audio: not needed] I think there is a brief news commentary on this but basically on Dec. 28, Palestinian police restored order in the Church of the Nativity in Jesus’s birthplace in Jerusalem after scuffles erupted between Armenian and Greek … Continue reading

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two masters

Luke 16:13 [New International Version (NIV)] 13 “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God … Continue reading

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end of world rescheduled for today

…and I forgot to clear out my calendar!!! Dangit, I hate it when that happens! [Audio: Chinese; Subtitles: English] Harold Camping predicted the end of the world last May 21st. When nothing happened, he claimed it was rescheduled for today. … Continue reading

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nightmares of the republican campaign

In all the attention on Palin — will she or won’t she run for Presidency — I think we have a tendency to overlook (or simply laugh at — too easy to do) another declared candidate who is just possibly … Continue reading

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If the rapture did happen…

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“Hey, Dad!”

I’ve been chuckling since I’ve spotted this one. I’m not entirely certain why it seems to be in English despite the subtitles & Italian origin (or at least he appears to be saying “Hey Dad” in the start of it … Continue reading

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christianity — the loving, kind, charitable religion…

And they wonder how they wind up on SLPC’s hate groups lists… At Anti-Gay Rally in NYC Rev. Calls Gay People ‘Worthy of Death’ Rev. Ariel Torres Ortega of Radio Visión Cristiana said that the gay people are “worthy of … Continue reading

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a mess of taxes

Let’s take a quick look at the restrictions on nonprofits incorporated under 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code: To be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes … Continue reading

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The craziness behind the federal budget fight

Literally the only thing I can say about the budget passed at the last minute yesterday is that since the batshit crazy right is frothing mad about it, it can’t be the complete disaster it could have been. However, make … Continue reading

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allah save the punk

[Audio: music; Subtitles: English] This is a good article Muslim Feminist Punk: Helping Destroy Stereotypes of Gender, Religion and Race, but remember what I said a while back about erasure? Reading this, you’d almost never realize that Sabina England is … Continue reading

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you’re a WHAT??

Click on the comic itself for an interesting discussion over at Pharyngula on how people self-define as atheist (and how PZ Meyers managed to get a whole crowd of atheists upset at him, which for some reason I find hilariously … Continue reading

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remember the “my son is gay… or not” post?

I think I posted or at least linked to it. But to refresh your memory, I’m talking about this fabulous post by a fabulous mom with a fabulous five year old kid who likes to dress fabulously, without really caring … Continue reading

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the rhetoric of violence — exported to uganda

Seems a long way away, doesn’t it? Uganda, a tiny landlocked country on the African continent. But there are compelling reasons to do more than wring our hands. Because the religious taliban of our country has exported its violent rhetoric … Continue reading

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this n that

Obama State Of The Union Speech 2011: FULL TEXT. By most accounts on twitter, a fairly mundane — even boring — speech. But you know what? Obama tends to put out exactly what’s needed for a particular speech. So he … Continue reading

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