Salon Ohio’s GOP governor was the darling of the right — until he sought to help poor people, in the name of Christ Could Republican Gov. John Kasich run for president? According to the Washington Post, he’s poised to, and he certainly seems to be among the better options out there, with the other obvious… More The right’s sham Christianity: How an attack on John Kasich exposes the fraud
Never in my almost seven decades of life have I labeled a Pope “awesome”. Now, with Pope Francis at the Vatican helm, I can finally say it. This Pope is awesome. How can one tell just how great Pope Francis really is? Just look at all the right-wing talking points against the Pope… The… More Is Pope Francis Leaving Vatican At Night To Minister To Homeless?
The religious right- Radical or just devout? The Examiner With issues like abortion, same-sex marriage and contraception making their way back in the headlines, the issue of religion in government is a hot topic. Conservatives claim their religion is “under attack” and that the “liberals” in America want to take away their right of religious freedom. While… More Is the Republican party forcing their ‘version’ of Christianity on America?
Dare I say that this is the reason why many Fox News viewers are so dumbed down? Perhaps the host needs to know that the historical Jesus of Nazareth is a revered prophet in the Qur’an. The Huffington Post “You’re a Muslim, so why did you write a book about the founder of Christianity?” Fox… More Reza Aslan To Fox News: Yes I ‘Happen To Be A Muslim,’ But Wrote ‘Zealot’ Because I Am An Expert
Happy Easter TFC friends… Addicting Info 1. Easter falls on a different date each year. Have you ever wondered why that is? Technically, Easter falls on the first Sunday after the full Moon after the Vernal Equinox. Kind of a weird way to determine a holiday for a monotheistic religion, don’t you think? How did this method… More 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Easter (But Really Should)
For years CNN was my only news source. Then they became “Fox News Lite” and I was done with them. This CNN headline only reinforces my decision to drop them completely. Although the article turns out to be positive, the connotation, in my opinion, appears to be aimed at some of the more fact challenged… More CNN Headline: “Is Obama the ‘Wrong’ Kind of Christian?”
Mario Piperni Frank Bruni questions Michele Bachmann’s version of Christian love. What I find most fascinating about Michele Bachmann — and there are many, many more where she came from — is that she presents herself as a godly woman, humbly devoted to her Christian faith. I’d like to meet that god, and I’d like to… More Michele Bachmann’s Toxic Brand of Christianity
It appears to me that the folks that may not make it to heaven are those in the church teaching that little boy hate… Class War Exists The other day – Aphrodite wrote about these cute kids who talked about presidential history and one of them said basically he supported President Obama because gay people… More Outrageous: Kid Sings “Ain’t No Homo Gonna Make It To Heaven” – Church Cheers (Video)
Make no mistake about it, I am far from being “anti-Christian”. I went to Lutheran Schools from first grade through twelfth grade. My belief is more spiritual than “organized”, but I am a “believer” nonetheless. Yet, I felt compelled to re-blog the following article to show my readers what could happen in a President Rick Santorum world. Keep… More The March of Christian Dominionism 1: What Is Christian Dominionism?
I have a limited tolerance for Morning Joe and this is one of those rare instances of tolerance… The Huffington Post The “Morning Joe” roundtable had a heated confrontation with Rev. Franklin Graham, the son of televangelist Billy Graham, for questioning whether President Obama is a Christian on Tuesday’s show. Graham has come under fire for controversial statements about… More ‘Morning Joe’ Confronts Rev. Franklin Graham Over Obama’s Christianity: ‘That Is An Amazing Double Standard’