Apparently, God (or god, or gods) are angry. He (she, it, whatever) is pissed that America passed a weak, half-assed, pathetic excuse for a health insurance reform bill (eh, it’s three steps forward, 2 1/2 steps back). And to punish America, God/god/gods are punishing . . . Read the rest of this entry ?
Archive for the ‘batshit crazy’ Category
I strongly suspect that (((Wife))) and I scare the shit out of many extremely religious people. I bet dollars to donuts that my best friend does, too. Why? We’re boringly normal. Read the rest of this entry ?
One of the toys that we three kids played with when I was younger was an Ouija board. Oddly, no matter what question was asked, or by whom, the answer usually matched the thoughts of the oldest of the three. Not little (((Billy))). Harmless fun. Well, for me, annoying. For my older sisters, fun.
Years later, I discovered that Ouija boards were not viewed as harmless fun. They were, according to one local preacher (local (at this time) being Western Maryland) decried the boards as a gateway to Satanism. As marijuana leads inexorably to opium, so Ouija leads directly to Satanic cults, orgies, human sacrifice. atheism, Darwinism, voting Democrat, alcoholism, divorce, and viewing the Bible as allegorical. Apparently, Christians (the specific subset of literalist Christians (and selected others)) are so insecure that they think a children’s game — a boring children’s game — is a threat to their belief system. Read the rest of this entry ?
Trijicon is, by most accounts, a reputable member of the national defense establishment and the NRA. I know that they produce excellent scopes for rifles — for hunting trophies, for meat, and for hunting humans (real quick caveat: I do not hunt but I have no real problem with most hunters; I also understand the ethics and efficacy of military sniping — neither is the point of this post (not that that will stop some, but . . .)). It would appear that they are, at some level, full-blown Christianists looking to ‘save’ the Middle East (after all, those ragheads are worshipping the wrong misogynistic psychopathic ‘god(s)’) for the greater glory of the eternal paradise of . . . Sorry. Read the rest of this entry ?
The earthquake in Haiti is tragic and horrific. And the response from America was quick — U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard units were underway within, literally, hours. And the the response from one of the most prolific mouthpieces of the religious right was adding insult within, literally, hours. Read the rest of this entry ?