They (who) seek to establish systems of government based on the regimentation of all human beings by a handful of individual rulers call this a new order. It is not new and it is not order.
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Archive for the ‘Religious Abuse’ 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 ?
On of the things I admire* about the radical religious right wackos is their ability to get you coming or going. First, they fight tooth and nail against any possibility of teaching our children actual facts about reproduction, sex, and all of the various ways to prevent pregnancy (abstinence, condoms, birth control pills, sponges, aspirin, IUDs). Then, if a girl and boy do what teenagers do and (because they have been lied to about the effectiveness of birth control) she gets a little bit preggers, they make it as difficult as possible to get a legal abortion (by intimidation (of doctors, nurses and patients at women’s health clinics) or violence (up to (and including) murder).
Out in Utah (a bastion of progressive thought), a new law has just passed out of committee. The “bill tightens the definition of what an abortion is and removes a legal immunity for women if they intentionally try to have an illegal abortion.” (this (and all others (except where noted)) is from KCPW‘s website). 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 ?