Tag Archives: religious freedom

Patriot?

Sunday afternoon the reports started to come in of a shooting in suburban Kansas City, Kansas.  Metropolitan Kansas City spans both sides of the Mississippi River dividing the states of Kansas and Missouri.  As details emerged it appeared the shooting … Continue reading

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Until June

Tuesday the Supreme Court heard simultaneous oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius during a 90 minute session.  Anyone who tells you they know how the Court will ultimately rule is lying, but it … Continue reading

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Mostly The Same Old Show

CPAC held its annual convention last week in Washington.  I have often compared the event to the circus and the 2014 version gave me another variation on that analogy: It was basically the same old show with perhaps a rare … Continue reading

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How Christian Is Arizona?

Constitutionally America is a secular nation.  Despite frequent and incorrect interpretations of our Constitution to the contrary by our right wing, that is spelled out in the First Amendment.  Most Americans are at least somewhat religious and the vast majority … Continue reading

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Will America Remain A Secular Nation

The United States of America is a secular nation where the majority of its citizens happen to be Christians.  OK, I’ve set the right wings’ hair on fire, but the truth usually does.  The first ten words of the First … Continue reading

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Reverend Hypocrite

9/11 struck Americans in their hearts!  There are two events that Americans of my age remember where they were when they found out about them: 9/11 and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  Most Americans honored the first responders … Continue reading

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Protection?

Lately I often write about North Carolina.  While Tea Party/Republican insanity exists in every state, in 2013 North Carolina appears to be the epicenter.  The examples are literally too plentiful to all be chronicled in this space.  Today I want … Continue reading

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Take Nothing For Granted

Only the laws of nature cannot be changed.  Any right we have been granted by man may be taken away.  It is imperative that we are ever diligent to defend those hard earned rights.  Americans too easily become complacent and … Continue reading

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Say It Ain’t So, Virginia

Last month Democratic Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley said that when people put Republicans in complete control of a state that instead of creating jobs, as they promise during campaigns, they take a “Hard right turn” and produce a lot of … Continue reading

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Keep Talking

Regardless of what happens on Super Tuesday it appears this Republican Presidential primary race is going on for a while.  That is the best news the Democrats could ever get.  The longer this race goes on the longer the Republicans … Continue reading

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