Tag Archives: religious freedom

2018 Republicans: Peter King

Today we continue with our series on possible 2016 GOP presidential contenders by looking at New York Congressman Peter King.  To answer the three questions, (will he run, can he win and will he be a Veep contender), the answer … Continue reading

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Where Ratings Trump Credibility

Tuesday evening Sean Hannity’s Fox News show featured Phil Robertson.  Robertson is the star of A&E’s highly rated show, Duck Dynasty.  Fox News accurately brags that it is the highest rated cable news network.  Duck Dynasty is among America’s most … Continue reading

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It’s Yours; Just Pay For It Twice

Wednesday night I watched the Kay Hagan – Thom Tillis Senatorial Debate in North Carolina.  (It consumed an hour of my life I wouldn’t mind having back.)  It was very predictable and neither candidate drew blood nor committed a fatal … Continue reading

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An Affront To Personal And Religious Freedom In America

An axiom of modern day life is to not write when you are angry.  Well I am and with good reason.  I will try to contain my anger but if it comes through so be it, it is with good … Continue reading

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The Banishment of Richard Burr

Like most additions to Harry’s Hell, Richard Burr’s banishment has been a long time in coming.  A recent event was the proverbial straw that broke the camel’s back.  When you are the ranking member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, … Continue reading

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The Other Side Of Religious Freedom

Environment influences politics and in the case of this writer choice of language in political matters.  For some time now I have used the phrase same-sex civil marriage.  There is good reason for that, but now the United Church of … Continue reading

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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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