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Bill O’Reilly’s Christianism – And Breivik’s

it is obvious that Christians can commit murder, assault, etc. They do so every day. Because, as Christian orthodoxy tells us, we are all sinners. To say that no Christian can ever commit murder is a sophist’s piffle. Did Scott Roeder stop being a Christian when he assassinated a man repeatedly demonized by Bill O’Reilly, […]

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If W Were A Democrat …

Can you imagine what Fox News would make of what the former president was doing when he was told to call the White House because of bin Laden’s death: “I was eating souffle … ” From If W Were A Democrat … Sad but true.

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The Tea Party Goes To War

If the Tea Party can support military action where there isn’t even a smidgen of national interest involved, they are neocons in libertarian clothing. Just as one suspects they are Christianists in fiscal clothing. They are the hard right of the GOP. From The Tea Party Goes To War Sounds about right.

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The Dickishness Of The GOP

What we’ve observed these past two years is a political party that knows nothing but scorched earth tactics, cannot begin to see any merits in the other party’s arguments, refuses to compromise one inch on anything, and has sought from the very beginning to do nothing but destroy the Obama presidency. I see no other […]

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As Close As I’ve Heard On Mainstream Television To F ascism.

Watch Glenn Beck’s two-show tirade against George Soros. Lets not pretend this is something other than naked propaganda dressed up to look like a documentary. This is just Beck taking the next step in his death cycle.

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The Big Lie

It seems to me that the last year or so in America’s political culture has represented the triumph of untruth. And the untruth was propagated by a deliberate, simple and systemic campaign to kill Obama’s presidency in its crib. Emergency measures in a near-unprecedented economic collapse – the bank bailout, the auto-bailout, the stimulus – […]

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Government By Tea Partiers

Flushing Township, Michigan is an early case study: “Even communism looks good on paper,” said Zimmerman, 55, who manages a chain of hardware stores. “Even though I agree with some of their ideals, there’s no compromise when you’re dealing with a revolutionary.” Gardner, who founded a countywide tea party, said that was the point. “That’s […]

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They called their joint campaign and debates a civility tour

It’s a local race – and no big deal. A state senate seat in Connecticut. And yet …: The race between [incumbent state Senator Andrew] Maynard and [Republican challenger Stuart] Norman may be unlike any other in the state. Rather than spend their time railing against each other, the two have decided to campaign together, […]

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You’re telling me that’s in the First Amendment?

“Where in the Constitution is the separation of church and state?” O’Donnell asked him. When Coons responded that the First Amendment bars Congress from making laws respecting the establishment of religion, O’Donnell asked: “You’re telling me that’s in the First Amendment?” From You’re telling me that’s in the First Amendment? I’m not shocked by the […]

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Who’s Afraid Of Sharia Law?

A Martian takeover of New Jersey is more likely than the imposition of a caliphate, or of Muslim law, on America, for any number of reasons From Who’s Afraid Of Sharia Law? Next up on Fox, are the Martians going to take over New Jersey and why isn’t Obama doing anything about it?