Unknown Bigot Given Media Megaphone

Rev. Terry Jones had his “Balloon Boy” moment when the unknown pastor from a tiny church in Florida announced he would burn the Quran on Sept. 10, generating a media feeding frenzy spinning out over 6,000 articles (as of 9/08, according to Google Tracking).  All major corporate outlets and even independent blogs, like dailycensored, have […]

How Rev. Terry Jones Could Save The World

Early on the morning of Friday, September 10, 2010, the Rev. Terry Jones hastily called a press conference on the steps of his church, the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida, and emerged pale and shaken to read a short announcement to reporters from CNN, Fox, MSNBC, AP, the Daily Show, and all the […]

Unspoken Symbols of Terror

The Islamic Community Center and Terrorism Symbols: America’s Quest for Hypocritical Perfection By: Solomon Comissiong A substantial number of Americans seem to savor opportunities that will expose them for the barbaric hypocrites they are. As if it were simply not good enough to be mindless sheep non-critically responding to the drumbeat of the historically anti-democratic […]

THE DECLINE OF THE CHURCH?

By Saul Landau Scandals distract the public from focusing on key issues. Sometimes, however, they also provide insights into the character of leading cultural and political figures — and their institutions. When the story finally broke — after perhaps centuries of cover-ups — about priests abusing youthful members of their flock I smirked, not of […]

STRANGE RECIPROCITY!

Miami, 2008 Antonio Veciana described three failed assassination plots he directed against Fidel Castro – with the help and encouragement of the CIA. In 1960, Maurice Bishop, aka David Atlee Phillips, had recruited Veciana for CIA dirty trick operations in Havana. Veciana described how the Agency, working with the Catholic Church, forged a Cuban “law” […]

Uganda Bill Proposes Death Towards Homosexual Offenders

Uganda parliament is seeking to ratify an Anti-Homosexual Bill, which would put to death any of its citizens caught having repeated homosexual offences, and throw into jail those who touch each other in any sort of “homosexual manner.” The Bill would also seek to punish offenders who have HIV/AIDS. David Bahati of Uganda’s Ndorwa County […]

DC Catholic Archdiocese-What would Jesus do?

Washington DC is in the process of passing same sex marriage legislation. This legislation would prevent any organization that takes money from the city from discriminating against gay people who are married under the new law. Significantly, employers who take money from the city must provide benefits to married gay couples just as they would […]

Church and State

Yesterday I discussed briefly the concept of “the Separation of Church and State.”  It was over a situation that arose in Fort Oglethorpe, GA, a town about one hundred miles from Atlanta and less than 10 miles from Chattanooga, TN.  The people in Fort Oglethorpe are bringing signs and banners to their high school football games, trying to infuse God and Jesus Christ with their team […]

Do you ever just get so tired….

I just get so, so tired of re-fighting the same old battles again and again and again with the same old, bigoted, selfish bastards.  They wear me out.  They are relentless. There are two guys fighting same sex marriage.  They say two people who love each other, who happen to be the same sex, tarnish […]