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Lamar W. Hankins :
Opportunist Narvaiz Takes On Doggett Again in Gerrymandered 35th

Congressional candidate Susan Narvaiz and friend. Image from Facebook. Unsolicited advice, Dept.: A Narvaiz strategy to defeat Doggett Narvaiz is a political chameleon who says what she needs to say and does what she needs to do to protect herself … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Opportunist Narvaiz Takes On Doggett Again in Gerrymandered 35th

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Lamar W. Hankins : Gov. Perry Promotes Religion for Political Purposes

Gov. Rick Perry at Texas Prayer Breakfast, Austin, Feb. 17, 2011. Photo from Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Photostream / Flickr.State Seal on Perry’s proclamation:Texas governor promotesreligion for political purposes Rick Perry should be free to pray and fast every day … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Gov. Perry Promotes Religion for Political Purposes

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Ruth Rosen : The New Right-Wing Christian Feminism

Women’s Christian Temperance Union.In the late nineteenth century, female reformers sought to protect the family from “worldly dangers.”The Tea Party and the newRight-wing Christian feminism By Ruth Rosen /July 6, 2010 Why have American women become so active in the … finish reading Ruth Rosen : The New Right-Wing Christian Feminism

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Bart Stupak and the Family : The Power of C Street

Above, the Fellowship’s house on C Street in Washington, D.C. Photo by Olivier Douliery / Abaca Press / MCT. Below, U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak. Photo by Susan Walsh / AP.The Fellowship on C Street:Bart Stupak and the impact of the … finish reading Bart Stupak and the Family : The Power of C Street

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Crazy for God : Frank Schaeffer on the Rachel Maddow Show

[There was a remarkable segment on last night’s Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC (Nov. 17, 2009). Former evangelical leader Frank Schaeffer described for Maddow and her audience some genuinely frightening activity that is occurring on the fringes of the religious … finish reading Crazy for God : Frank Schaeffer on the Rachel Maddow Show

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BOOKS / The Secret Fundamentalism of ‘The Family’

The Family:A little-known Christian ‘Mafia’ By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / October 18, 2009 [This is the first of a two-part series.] The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power by Jeff Sharlet. 464 pp. … finish reading BOOKS / The Secret Fundamentalism of ‘The Family’

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Gog, Magog and the Burning Bush!

The REAL force behind the Iraq War? Gog the demon as envisioned by Marvel Comics.A French Revelation, or The Burning Bush Now-departed President Bush is a religious crackpot, an ex-drunk of small intellect who ‘got saved.’ He never should have … finish reading Gog, Magog and the Burning Bush!

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Texas ‘Experts’ : Axe Cesar Chavez and Thurgood Marshall from Textbooks

‘Experts’ hired by Texas State Board of Education:Chavez and Marshall don’t belong in school books Evangelical minister Peter Marshall said, ‘To have Cesar Chavez listed next to Ben Franklin is ludicrous.’ [Chavez] is not a role model who ‘ought to … finish reading Texas ‘Experts’ : Axe Cesar Chavez and Thurgood Marshall from Textbooks

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U.S. Military to GI’s in Afghanistan : ‘Hunt People for Jesus’

Evangelical Christian soldiers praying at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan. Photo from Al Jazeera.Military officials at Bagram are caught on tape urging U.S. soldiers to evangelize in the Muslim country. U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan are told to ‘hunt people … finish reading U.S. Military to GI’s in Afghanistan : ‘Hunt People for Jesus’

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Religious Right Concedes Defeat!

‘Armageddon for the Religious Right.’ Art by Matthew Bors / Orlando Weekly. America’s religious Right has conceded that the election of US President Barack Obama has sealed its defeat in the cultural war with permissiveness and secularism. By Alex Spillius … finish reading Religious Right Concedes Defeat!

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Melissa Etheridge on Making Peace With Rick Warren

Grammy Award winner Melissa Etheridge with Tammy Lynn Michaels.The Choice Is Ours Now: Give Peace a ChanceBy Melissa Etheridge / December 22, 2008 See ‘Why Gay Marriage is the Wrong Issue’ by Bob Ostertag, Below. This is a message for … finish reading Melissa Etheridge on Making Peace With Rick Warren

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Obama Has a Deaf Ear to Religion

Evangelical maverick Rev. Richard Cizik speaks at Mosque during annual Interfaith Gandhi Walk.‘I do think it was a good idea to reach out to evangelicals, but there was a far better possible person — better religiously, symbolically, politically.’By Rabbi Arthur … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Obama Has a Deaf Ear to Religion

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