Tag Archives: Religious Right

Lamar W. Hankins :
Legislative harassment: The plan to destroy women’s constitutional rights

For the last 40 years, a cabal of authoritarian, mostly religiously-inspired people has worked to diminish women’s constitutional right to control their bodies. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2014 Human beings are constantly trying … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Legislative harassment: The plan to destroy women’s constitutional rights

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Larry Ray :
Pentecostals, Baptists, and ‘naked images’

Too much naked truth for Mississippi prison workers when they get zapped by body scanners. By Larry Ray | The Rag Blog | January 29, 2014 GULFPORT, Mississippi — Here’s looking at you, kid! There ought to be a law! … finish reading Larry Ray :
Pentecostals, Baptists, and ‘naked images’

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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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Don Swift : Dominionists and the ‘Kingdom of God’

Image from The Last Crisis.A threat to American liberties:Dominionists and the ‘Kingdom of God’ They want to take over government and create a theocracy. No wonder they see nothing wrong in playing politics from the pulpit. By Don Swift / … finish reading Don Swift : Dominionists and the ‘Kingdom of God’

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Don Swift : Perry, Bachmann, and the Threat of Dominionism

Image (without irony) from OpenAirSeattle.A threat to American liberties:Dominionism and the Republican Right Both Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann have clear ties to the Christian Dominionists, who do not believe in the separation of church and state. By Don Swift … finish reading Don Swift : Perry, Bachmann, and the Threat of Dominionism

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Mike Lofgren : Why I Left the GOP Cult

Image from Gunaxin.Goodbye to all that:Reflections of a GOP operative Who left the cult By Mike Lofgren / Truthout / September 5, 2011 Barbara Stanwyck: “We’re both rotten!” Fred MacMurray: “Yeah — only you’re a little more rotten.” — Double … finish reading Mike Lofgren : Why I Left the GOP Cult

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Jim Rigby : Scriptures You Won’t Hear at Perry’s Prayer Event

The parable of the Good Samaritan was a lesson in humility. Image from Sarcastic Lutheran.Five scriptures you won’t hearat Rick Perry’s prayer event If the governor wants to call us to repentance it should begin with our real sins against … finish reading Jim Rigby : Scriptures You Won’t Hear at Perry’s Prayer Event

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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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Ed Kilgore : The Rise of the ‘Teavangelicals’

Rick Perry and Michele Bachman represent the marriage of the Religious Right and the Tea Party Movement. Image from ABC News.Teavangelicals:How the Christian Right came to blessthe economic agenda of the Tea Party By Ed Kilgore / The New Republic … finish reading Ed Kilgore : The Rise of the ‘Teavangelicals’

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Lamar W. Hankins : Michele Bachmann’s Revelations

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., blows a kiss to a supporter after her formal announcement to seek the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, Monday, June 27, 2011, in Waterloo, Iowa. Photo by Charlie Riedel / AP.(And a few of my own…)Michele Bachmann’s … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Michele Bachmann’s Revelations

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Harry Targ : Fundamentalism and the Attack on Planned Parenthood

Image from Feministe.In the fundamentalist tradition:The attack on Planned Parenthood By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / February 24, 2011 Often politicians using religious dogma as their rhetorical tool, support public policies that punish poor women, women of color, … finish reading Harry Targ : Fundamentalism and the Attack on Planned Parenthood

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Robert Jensen : Glenn Beck’s Redemption Song

rial in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28. Photo by Alex Brandon / AP / Christian Science Monitor.‘Restoring honor’ in DC:Glenn Beck’s redemption song By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / August 30, 2010 About halfway through Saturday’s “Restoring Honor” rally … finish reading Robert Jensen : Glenn Beck’s Redemption Song

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