Blessed by the Lord above:
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Perhaps they’ll include a Book of Oxendine:
In other tweets on the subject, [Oxendine] has quoted evangelist Pat Robertson to the effect that, “There is no separation of church & state in the Constitution. It is a lie of the Left & we are not going to take it anymore.”
He also quoted Pat Buchanan: “We’re going to bring back God & the Bible & drive the gods of secular humanism right out of the public schools of America.”
You gotta be a Bible-thumping fundamentalist to get Chuck Norris’ endrosement — today he threw his support behind Ten Commandments judge Roy Moore, bidding to be Alabama’s governor.
Never inhale the demon spirt.
Challenging comfortable truths is admirable — giving the benefit of the doubt to fundamentalist thugs, detestable.
They’re both theocrats who blame the gays for everything.
For good measure [Ahmadinejad] followed up with some more earthy language comparing claims of massive election fraud in last week’s poll to the passions of supporters of a beaten football team after a match.
He then went on to accuse his opponents of “officially recognising thieves, homosexuals and scumbags” in exchange for their votes.
I’m a conflicted opponent of hate crimes, though not confused. I just don’t feel comfortable sharing a position with bigots like Forsyth County GOP Chairman Ethan Underwood.
Several studies over the last 15 years conclude the life expectancy for homosexual men and women is approximately 20-30 years less than the heterosexual population.
In addition, studies have shown the incidence of breast cancer is 300 percent greater in the lesbian population than in their heterosexual counterparts. If any other activity caused such a reduction in life expectancy or propensity for disease, the federal government would regulate it out of existence.
Yet, in the face of these inherent dangers, Congress is now considering hate crimes legislation that would make sexual orientation a protected class.
Even assuming the argument that homosexuals are born gay, if people are born with a congenital condition that decreases their life expectancy by a third, don’t we have an obligation to cure this condition rather than granting it government sanction?
There are legitimate public health concerns that demand taxpayers not be forced to condone and subsidize unhealthy lifestyles. We must not sacrifice prudent public policy and morality for the sake of political correctness.
Safe to assume that Underwood wouldn’t object if hate crime laws were extended to cover heterosexual white males.
I hate to waste any more time on the Miss California imbroglio, but I’m afraid we haven’t heard the last from Carrie Prejean.
“There’s a lot of people cheering you tonight that you stood on your principles, that you put the principles above winning,” Fox News talk show host Sean Hannity told Prejean when she appeared on his television program. “Not enough people do that. And I admire you a lot for it.”
I guess bad sports are to be admired. Though Prejean says she would’ve won the title had she not been asked about gay marriage, Miss North Carolina had higher scores throughout the competition.
She earned the title. But conservatives — alleged supporters of a meritocracy — choose to overlook that, embracing another victim who isn’t in an effort to gin up their fundamentalist base.
Conservative blogger Matt Lewis of Townhall.com concluded that Prejean seems destined to turn up on the campaign trail.
“Aside from the obvious point that this was a travesty of justice and that she is being punished for answering honestly — and standing up for what she believes in — how long do you think it will be before Miss California is out campaigning with a prominent Republican running for office?” he wrote.
Maybe we’ll see her campaigning alongside Sarah Palin, another former beauty pageant contestant fond of playing the victim card.
“Most would agree that it’s the job of journalists to ask the ‘right questions’ but politicians from all sides have to realise that the ‘right question’ from a journalistic point of view might feel very ‘wrong’ to them especially if it gets them hot under the collar,” [Palin] said (in an interview during which she complained about “unfair” interviews conducted by anchorwoman/cheerleader Katie Couric).
If only Couric and Miss America judge Perez Hilton had asked the “right questions.”
There should be no tolerating savagery. There, is that so hard?
Cultures that punish women because they were raped and hang teens alleged to be gay deserve no respect. Anyone who rationalizes such brutality is likewise undeserving.
We have too many problems and shortcomings of our own to ride our high horses on a “crusade” to reshape the rest of the world so it conforms with our ways of thinking.
Feminist orthodoxy does not trump all other values. Let the Pakistanis run their own country. Ditto for the Afghans, the Saudis, the Iranians, the Venezuelans, and the Cubans.
Feminist orthodoxy? What about human rights?
None of our business.
War is not the answer here, but neither is silence.
Twice this month an 11-year old boy has hanged himself, and the parents of both children blame their deaths on relentless bullying.
I understand the mothers’ anger toward the schools, but the real villains are those who callously demonize gays and lesbians. Bullying is learned behavior, so it’s no mystery why “gay” remains the cruelest of playground slurs.
As Rush Limbaugh is fond of saying, words mean things. Imagine, then, what impressionable minds think when they hear so-called men of God compare homosexuals to pedophiles and blame natural disasters on gays and lesbians.
If we’re really going to get tough on bullying, we need to go after the biggest perpetrators. No need for speech codes — just stigmatization. They’ve earned it.
And it’s worse than a catastrophic flood.
When are responsible members of the right going to speak out against such hysterical hyperbole?
Washington, D.C. – Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins today condemned the vote of the Vermont State Legislature to overturn the Governor’s veto on same-sex “marriage” as well as the vote by the District of Columbia City Council to recognize same-sex marriages performed in the 50 states.
“Same-sex ‘marriage’ is a movement driven by wealthy homosexual activists and a liberal elite determined to destroy not only the institution of marriage, but democracy as well. Time and again, we see when citizens have the opportunity to vote at the ballot box, they consistently opt to support traditional marriage,” said Perkins.
Uh, Tony, we don’t live in a direct democracy. The Vermont legislature and D.C. council were elected by the people.
If they had voted differently, do you think the fundamentalists would be complaining?
Another of history’s mysteries explained:
The headline of Politico blogger Ben Smith’s post about an ad produced by the anti-gay marriage crowd in West Virginia sums up their desperation:
Gay Snipers Stalk WV
He’s not exaggerating. Go to the one minute mark in the clip below to see just how loathsome the fundamentalist right can be.
Their motto: Hate the sin, smear the sinner.