Would Jesus fly coach?

Might as well milk this fifth anniversary thing with a Sunday-appropriate flashback, first posted on 8/28/05. For the record, Bishop Eddie Long remains a “respected” religious leader in the community. WWJD, Part II? Buy a Bentley! That’s what Bishop Eddie Long of Atlanta did with the proceeds from a charity, aptly named for himself. Seemingly … Continue reading Would Jesus fly coach?

The Malcontent turns 5

What do Naomi Campbell and Pat Robertson have in common? Both lust for Liberian butcher Charles Taylor’s diamonds. Robertson’s relationship with Taylor was the subject of my first post, from Aug. 2005. “We’re undermining a Christian, Baptist president to bring in Muslim rebels to take over the country,” he said on his 700 Club show … Continue reading The Malcontent turns 5

Sharia law in Tennessee?

That’s Tenn. GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob Ramsey’s defense for opposing a new Islamic Center in Murfreesboro, where such a facility already exists. As is the case with the so-called Ground Zero mosque, there’s been no evidence presented linking the Murfreesboro mosque to radical Islam. Now, I’m all about freedom of religion. I obey the first … Continue reading Sharia law in Tennessee?

Onion du jour

Pope Vows To Get Church Pedophilia Down To Acceptable Levels April 5, 2010 | ISSUE 46•14 Pope Benedict XVI explains which types of slow, deliberate touching the church deems inappropriate.

no god, no guns and lots and lots of gays

Fundamentalist fearmongerer James Dobson previews life under an Obama administration: • Boy Scouts disband after refusing to allow homosexual scoutmasters to sleep in the same tent as young boys • First-graders get “compulsory training in varieties of gender identity,” and parents can no longer opt out of school-based sex ed for their kids • Churches … Continue reading no god, no guns and lots and lots of gays

all the rage

John McCain can’t be held responsible for every bigoted kook who shows up at his rallies, though guilt by association goes both ways. I would hope he’s at least concerned about some of the support he’s attracting. One thing he can control: those sharing the dais. The McCain we thought we knew would have condemned … Continue reading all the rage