Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there. — Bonnie Raitt
The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind.
- John Burroughs
“If there is any religion that would cope with modern scientific needs, it would be Buddhism.”
- Albert Einstein (1879-1959)
God has no religion.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Laws are only words written on paper, words that change on society’s whim and are interpreted differently daily by politicians, lawyers, judges and policemen. Anyone who believes that all laws should always be obeyed would have made a fine slave catcher. Anyone who believes that all laws are applied equally, despite race, religion, or economic status, is a fool.
John J. Miller, And Hope to Die
I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish Church, by the Roman Church, by the Greek Church, by the Turkish Church, by the Protestant Church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church.
It looks like Bachmann is really a thin-skinned person. Having the police called in because of 50 peaceful protestors.
Grinnell students are certainly a political force to be reckoned with.
On Tuesday, Michele Bachmann made a campaign stop at Caroll’s Pumpkin Patch in Iowa. When she arrived, she was greeted by about 50 Grinnell Students milling about and holding signs. Read more below.
Female activist Shaima Ghassaniya was sentenced to 10 lashes, for driving. It is not against Saudi law for a woman to drive, but it is against it by religious edict.
Its time that the Saudi government got its head out of the sand, and start letting women do the same things as men do.
In a small Alabama town, anyone committing a minor offense, will have a choice of going to jail,or going to church. Its unconstitutional to force anyone to go to church, so how the hell is this town’s judge getting away with it. Read it at Nation of Change
The Texas Board of Education has eliminated Thomas Jefferson from all the history books, that will be used in the their school system. Read it at BuzzFlash
Bryan Fischer is at it again. He claims that the Bachmanns are the victims of their sexual orientation, and are being prosecuted by bigots. This guy should talk, with the vile bullshit that comes out of his mouth. Read more in Politicususa
Barbara Shantee, Ph.D., gives a her reasons why some Christians are full of hatred.
Over the last few years, the media has been filled with speculation about the assassination of Dr. Tiller and the Tucson shootings. There is a lot of discussion about the divisive discourse in this country that they could have led to such violence. There is speculation that, on the face of it, these killers are mentally unbalanced. More…
You can send your kid(s) to Tea Party summer camp in sunny Florida. It sounds to me like its a brain washing camp, with some religion, and will use candies as a teaching tool for the gold standard. WTF!
–snip– The [Tampa 912 Project], which falls under the tea party umbrella, hopes to introduce kids ages 8 to 12 to principles that include “America is good,” “I believe in God’” and “I work hard for what I have and I will share it with who I want to. Government cannot force me to be charitable”… Read more
Jon Stewart on the Daily Show calls out on Mike Huckabee, for embracing Ted Nugent. Huckabee is supposed to be a lover of Christ, and yet he falls all over a guy like Nugent, who is simply a whack job.
Marsha West of the American Family Association, has a warning for all Christians who practice Yoga, is against the Gospel of Jesus Christ. According to the article in AlterNet, practicing Yoga “induces and altered state of consciousness.” It also says that Buddhism is evil. Of course this is the association the crackpot Bryan Fisher belongs to. So you can where all this nonsense is leading to.