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A Nation Under God

A considerable amount of ink has been spilled and incalculable keystrokes have been made defending the proposition that ours is a nation under God – that, in the words of Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, “We are a religious … Continue reading

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Romney and Those Darned Christians

On March 27th, 2012, gallup.com released the following lists of the 10 Most Religious and Least Religious states in America. As of the writing of this blog, Mitt Romney has come in First Place in the following states’ Republican Primaries: … Continue reading

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Answering Scotto on the Existence of God

Scotto’s response in the comment thread of yesterday’s Brent Wahl article was sufficiently thought-provoking to merit a response from me in a separate post. Herewith is his comment (corrected for grammar and punctuation): These days a lot of scientists and … Continue reading

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Clearing the Air on That Church vs. State Thing

There seems to be an agglomeration of confusion, stupidity, misinformation, falsehoods, and the like, concerning religion and its role in government. Before going any further, let us read the First Amendment to the Constitution: Congress shall make no law respecting … Continue reading

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The Media’s Losing Game

We’ve been subjected to a litany of debates during this primary season and Wednesday night’s contest provided little in the way of further clarity. The American public should have a pretty good idea as to where each of the candidates stands on … Continue reading

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Tempest in a Communion Chalice

Liberals, Democrats, statists, pagans and other instinctive allies and usefully idiotic tools of Satan are all in a snit these days because Rick Santorum had the temerity to let Baudelaire’s black cat out of the proverbial bag. (It was the … Continue reading

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Obama’s War on Religious Liberty

President Barack Hussein Obama and his administration have declared war on religious liberty in America. It is all part of a spider-web of socialism, a master plan to control every aspect of our daily lives, including our very health itself, … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Approbation

The REAL reason behind the push for same-sex marriage The lovely and ever-gracious Nicole e-mailed me yesterday evening in search of a serviceable response to the argument that, by opposing same-sex marriage, one posits an argument that is both invalid … Continue reading

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Careful What You Wish For…You May Get It

“Hope – especially desperate hope – is a powerful and oftentimes dangerous emotion, for it tends to objectify the heart’s desire in a manner that inevitably clouds the faculties of the mind and stuffs a ball gag in the mouth … Continue reading

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The Power of Divine Redemption

The time has come to address Der Newtmeister’s “Personal Baggage,” to wit: serial marital infidelity that resulted in the dissolution of his first two marriages. That he was censured and forced out as House Speaker by his own party is … Continue reading

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