Saturday, December 24, 2011

The Green Dragon

Thought this was a joke. But, if Tony Perkins is a promoter, it is no joke.

I'm tempted to order it just to find out how they justify their actual fear that environmentalism is anti-Christian. But, I'm not parting with over $70 just to appease someone else's fever dream.

When did wrecking the environment become a holy mandate?

Resisting The Green Dragon

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Why People Vote Republican

The money quote:

People vote Republican because Republicans offer "moral clarity"—a simple vision of good and evil that activates deep seated fears in much of the electorate. Democrats, in contrast, appeal to reason with their long-winded explorations of policy options for a complex world.

to the article

Dom Helder Camara

"When I feed the poor, they call me a saint, but when I ask why the poor are hungry, they call me a communist."

 wiki for Dom Holder Camera.

I got interested in this quote because it was attributed to assassinated Bishop Oscar Romero in an article by Barbara Ehrinreich

Nikel and Dimed (2011 Version)

Monday, June 6, 2011

Common sense about Birth Control

I will never understand why the people screaming the loudest about how awful abortion is are the same people putting up roadblocks to women trying to access birth control. 
You Thought Birthers Were Bad

Coming out as a Negotiation

What's the use of having a gay son if he can't help you pick out nice clothes and repaint the living room.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Budgets are Moral Documents

Visit for excellent editorial cartoons. It's refreshing to see a different point of view. There are no sacred cows in Bendib's world....

GOP (eying Social Spending): I think I still see some fat on her...
DEMS: ... Especially when you squint a bit and the light hits her just so...
COMMENT: Better the scapegoat than the Golden Calf