Following up on yesterday’s post about how unfair it is when progressives fight fire with fire… One of the architects of the modern conservative boycott movement back in the day was the […]
As boycott pressure mounts on Limbaugh, two words come to mind: hoist, petard
I don’t know when the very first boycott of a product or company happened, but I suspect the tactic has been around in some form or another for a long time. I […]
Sundays with Uncle God-Momma: what would Jesus do?
Let’s face it, that’s a tall order. And no matter how much you practice you probably won’t be able to get tanked from the tap. Still, it makes a pretty good bumper […]
Dear Lord Baby Jesus, we come before you today to inaugurate the new president of the United States of God…
Well, here’s a fine howdy-do: Rick Warren, pastor of the mother of all mega-churches, has been tapped to channel Jesus conduct a seance deliver the invocation at Barack Obama’s inauguration. Because Warren […]
Our latest tragic shooting: who's to blame?
Another church shooting, this time in Knoxville. By now you’ve probably read the accounts and know that the shooter, Jim Adkisson, was motivated by, among other things, an apparent hatred of “liberals.” […]
Jesus, McCain and the GOP: a former Republican ponders the future of the party
Most folks don’t realize it – even people who know me fairly well – but I used to be a Republican. Back when I was younger and, one supposes, more naïve about […]
Falwell the cowardly false prophet…
Now that I have your attention…. The freak show from Topeka that is the Westboro Baptist Church has dropped plans to hold an anti-homosexuality rally at the funeral of a soldier killed […]
What should we tell the children about Reverend Falwell…?
The Danville (VA) Register and Bee, the newspaper of record in my current city of abode, plastered the following headline on today’s front page: HE IS EVERYWHERE The “HE” of that headline […]
Jerry Falwell is dead – let’s accord his long career the respect it deserves
I think the late Rev. Falwell would agree with the suggestion that there are bad people in the world, people who trade on ignorance and hate and whose lives diminish our collective […]