Archive for the ‘Religion’ Category

The White House is threatening to veto the Hate Crimes bill that just passed in the House today. The reasoning for it has been fuzzy so far, but the official statement so far is that “there has been no persuasive demonstration of any need to federalize such a potentially large range of violent crime enforcement.”¬† […]

In an impressively but quiet move of pure¬† integrity, Keith Ellison, the Muslim Representative from Minnesota, will be sworn in to office holding a Koran owned by Thomas Jefferson. Ellison has put up with a lot of crap for being Muslim – most notably in his interview with Glen Beck – but has been remarkably […]

We’ve all gotten a little freaked out by the blurring of politics and religion in public statements by the Bush Administration. It turns out that the administration really has just been using the base for political gain and financial contribution. While it’s not surprising that the Bush Administration would use something for political gain, it […]