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CDC Report - U.S. HIV Infections 40% Higher Than Estimates

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

A new report suggests that the number of annual HIV infections in the U.S. has been drastically underestimated...or underreported. While this is a significant revelation, I'm of the opinion that the back story may be far more telling. Let's look at the new data first. From The International Herald Tribune: The United ...

John McCain - The Straight-Talking Maverick Can Sure Ride A Fence

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

John McCain, a former critic of Christian extremists, has suddenly become a seemingly born-again evangelical in conjunction with his 2008 presidential bid. Sadly, his run to the right is hardly evidence of a man who has made a career of portraying himself as a straight-talking maverick. Those who contend that ...

PBS, Politics, Patriotism, & The Primordial Patriarch

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Heaven help us! PBS is going to air a documentary, The Bible's Buried Secrets, which explores the factuality of the Bible...and Donald "Wingnut" Wildmon's American Family Association has already launched an action alert. The AFA is asking its supporters to sign a petition urging congress to halt all government funding ...

Teen Pregnancies Rise: How About Those Abstinence Programs?

Friday, July 11th, 2008

I'm not sure what it will take for our government to admit that abstinence education isn't working. Fortunately, George Bush will soon leave office and we can hope that the next president will restore science to its proper place and put an end to the myth that purity pledges are ...

Gay Marriage: 63% Say It’s A Private Choice; CA Court Rejects Stay

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Good news on the gay marriage front from a newly released survey and from the California Supreme Court. A new USA Today Gallup Poll suggests that a large majority of Americans believe that the choice to marry someone of the same sex ought to be a private choice and that ...

Family Research Council: Black & White Is As Clear As Mud

Monday, May 19th, 2008

The Family Research Council has followed in the footsteps of Focus on the Family with the introduction a new video segment on their web site. FRC calls their program The Truth in Black & White, and it features Tony Perkins, the president of FRC, and Bishop Harry Jackson. I've included two ...

Tax Exemption Without Limitation - Now That’s Christianity

Monday, May 12th, 2008

The gall of the religious right never ceases to amaze. Time and again, they demonstrate that hypocrisy is an essential element of their ideology. While many of these zealots frequently demonstrate their willingness to preach one thing and do another, their latest endeavor seems determined to take it to a ...

Oops, That Ban On Gay Marriage Took Away Other Rights

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Don't be fooled by the religious right's assertion that they simply want to protect marriage and the family. Implicit in their efforts to pass legislation and constitutional amendments to ban same-sex marriage is an intention to slam the door on any measure that would grant rights or recognition to gays. ...

Radical Religious Right: As If It Were Only About Marriage

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

The religious right likes to be seen as the moral compass of the country...though they rarely want the country to fully understand that their focus on denying any rights to gays is their primary objective. Yes, they talk incessantly about same-sex marriage and frame it as the pivotal issue facing ...

News Flash: Gays Trying To Nail Christians…To The Cross

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Have a seat, take a deep breath, and then watch the following video of Christian leaders assailing militant homosexuals and portraying themselves as victims of those who are seeking to undo all measures of morality. All that's missing from this piece of persecution propaganda is a wooden cross and the ...

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