Religion

Hobby Lobby decision extends dangerous precedent

The Supreme Court’s decision this morning saying Hobby Lobby does not have to provide contraceptive coverage to its employees because doing so violates the owners’ religious beliefs came as no surprise. After its Citizens United ruling that corporations are essentially people, this one was a foregone conclusion…. Read More ›

Atheist commercial? OMG!

  This commercial aired on both The Daily Show and the Colbert Report tonight. I was startled to see it but absolutely delighted. Yes! More! Nothing like seeing the name Reagan on an atheist ad in an election year! Oh, wait… Read More ›

WBC run out of Moore, OK

Hats off to Moore, Oklahoma. A contingent from the Westboro Baptist Church hate group showed up there on Sunday to picket. Why? Because of a sign put up by Moore Liquor shop owner Bryan Kerr to celebrate the May 19 death of… Read More ›

Hobby Lobby awash in hypocrisy

Mother Jones today reported that Hobby Lobby, that bastion of corporate Christianity, is up to its eyeballs in … uh … hypocrisy. Hobby Lobby’s owners, the Green family, last week presented to the Supreme Court its argument that the company should… Read More ›

The war on Thanksgiving

Not wishing to sear my eyeballs and raise my blood pressure, I did not watch yesterday’s “Hannity” on Fox News. And apparently I picked a particularly good day to do it (although I do so every day). Hannity’s guest was… Read More ›