Tag Archive for Bigotry

Liberty and Justice for ALL

Five words that close the pledge of allegiance; five words that cannot be ignored. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT)rights organizations across the United States, with the surprising exception of the Human Rights Campaign, withdrew their support Monday from a landmark gay civil rights bill after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco and Rep.…

CAIR Condemns Bin Laden’s Praise For 9/11 Hijacker

To all those like State Assemblyman Chuck DeVore, and former GOP Chair Shawn Steel who continually assert that all Muslims support terrorism and that the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) supports terrorists and terrorism, I present to you the CAIR response to the latest video from boogeyman Osama Bin Laden. WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/11/07) – The Council…

Ann Coulter a She-Devil

From Raw Story  Former Sen. John Edwards on Friday fired the latest round in his ongoing verbal feud with Ann Coulter, calling her a ‘she-devil’ at a public event before quickly adding that he shouldn’t engage in name-calling,” according to a blog post at ABC News. Excerpts: Edwards, D-N.C., was railing against the right-wing media…

Wiley Drake & the Fatwa

Need I say more? Wiley’s retort to AU was swift, ferocious — and bizarre. Caught dead to rights, he didn’t even try to respond to particulars of AU’s IRS complaint. Instead, he immediately launched into the kind of wild-eyed, paranoid magical thinking you’d expect from any embattled cult leader. Which is to say: In a…

For gays in Iraq, a life of constant fear

I found this story in the LA Times on Saturday.  This is just one example of how religious zealotry can distort the true core beliefs of any religion.  Religion based hatred is not confined to any one religion.  My bringing attention to this story should not in any way be viewed as an attack on…

Saved from Grace: Remembering the Harvest

Apparently, the Harvest Crusade is back. And as soon as I saw it in The Register, I just had to read it. After all, I used to be a part of it. Yes, believe it or not, this dirty, queer vegetarian hippie used to be a “Christianist“. And in reading about what’s happening at this…