Tag Archives: religion

Talking Out Of Four Sides Of His Mouths

December 30th, on Meet The Press: “I’ve never tried to come out with some way of imposing a doctrinaire Christian perspective in a way that is really against the Constitution. I’ve never done that.” January 14th, speaking to evangelical supporters in Michigan: “What we need to do is to amend the Constitution so that it’s in God’s standards rather than ...

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Law & Order: Special Jeebus Unit

Christian activists are demanding an apology from NBC for portraying Christians as “violent Bible thumpers.” A recent “Law & Order” show portraying a leader in a college Christian ministry as anti-homosexual and Christians as “Bible thumpers” is drawing ire from a watchdog group for anti-Christian bigotry. In the opening of the NBC show’s episode last week, a leader in a ...

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Wingnuts Take Star Trek To Planet Atheist

As Pam puts it, Gene Roddenberry would be rolling over in his grave, had his ashes not been shot into space. Painfully, painfully bad. Wait for the biology lesson in the middle part.

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Pat Robertson: We Prayed Away The Nuke!

Remember last year when Pat Robertson said that Jeebus told him that a terrorist attack on the U.S. involving a nuclear weapon would occur in 2007? Now he says, “All I can think is that somehow the people of God prayed and God in his mercy spared us.” Whew! That was close! According to Robertson’s latest chat with the Flying ...

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Connecticut Anglicans: We Rather Pray In A Bank Than Allow Gays

A Connecticut Anglican church congregation has decided abandon their historic building, valued at over $7M, rather than continue to be associated with recent liberal stances of their denomination, including the recent ordination of Gene Robinson, an openly gay bishop. The building is owned by the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, not the local congregation. It was the last Sunday service at ...

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Smak Dem Christians Down

JMG reader Fritz tipped me off to gay singer Jay Spears’ new clip, Smak Dem Christians Down, which is amusing rip on the false notion that the United States was founded as a Christian nation. Note: the opening of the clip features a jab at Ted Haggard that might not be safe-for-work. You may remember Spears’ great 2005 track, I ...

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Xmas Adam

Some call today Christmas Eve Eve, but others call it Christmas Adam. Because Adam came before Eve. Poor Eve, she probably had to finish by herself. Adam was never so selfish with Steve..

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HomoQuotable – James Stabile

“If I could, I would take back everything I’ve said. I’ve hurt a lot of people in the gay community, and I am truly sorry from the bottom of my heart. I’m not here to get any attention. I’m here to say to people that I want to help prevent other young gay guys from experiencing what I experienced, because ...

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Failed Ex-Gay Gunman: I Will Rain Columbine Down On The Christian World

More evidence about Matthew Murray has been released to the press: DENVER — Among the items taken from a search of gunman Matthew Murray’s home was a picture of former New Life pastor Ted Haggard, according to police documents released Wednesday. Murray lived in the Englewood home in with his father, mother and brother. The family was very devout and ...

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DC Pride To Be Run By Religious Group?

In what’s being described as a first for the country, a non-profit group affliated with the Presbyterian Church is one of three organizations competing to take over Washington DC’s Capital Pride, which puts on that city’s gay pride events every year. The Whitman-Walker Clinic is the current controllig organization of Capital Pride. From Lou Chibbaro in the Washington Blade: The ...

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I Have A Personal Relationship With Him

(Via- By The Bayou.)

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At Least He Hasn’t Shot Anybody

Remember that 700 Club story about James Stabile, the gay guy who was touched by a pastor (“Fire!”) at that I-35 “purity seige” outside a Dallas gay bar and instantly renounced his homosexuality? Turns out he’s bipolar, had stopped taking his meds, and has already been kicked out of the ministry’s Build-A-Breeder home for wayward Xtians for being a “compulsive ...

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The Fatal Cost Of The “Ex-Gay” Movement

The young man who last Sunday shot and killed two people at a youth ministry training center, then killed two more and himself at Colorado’s New Life Church (Ted Haggard’s former home), was a cast out from the youth ministry, probably because he failed their attempts to make him “ex-gay”. As noted by Richard Rothstein, Matthew Murray, 24, posted on ...

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Ill Papa: Gay Marriage Is An
Obstacle To World Peace

“Everything that serves to weaken the family based on the marriage of a man and woman, everything that directly or indirectly stands in the way of its openness to the responsible acceptance of new life … constitutes an objective obstacle on the road to peace.” – Pope Benedict, in the 15-page annual papal message. Also standing in the way of ...

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HomoQuotable – Wayne Besen

“It was also no surprise that Barbara Walters 10 most fascinating people of 2007 included no scientists and was loaded with no less than seven celebrities, who are primarily interesting because we want to sleep with them, thus they boost ratings. I’m sure Justin Timberlake is interesting, but what about the scientists who just turned skin cells into stem cells? ...

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Congress Shall Make No Law Respecting An Establishment Of Religion

House Resolution 847, to be presented today by Rep. Steve King (R-IA): Recognizing the importance of Christmas and the Christian faith. Whereas Christmas, a holiday of great significance to Americans and many other cultures and nationalities, is celebrated annually by Christians throughout the United States and the world; Whereas there are approximately 225,000,000 Christians in the United States, making Christianity ...

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Not The Usual Small Town
Holiday Display Story

An atheist group in Connecticut is drawing flak for their “Imagine No Religion” holiday display in front of Rockford’s town hall. The three-sided sign uses an image of the World Trade Center to suggest that to world would be a safer place without religion. (Uh, amen to THAT.) According to city officials, the Connecticut Valley Atheists’ permit request was for ...

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Sister Wendy On Gay Marriage

Art critic, author, PBS host, and Carmelite nun Sister Wendy spoke to the Huffingon Post about her new book, Sister Wendy On Prayer, but was also asked about her stance on gay marriage. Huffington Post: You’ve spoken out about gay marriage. How do you balance what you believe with what you have sworn to uphold?” Sister Wendy: I believe in ...

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Read Between The Coloring Lines

The Archdiocese of New York has released a coloring book for preschoolers in which an angel warns: “If a child and an adult happen to be alone, someone should know where they are, and the door should be open or have a big window in it.” Note the male (priest?) figure waving a fey hand at the young boy. Is ...

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Oh, Hai. I Kan Eatz Jeebus?

Over on Whateveresque they are giving the LOLcats treatment to the Creation Museum, where visitors wander among dioramas depicting the dinosaurs as present during Biblical events. High-larry-us. (Via – Mountains Of Madness.).

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