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Archive for the ‘Philosophy & Religion’ Category

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 7 - 2015 25 COMMENTS
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Instead of letting the GOP get away with trying to create an anti-identity based solely on what they oppose and want to repeal, it’s a good time to recognize who they really are as a party and what they truly stand for.

Posted by AdLib On Apr - 1 - 2015 19 COMMENTS
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“No matter which religion you belong to, as long as you study and follow the teachings of the Bible, you can be Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, any religion at all, all Arkansans are eligible for this tax credit,” Davis stated.

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 30 - 2015 51 COMMENTS
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Sure, people get away with lots of terrible things until they don’t. And Mike Pence found that out to his utter shock. “Really? Americans don’t like it when you make it legal to be bigoted as long as you hide behind ‘religious beliefs’? Who woulda thunk that?”

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 23 - 2015 79 COMMENTS
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Ted Cruz has as much of a chance at winning the Presidency as Liberty University’s founder Jerry Falwell does in having a snowball fight where he currently is but anyone who knows anything about Republicans knows that to them, reality is just a liberal/socialist/anti-colonial plot.

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 18 - 2015 37 COMMENTS
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Unfortunately, since religion is such a minefield for politicians, Americans have become accustomed to disassociating religious extremists from their religion so as not to offend mainstream religious voters.

Posted by Nirek On Dec - 22 - 2014 7 COMMENTS
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Extremists of any religion are the downfall of their religion. Those extremists hurt people of their religion and others as well. For proof, you need look no further than the Muslim extremists killing indiscriminately which gives Islam a black eye or worse. Of course Christianity has those vile “Westboro Baptist” extremists. They don’t like anyone. Seem to hate other religions and soldiers and just about everyone. There are examples of extremists in most all religions.

Posted by AdLib On Aug - 11 - 2014 61 COMMENTS
Yazidis

What if ISIS was invading Jordan or Israel or even somewhere in Europe and on a genocidal march through the country, would President Obama be just as much of a hypocrite if he acted against them then? Are hypocrisy and conscience conditional based on what the latitude and longitude is of a terrorist-driven slaughter?

Posted by SueInCa On Jul - 11 - 2014 88 COMMENTS
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On October 22, 2022, New York is the last bastion of what was once a free country. Within hours, the last bastion of free society has capitulated. They tried, they really did but fighting a new President who has the military at his disposal, militia and the National Guard now under his control as well as the Joshua Brigade, the 22 states that were a hold out and refused to remain with this new America, had no chance in a losing proposition against the new Christian-based government.

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jul - 5 - 2014 5 COMMENTS
C-Kabat

Father Carl Kabat, an 80 year old priest who has spent some 17 years in prison for protesting against war and weapons, spent the Fourth of July spattering red paint across a sign at a Kansas City plant just opened.

Posted by Zeke On Jul - 2 - 2014 41 COMMENTS
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If one engages with a theocrat and takes the time to debunk enough of their claims, eventually, they will get into ambiguous territory like what was the “Real” intent of the founders.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jul - 2 - 2014 91 COMMENTS
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So many, many times I hear so many of my fellow Americans claim that the United States is a Christian nation, as our founding fathers intended it to be. They continue to claim that our founders were god fearing, Christian men who for all intents and purposes designed our nation […]

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jun - 30 - 2014 83 COMMENTS
Scotus - Hobby Lobby protest

Speaking of Christian values, whatever happened to bearing false witness? Hobby Lobby set up shop in a state where they’d have to pay for employee healthcare including emergency contraception.

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 13 - 2014 254 COMMENTS
Fighters of  al-Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant parade at Syrian town of Tel Abyad

Who does ISIS have to thank for the deadbolts being broken on the doors to Iraq? They ought to commission a bathtub self portrait of George W. Bush out of gratitude.

Posted by AdLib On May - 19 - 2014 25 COMMENTS
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At a time in our nation’s history when our Supreme Court has chosen the wealthy to dominate our politics and the press has mostly abandoned their duty to empower the public with truth, how can the people find their way back to a true and responsive democracy?

Posted by AdLib On May - 12 - 2014 55 COMMENTS
Albert Einstein

ADLIB: If I said 2 plus 2 equals 4, isn’t that the only correct answer?

CRUZ: I can list the names of a number of Republican economists who would disagree with you.

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 17 - 2014 42 COMMENTS
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On a day when some of these same homophobes who are marching in their “No Gays Need Apply” parades will be dressed in brightly colored clothes, descend on bars in droves getting drunk and hanging all over other men then possibly end up on their knees in a toilet stall, they are hardly in a position to judge others on their behavior as being socially undesirable.

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