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Lie For Me, Jesus

Being an atheist makes you realize just how comical and pathetic religious wars are, as really, it’s a fight amongst people that all believe their imaginary friend is all awesomes, and that other people’s imaginary friends are all evils.

Our current Jesus vs. Mohammad war is just another page in a crazy book of history that has gone on for quite a long time.

An article in today’s highlights this little war, and the way our right-wingers will lie simply to make their followers believe that even our current Presidential race is somehow on the forefront of this “religious” war.

In his speeches and often on the Internet, the part of Sen. Barack Obama’s biography that gets the most attention is not his race but his connections to the Muslim world.

Since declaring his candidacy for president in February, Obama, a member of a congregation of the United Church of Christ in Chicago, has had to address assertions that he is a Muslim or that he had received training in Islam in Indonesia, where he lived from ages 6 to 10. While his father was an atheist and his mother did not practice religion, Obama’s stepfather did occasionally attend services at a mosque there. Continue reading

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November 29, 2007 Posted by | Christian Right, Conservatives, Muslims, Obama | | 1 Comment

Just How Crazy Are Far-Right Christians?

Far-right Christians scare the fuck out of me, because I believe they use their faith as a way to be dumb and bigoted. For instance, who in the world can hate antidiscrimination laws? Oh, , of course.

A Christian group based in Southern California sued the state Tuesday to overturn a law that prohibits discrimination against gays in schools.

Murrieta-based Advocates for Faith and Freedom filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in San Diego. It was joined by the Northern California chapter of Alliance Defense Fund, an Arizona-based Christian legal group.

The groups filed suit on behalf of several teachers and a student who claim the law, which was passed this year, is unconstitutionally vague and violates student privacy by changing the definition of gender in California’s education code.

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November 28, 2007 Posted by | Christian Right, Gay Rights, Insane Peeps | Leave a comment