Creationism is a Political Tool to enable Fundamentalism!!! Fundamentalism is then further supported by Junk Science, Junk History, Junk Therapy and Junk Economics!!!
My horrible right-wing past: Confessions of a one-time religious right icon – I was a religious fanatic appealing to political leaders. Today, the fanatics are the political leaders – FRANK SCHAEFFER – I am a white, privileged, well-off, 61-year-old former Republican religious right-wing activist who changed his mind about religion and politics long ago. The New York Times profiled my change of heart saying that to my former friends I’m considered a “traitorous prince” since my religious-right family was once thought of as “evangelical royalty.”
Dear Religious Right: The Republican Party Is Playing You For By Allen Clifton Read more at: – While Republicans often like to act like they’re for “religious freedom,” the truth is the GOP couldn’t care less about religion. The Republican party uses Christianity as a tool to manipulate millions of Americans by playing on irrational fears often linked to their religious beliefs.
How The ‘Religious Liberty’ Veneer On Anti-LGBT Bills Is Fading BY ZACK FORD – It has become common practice for conservatives to defend legislation that enables anti-LGBT discrimination as supporting the cause of “religious liberty.” Considering most religious people actually support protections for LGBT people, this framing is misleading, and as several current state legislative fights demonstrate, unconvincing as well.
An Idaho Senate panel just approved a bill to let public teachers use the Bible to teach biology and geology Travis Gettys TRAVIS GETTYS – Idaho Republicans are pushing a bill that would allow teachers to cite the Bible as a reference book in science classes.
The Senate Education Committee has given preliminary approval to a measure introduced by state Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll (R-Cottonwood) that would permit teachers to use the religious document “for reference purposes” in classes such as astronomy, biology and geology.
OH NOES! What Are NC Republicans Going To Do To Save Their Gerrymandering Case With Scalia Dead? – Shannon Argueta – One of the key ways that Republican lawmakers stay in office is through gerrymandering. Although the practice is completely illegal, the GOP is still notorious for drawing their district lines in a way that will ensure that there are more of their low-information voters than Democratic voters. This is exactly what Republican lawmakers did in North Carolina and it may have worked out for them, but then Supreme Court Justice Scalia had to go and die.
Violent extremism in the US hasn’t been this bad since 1968 — and right-wing elected officials are to blame TRAVIS GETTYS – If it seems like the U.S. is more wracked by violent upheaval than at any point since the 1960s — that might be because it is.
Rapid demographic and economic changes have spurred a dramatic uptick in the number of hate groups operating in the U.S. and left the nation “awash in deadly extremist violence and hateful rhetoric from mainstream political figures,” according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. – 892 Hate Groups are currently operating in the US. Track them with our Hate Map.
Oregon militant accuses feds of committing ‘works of the devil’ in $666 billion lawsuit – ARTURO GARCIA – Shawna Cox, who was arrested last month during the militant takeover at a federal reserve in Oregon, sued federal officials on Wednesday, accusing them of victimizing herself and her compatriots.
“I am asking for criminal and civil penalties for the perpetrators that subjected me and my witnesses to the crimes I have identified herein,” the lawsuit stated. “I Claim I and the others involved in these actions have suffered damages from the works of the devil in excess of $666,666,666,666.66.” – The Koch Brothers Are Now Funding The Bundy Land Seizure Agenda BY JENNY ROWLAND
The 50’s and the 60’s were periods of relatively high taxation, most yuppie dumb ignorant fundamentalist teabagging crackas were raised in this Golden Age of Prosperity, it wasn’t changed till 1980 when Reagan let the John Birch Society back into the GOP under the new label of the Christian Coalition!!!