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Religion has so many connections to political and economic beliefs, there needs to be a place to identify linkages, problems, goals, options, action plans and evaluation criteria.  

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An eternal question, what is the purpose of life?, occupied philosophers’ thoughts throughout history. Stone pictographs reveal even primitive peoples reflected on this query. Each one has the capacity to define his or her personal thinking about politics, economics and religion.

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America - A Second-amendment Death Cult?

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by tom sarbeck yesterday. 13 Replies

This is a column by the Rude Pundit, in which he compares the NRA to Aztec high priests demanding death sacrifices.His conclusion:If we…Continue

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Biblical Family Values (AronRa)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Jul 13. 7 Replies

One of the most absurd and self-contradictory phrases out in the ether these days is that of "Family Values," usually thrown about by christians who challenge those who would attempt to make changes to usages and practices which they feel were…Continue

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Comment by Grinning Cat on June 12, 2015 at 10:42am

Segueing to another sort of TP, here's a graphic I saw on the web, credited to Americans Against The Tea Party. This meme deserves to be spread far and wide among them. (Click to enlarge.)

ATTENTION TEA PARTY - OBAMA AGENDA ALERT! When you go to the polls and they ask for your name and check you off in the registry... it's really just a way for Obama to get your name and address so he can send people to take your guns and put you in a FEMA camp! DON'T VOTE! Save yourselves from the dictator and stay at home! (Spread the Word! Please share all of your Tea Party friends

Comment by sk8eycat on June 11, 2015 at 11:55pm

My mother only went to school through 8th grade, but always read everything she could get her hands on, and loved playing with words.  I guess it was contagious.

My first year with Holiday, she sent me a postcard from Marineland in Palos Verdes; her handwritten message was, "Witch chewer ear."  Took me a while to figure it out.  Duh!

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 11, 2015 at 10:01pm

Interesting segway from TPP to Toilet Paper Party to Koch bros. to Georgia Pacific. 

I love the way your mind works, Felaine! 

Comment by sk8eycat on June 11, 2015 at 9:01pm

Whenever I see "TPP" I think "Toilet Paper Party."  Sorry.  I can't help it....we've used "TP" as shorthand on shopping lists since I was a baby.

and the Koch bros. DO own the largest TP company in the us...Georgia Pacific.

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 11, 2015 at 9:00pm

"We establish no religion" billboard perfectly states what it is I want. It is not often I can say something positive about Reagan. On separation of church and state, I agree!

Comment by Joan Denoo on June 11, 2015 at 8:56pm

Ruth, excellent and clear description of TPP and reasons why it is not a good agreement for people, the environment and the Earth. 

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on June 11, 2015 at 8:26pm

This little video about the TPP is easy to understand.

Comment by Bertold Brautigan on June 1, 2015 at 3:57pm

That's a great one from St. Ronnie. (Too bad the crazy old prick didn't put his money where his mouth was.) This Ayn Rand crack would be good as well just because she's the idol of so many tea partiers:

I'm against God for the reason that I don't want to destroy reason.

--Ayn Rand

Comment by Loren Miller on June 1, 2015 at 3:35pm

Hey, gang!

I have recently become a member of the Northern Ohio Freethought Society (FFRF) and we're gearing up to get in the GOP's face next summer with one or more billboards.  I am proposing that at least one of 'em be based on THIS:

FFRF will work up a different graphic, of course, perhaps similar to the ones they did with other presidents, but I think that for the RNC, this is PREMIUM!  Any thoughts?

Comment by Idaho Spud on May 23, 2015 at 3:32pm

After that video, I watched Capitol Steps do an impersonation of Obama, and it sounded like him also.

 
 
 

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