Quran Burning Church Vows To Proceed Without Fire Permit

By Kevin Eckstrom Religion News Service (RNS) Fire officials in Gainesville, Fla., have denied a permit to a church that wants to burn Qurans on Sept. 11, but church officials said they’ll go ahead with the protest that has garnered worldwide attention. Leaders of the Dove World Outreach Center say “Islam is of the Devil”… Continue reading Quran Burning Church Vows To Proceed Without Fire Permit

Franklin Graham – Smearing Islam

by Robert de Neufville When evangelist Franklin Graham – son of the better known Billy Graham – had his invitation to the Pentagon’s National Day of Prayer service rescinded after Muslim members of the military complained about comments he made about their religion, Sarah Palin leapt to his defense. “Are we really so hyper-politically correct,”… Continue reading Franklin Graham – Smearing Islam

O’Reilly’s Campaign Against Dr. George Tiller

I’ve always been amazed at how people who are supposedly passionate about “the unborn” have no problem whatsoever with capital punishment and the murder of abortion doctors, third world dictators or Iraqi citizens. It goes to the heart of that flexible morality I’ve always had a problem with, and is at the heart of why… Continue reading O’Reilly’s Campaign Against Dr. George Tiller

The National Day of Prayer

Conservative religious groups roundly criticized President Obama last Thursday for what the Associated Press called his “muted” observance of National Prayer Day. Traditionally, during George W. Bush’s administration, Shirley Dobson,  the chairwoman of National Day of Prayer Task Force, which organizes the prayer day festivities, would celebrate the day of prayer at the White House.… Continue reading The National Day of Prayer

Little Sympathy for Carrie Prejean

While it’s hardly a news story in and of itself, it’s worth noting that The Right have been passionately wringing their hands over the “Liberal intolerance” directed toward Miss California, Carrie Prejean. They’re breathlessly ranting about Freedom of Speech issues, and how Prejean’s has been trampled by the Liberal Media and those… those… QUEERS. If… Continue reading Little Sympathy for Carrie Prejean

A Harry Potter Witch Hunt

A Harry Potter witch hunt Mom who hasn’t even read the books says they teach witchcraft KAY MCSPADDEN Special to the Observer The suburbs of Atlanta are at the center of a witch hunt. Literally. Laura Mallory, a former evangelical Christian missionary and mother of four, has been trying since September 2005 to have the… Continue reading A Harry Potter Witch Hunt

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Christmas In The Trenches

Thanks to Janis Page for bringing this to my attention. I hope those who can will go and listen to this song. – Wicasta Lovelace Christmas In The Trenches By John McCutcheon ======= On Christmas Day, 1914, in the first year of World War I, German, British, and French soldiers disobeyed their superiors and fraternized… Continue reading Christmas In The Trenches

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Merry Merry & Happy Happy

It’s mildly ironic that on Christmas Day I can find little joyous news to pass on the members of The Watch mailing list. That’s the way it goes when the Grinch is in charge, I guess. I haven’t come across a lot of people who have the Christmas spirit this year. There are a lot… Continue reading Merry Merry & Happy Happy

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