Tag: First Amendment

Aug 13

SCOTUS: Religion, Women and Death Penalty

In Brief — The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) — now back to nine justices with the elevation of Neil Gorsuch — determines the direction of the country. The author explains how the conservative justices will set the tone for the foreseeable future. [Written in April-May 2017.] ———————————————————————————————————————————————— Partisanship and Conservatism Rule — …

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Aug 28

How to Make an Enemy

In Brief—A examination of American policy on assassinations and how they have served to make more enemies than they kill. Hypocrisy Fosters Contempt— A wedding celebration turns into a scene of horror. If the attack were only one wedding celebration it could be claimed that it was a tragic mistake, but American policy has assured …

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Dec 20

The “War on Christmas” Myth

‘Tis the Season to be Silly— It’s predictable that the paranoid and media-focused fundamentalist Christians roll out this silliness each year at about this time. Much like Winnie the Pooh, a bear with very little brain but not nearly as lovable, Sarah Palin is a human and the poster child for nonsensical inanity. She and …

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