Posts tagged "patriotism"

Advertising Patriotism

The Forsyth Area Critical Thinkers (FACT) and the Forsyth County Chapter of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State have erected a billboard along Billy Graham Parkway in Charlotte, North Carolina. It shows an American flag with the text, "One Nation Indivisible."  "Under God" has been explicitly left out, says a spokesman,...

When is a Cross a Cross?

That is the question Stanley Fish at The New York Times asks when summarizing the Salazar v. Buono decision made last week by the Supreme Court. Fish looks at the surreal world of Establishment Clause jurisprudence and finds Kennedy's assertion that the cross, in this case placed in the Mojave desert...