Posts tagged "religion and war"

Saddamites?

Rob Kall, of OpEdNews, sees coded talk in President Bush’s identification of the enemy, in this morning’s address, as “rejectionists, Saddamists and terrorists.” It’s not such a long leap, notes Kall, from Saddamist to sodomist…

NYT Chuckles at Fundies, and Does Their Work for Them

Jeff Sharlet: Are U.S. military chaplains promoting homophobia and discrimination against non-Christian women on taxpayer time? The New York Times reports that New Life Ministries plans to send 6,000 sexual abstinence kits, titled “Every Soldier’s Battle,” to U.S. military chaplains who’ve requested them as counseling tools for soldiers. The Times notes that the kits are...

29 October 2004 Daily Links

Jeff Sharlet in The Dallas Morning News: “Red and blue states? Sorry, but it’s not that black and white.” ”While there are indeed Republican states and Democratic states — ‘red’ and ‘blue’ — the spiritual geography of the nation is not so simply mapped. For the last three years I’ve been traveling America, talking to ordinary people about faith...

06 July 2004 Daily Links

U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler has ruled that the federal agency that oversees AmeriCorps must stop financing programs that place volunteers in Catholic schools, saying it unconstitutionally crosses the line between church and state. The AP’s Hope Yen reports that while the Corporation for National and Community Service, which runs AmeriCorps, argued that funding was based on programs’...