Posts tagged "Secularism"

Mother Jones magazine betrays its namesake

Mother Jones magazine represents the secular political left with such blind allegiance that one might think that the real Mother Jones was of the same mind. Not so, blogger Patrick Hickey, reminds us in another one of his eloquent, fact-based posts on “With both hands.” Contrary to the myth the secular left has tried to... Read more »

The schnook he's talking about is the Chicago Sun-Times' Neil Steinberg.

Neil Steinberg fires another shot in the alleged war of religion on science. Or is it the war of science against religion? Pat Hickey returns a volley on his blog, “With Both Hands” with this post: Chicago’s Pleonastic Schnook and the Science of Snobbery Against Faith .Point, set and match for Hickey.        

Rahm Emanuel: Take your holiday and shove it

At least the Creche survives secularism on the Daley Plaza. To be dedicated on Saturday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision to alter decades of tradition and call the Christmas tree that has long graced the Daley Plaza a “holiday tree”  is marked by ironies. The greatest irony is the praise heaped on Emanuel for his “welcoming”... Read more »
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