Posts in category "Religion"

Does Romney's Church Explain His Effete On Taxes?

Now that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Willard “Mitt” Romney has ended his debacle of a three nation tour attention will most certainly return to his “rope-a-dope” strategy of dodging discussion on why as presidential nominee he is afraid of releasing more of the reported 20 years of tax returns he offered the McCain vetting committee when... Read more »

On the Tragedy in Colorado . . .

As we see elite conservatives desperately trying to cling to the last vestiges of post-colonial privilege and status, duping the working-class to side with them along the way in cutting every social safety net like Edward Scissorhands and leaving a dystopia in the wake that would make Orwell, Vonnegut, and Huxley blush what do we we see: a structurally user “unfriendly”... Read more »

In Rev. Wright, Does Romney Camp Open HIS Religion as an Issue?

In recent days, a disturbing resurrection in the topic of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright has occurred by the likes of firebrand Sean Hannity, the right-wing web-based ”News Max,” and others.  Now comes word that one of Romney’s “Super PAC” allies, the Ending Spending Action Fund led by the Chicago Cubs’ Joe Ricketts, may use the same line of attack.  Is... Read more »
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Their "Liberty," Our "Tyranny"

In the current wave of rhetorical bumper-sticker jargon and esoteric jibber-jabber, perhaps no concept reigns supreme over the hyperbolic as much as the mythical attachment to the notions of “liberty” and “freedom” and the delusion that there is but one definition for each term.  Both ideals as employed in much contemporary usage are offered up... Read more »

"Renounce and Repudiate": Will Republicans Hold Romney to Obama Standard?

Given deafening Republican silence during the national period of anxious disquiet regarding police and state response to the murder of  Trayvon Martin, an unease due in part to Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law signed by Romney supporter former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (and an equal silence from the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Willard “Mitt” Romney), a surveyed reflection of the Republicans and their presumptive standard bearer... Read more »