"The Right is very good at demonizing 'the other' and for many 'Merakins, evil is a synonym for communist, atheist, Muslim, fascist, Nazi, feminist, etc. You don't need to know what those words actually mean to…"
"Actually next time be more prepared. You can actually ask the police for an escort if you know some asshole is going to ask you to leave without knowing all the laws and your rights. Find out what you can legally do, such as take a turn to speak,…"
"Thanks for the links. As a Brit, I had never heard of this Day of Prayer. It seems that might makes right, in the USA. I find it rather bizarre that in the 21st Century, such mystical behavior is considered acceptable. Of course Obama will have to…"
"He is required by law to do so once a year (said law passed in the 1950s). In the mid 1980s, in order to try to make it a regular, predictable holiday, another law was passed mandating a specific Thursday in May.
And yes it irritates us, and…"