All Blog Posts Tagged 'Party' (5)

The Republicans accelerate their downward spiral

Robert Reich said it right in this Huffington Post article:

It's as if they didn't learn a thing from the 2012 elections. Republicans are on the same suicide mission as before -- trying to block immigration reform (if they can't scuttle it in the Senate,…

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Added by Unseen on June 19, 2013 at 1:26pm — 37 Comments

Tea Party Says Protecting Manatees Is "Against the Bible"

Jesus apparently hated manatees, according to a new Tea Party platform circulating around Florida.

 

Originating from the Citrus County Tea Party Patriots group, teabaggers are crying about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's intent to place restrictions against boating and other things near the city of Crystal River -- and now they're trying to get all Florida Tea Partiers to ask congress to block the wildlife service, according to the…

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Added by Araina on August 2, 2011 at 5:20pm — 1 Comment

Devil Take the Hindmost

I just got an email from Alan Grayson with that title. He is saying that this is the logic of the GOP or Tea Party in congress when they talk about cutting Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid.



I am guessing, if they were asked, that they would say, "Devil Take the Hindmost" is part of the Bible. It is actually from the 17th century and derives from a Military context. 'Every man for himself, and the devil take the hindmost.' The actual context being, faced with overwhelming… Continue

Added by Jean Meslier on July 19, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

No to kosher/halal slaughter: Political extremes unite in the Netherlands

I thought this story was interesting because of the alliance between parties on opposite ends of the political spectrum.

 

AP: Dutch consider banning religious animal slaughter

by Staff

The Associated Press



One of Europe's first countries to allow Jews to practice their religion openly may soon pass a law banning centuries-old Jewish and Muslim traditions on the ritual slaughter of animals. In the Netherlands, an unlikely alliance of an animal…

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Added by Atheist Exile on April 10, 2011 at 3:36am — 6 Comments

Religion and Politics in Australia

Just some quick good news about Religion and Politics in Australia, which I also posted on our ThinkAtheist.com Facebook Page.



At the upcoming 2010 Federal Election in Australia. The Secular Party of Australia will be fielding candidates in both the Senate and House of Representatives. This is a momentous occasion for… Continue

Added by Jin-oh Choi on July 31, 2010 at 11:11am — 1 Comment

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