02 October 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Congratulations to Joy Mennonite Church of OKC for 20 years of faith and action

Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of Joy Mennonite Church in OKC. If you have ever been helped, supported or just impressed by their work or members, it would be a good time to stop by and say thanks and many more! The festivities begin with service at 10 AM, then a lunch and more. I’m an atheist, but the Christians… Read the rest

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26 June 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Getting religion

I went to a Catholic High School, not because I had gone to Catholic grammar school (I didn’t) and not because I or my family was particularly religious (we weren’t), but because after attending public school the first year back in the continental U.S., I was afraid I wouldn’t live through another year of it, much less three more, so… Read the rest

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13 April 2010 ~ Comments Off

Tea Party active in OK legislature, where are the business leaders to stop this nonsense?

Representatives Randy Brogdon and Charles Key are giving Sally Kern a run for the money to make Oklahoma radioactive for business development. Why? Because they might have to let law enforcement count attacks motivated by homophobia in Oklahoma. The conspiracy theory (there always is one with the Right, isn’t there, the poor little victimized bullies) is that under this law,… Read the rest

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08 August 2009 ~ Comments Off

The New Lord’s Prayer for Republicans

[Update: well, you can tell I’m not religious. It’s the 23rd Psalm, not the Lord’s Prayer, which is being rewritten here. I won’t change the title because it will screw up the URL. If it matters to you, me being so stupid, you’ll just have to forgive me, because that’s what Jesus would do. ;-)] From Fri Prevett via Facebook:… Read the rest

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09 March 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Hark! Good News: Religion less popular

Religiosity is waning in the U.S. Non-belief has almost doubled since 1990.
A wide-ranging study on American religious life found that the Roman Catholic population has been shifting out o of the Northeast to the Southwest, the percentage of Christians in the nation has declined and more people say they have no religion at all. Fifteen percent of respondents
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05 March 2009 ~ 1 Comment

OK State Rep: I’ll raise your intolerance of my intolerance with some inane illogic, and a resolution in the state legislature to ship your atheist ass back to Oxford

So, Oklahoma progressive thinker, did you think you could not possibly be more embarrassed by duly elected representatives in your state, after the Sally Kerns affair of last year, and the Scott Jones/gay prayer protest last month? Oh, ye of little imagination — the authoritarian right is running rings around you, thinking of stupid things to do on the public’s… Read the rest

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18 February 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Oklahoma Conservatives fracturing Republican Party over response to gay pastor’s prayer

Calvin Rees of the Democrats of Oklahoma Forum has obtained and posted the contents of the Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee (OCPAC) newsletter written and distributed by one Charlie Meadows. A section deals with the recent flap at the Oklahoma state capitol over a prayer said by an openly gay pastor, which was preceded by an introduction of his family… Read the rest

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11 February 2009 ~ 13 Comments

20 no votes in Oklahoma legislature for gay pastor’s prayer

The Rev. Dr. Scott Jones of Oklahoma City, pastor of Cathedral of Hope United Church of Christ, is certainly having an interesting week. The Oklahoma Gazette of 2/11/2009 has a column written by Jones, The real ‘gay agenda’ in which he responds to the latest nonsense by Sally Kern — her recent jaw-droppingly stupid speech to the John Birch Society… Read the rest

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19 December 2008 ~ Comments Off

The Real Rick Warren

Here’s a story that reveal the real person inside Obama’s new BFF, Rick Warren. It’s gotta be more than donuts and a soul-less hug, Rick. Reach down and find that Christ-centeredness you claim to promote — if you’ve got it in you. A little humility wouldn’t hurt either.… Read the rest

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