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Why So Many Americans Strongly Support Israel

A new poll from Bloomberg Politics contains a finding that, if you really think about it, is quite remarkable: Almost half of all Americans want to support Israel even if its interests diverge from the interests of their own country. … Continue reading

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American Sniper: Killing Ragheads for Jesus

By Chris Hedges “American Sniper” lionizes the most despicable aspects of U.S. society—the gun culture, the blind adoration of the military, the belief that we have an innate right as a “Christian” nation to exterminate the “lesser breeds” of the … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins on God of the Old Testament

“The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Havoc from a Religious Perspective

Brother Nathanael: America’s Lies on Ukraine Sheikh Imran Hosein: Ukraine’s Anti-Russian Stance is a Zionist Masterplan

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Rapture Ready: The Christians United for Israel Tour

Max Blumenthal’s latest takes us on a shocking and at times bizarre tour of right-wing Pastor John Hagee’s annual Washington-Israel Summit, blowing the cover off the Christian Zionist movement in the process. Starring Joe Lieberman, Tom DeLay, Pastor John Hagee, … Continue reading

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ISIS to Iraqi Christians in Mosul: Convert, Pay or Die

The Islamic State has issued an ultimatum to the Christians in the town of Mosul in northern Iraq, urging them to convert to Islam, pay a religious tax or face death. The statement by the leader of the Islamic State, … Continue reading

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Homosexuality, Incest and Rape in the Holy Bible

During the Easter holidays I thought it would be appropriate to read a little further in the Holy Book, and this time I came upon a rather bizarre chapter, namely the story about Lot and his two daughters, and how … Continue reading

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Two Adulterous Sisters (or When the Holy Bible Gets Explicit)

The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, there were two women, daughters of the same mother. They became prostitutes in Egypt, engaging in prostitution from their youth. In that land their breasts were fondled and their … Continue reading

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Pope: A Christian Refusing to Serve Others is a ‘Pagan’

I stumbled upon this speech by Pope Francis and was astonished (and slightly indignant) by the way he used the word ‘pagan.’ “It is an ugly thing when one sees a Christian who does not want to lower himself, who … Continue reading

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Getting Drunk on God

The Drunken Glory movement — spawned by events like the Florida Outpouring and Toronto Blessing in the 90s, at which people appeared to be inebriated and high purely off the power of God — is on the rise, as godly … Continue reading

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