Religious freedom under ‘sustained assault’ around the world, report finds

May 3rd, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Civil Rights, Morality and Religion William Nissen 1 min read

Citing the Islamic State’s attacks on Christians and other religious minorities, rising bigotry against Jews and Muslims in Europe and Beijing’s campaign against churches in China, a new U.S. government report said Monday that attacks on religious freedom have grown measurably around the world over the past year.  

 

The Silent Nasty

Apr 15th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Media and Bias, Morality and Religion, Politics Bill B. May 1 min read

Andrew Klavan writes:  As a proud right-winger, I’m appalled and disgusted by Donald Trump. Nonetheless, I feel a certain schadenfreudean glee at watching leftists reel in horror at his unbridled incivility. They truly don’t seem to realize: he is only the loud and manifest avatar of their own silent and invisible nastiness.  

 

Geller: UK “Equalities” Chief Admits He Was Wrong, Muslims Won’t Assimilate

In one of the most extraordinary admissions of defeat in modern times, Trevor Phillips, the former chief of Britain’s Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), has admitted that the path that Britain has been on for years is a catastrophic failure. Muslims won’t assimilate and become loyal Britons.  

 

‘Merry Christmas’ Still Belongs To All Americans

Dec 23rd, 2015 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Morality and Religion Robert May 1 min read

Dennis Prager writes:   The nearly universal change from wishing fellow Americans “Merry Christmas” to wishing them “Happy Holidays” is a very significant development in American life. Proponents of “Happy Holidays” argue that it’s no big deal at all, and that proponents of “Merry Christmas” are making a mountain out of a molehill, especially when proponents say that the substitution of “Happy Holidays” is part of…

 

Christmas Message to Unbelievers: Just Take the Bet!

Dec 21st, 2015 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Morality and Religion Robert May 1 min read

Joy Overbeck writes:  Once upon a time in a galaxy right here and now the Creator God who made it all decided that although his man children had become nasty pieces of work (consult your local headlines) He loved these fallen creatures enough to try and give them a last chance at the really good stuff called the afterlife (or heaven). So He sent His…

 

76 percent of Americans approve of Christmas in public schools, as do 82 percent of parents

Dec 20th, 2015 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Morality and Religion Robert May 1 min read

Jennifer Harper writes:  Earlier this week a New York City school superintendent ordered Christmas festivities be restored at a Brooklyn elementary school after the principal declared the small campus to be a Santa-free zone. The nation would likely agree with the decision: A new Rasmussen Reports survey finds that 76 percent of Americans believe Christmas should be celebrated in public schools. Among adults with school-age children at…

 

Terrorists, Nigeria And Elsewhere

Nov 26th, 2015 Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Islamic Extremists, Liberty, Morality and Religion Bill B. May 3 min read

by Bill B. May When we think of Islam, we think of a religion followed by large numbers of people emanating from its origins in the Arab world.    There are many cults of religion in the world that might worship animals, the sun or multiple gods.  But in the case of Muslims, the following is too large to consider as a cult.   And it, like Jews…