1692 Massachusetts Christian Puritans saw the Devil everywhere
Freedom of religion is a centuries-old expression. In most cases freedom of religion does not exist. It is not accepted by SCOTUS or most courts or jurists. It is not enshrined in the nation, nor in separate states. At best it is a buzzword, but in reality freedom of religion is a fantasy that has enchained the USA since its inception as American colonies.
From Maine to Georgia, the North American colonies were not founded as bastions of theological freedom or the right to disbelieve that which came from the pulpits of the churches that existed in Europe...Read More
Gannett publisher pushed through an endorsement by the Des Moines, Iowa, Register that followed the decree for all other papers: to support Mitt Romney despite his being the least qualified candidate ever for the US presidency. Lies, subtefuge and distortions were thinly veiled in the endorsement as exposed here.
Freedom of speech comes with responsibility of what is said and whether or not it is true. Because of a biased movie (Innocence of Muslims), the world of Islam broke into flames, fanned by a Florida preacher and a former movie producer--neither gifted with languages nor knowledge of texts. Religion has always been the catalyst for wars, and religious leaders the butchers from the beginning of time to this day.
As the economic well-being of any people plunges, starvation and unemployment skyrockets, many will seek out demigods and dictators or turn to religion for temporary euphora. Some will argue that bad times are the sign of End Times and an Apocalypse is near. Is the Apocalypse fact or fiction? Here is the judgment of history, texts, and scholars.
Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, has never lost a political race. His advisors are very close friends. His goal is to privatize education, reign in spending, cut labor costs and rights. He claims he is following the word of God, and held a "national" prayer that was filled with those who grew rich teaching different message of salvation, the most notorious being the NAR and its goal for world conquest and the establishment of a theocracy after destroying democracy.
Pat Robertson issues prophecies every year: condemning unwed mothers, those who divorce, LGBT people, welfare recipients, Democrats, the US Supreme Court, Disney World, and liberals. He incorrectly cites his Bible, shows a total lack of exegetical training, and rants as if he were Bradlee Dean of Junkyard Prophets. While his vast fortune is not completely known, it may push $1 billion and he gained it by working closely with dictators, thieves and rapists, but few want to expose this man for who and what he is.
Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann are both seeking the presidency of the USA, cite USA history and science incorrectly, and lie at every convention or group they address.