National Day of Prayer gives schools an excuse to use public funds for sectarian events.

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Posted on: Friday, May 6th, 2016

The National Day of Prayer kicked off today with a number of constitutional concerns.  We have the Jessieville school district busing children to the church for the National day of prayer event there. And locally, we have the Sevier county High school “requiring” their choir students to be bused to the church led event at […]


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Ted Cruz out of the race for President

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Posted on: Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

  Ted Cruz announced he is dropping out of the race for president. According to Politico, Ted Cruz announced that “.. the voters chose another path. He says that “…he is going to continue the fight for liberty…”  Whose liberty would that be? He has been against liberty for people who need insurance. He is against […]


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Inti: God of the Sun

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Posted on: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

In the pre-Columbian era of the Americas lived a relatively vast civilization. It’s center rested in what is now known as Peru. This civilization was called the Inca empire. The empire was known for human sacrifice and cranial deformation rituals. The Capacocha ritual involved selecting children of the greatest health to sacrifice to appease their […]


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Bonnaroo bashed for tweets against bigotry…

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Posted on: Sunday, May 1st, 2016

(1/4) We are deeply disheartened by the recent anti-LGBT legislation that passed in our home state of Tennessee. #NoHateInMyState — Bonnaroo (@Bonnaroo) April 29, 2016  @Bonnaroo received backlash on twitter for their tweet about the Anti-LGBT legislation coming out of Tennessee many of those with negative comments about this, cited their opposition in terms of […]


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Tn passes pro-discrimination therapy bill

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Posted on: Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Tennessee governor Bill Haslam has just signed into law  Senate Bill 1556, effectively making discrimination legal for therapists and school counselors. This is especially heinous do to suicide being the second leading cause of death in TN of 10-19 year old age group.   The school counselor may be the only person a child can […]


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Dionysus

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Posted on: Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

  God of the week : Dionysus     Dionysus was the son of Zeus and the mortal Semele(daughter of Cadmus of Boeotia) Often referred to as the god of vegetation and wine. The jealousy of Hera led to the deception of Zeus ,tricking him into showing his true self to Semele. The true form […]


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Tennessee removes the office of diversity to pay for god stickers

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Posted on: Monday, April 25th, 2016

Tennessee  SB1912   and HB2248 cuts all funding from the office of “diversity and inclusion” to pay for sectarian decals on the police vehicles. To be fair only 25% of the funds will be paying for decals to say “in god we trust”. So now we have the people (whose job is to “protect and to serve”, […]


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Oklahoma to punish doctors and violate women

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Posted on: Sunday, April 24th, 2016

In Oklahoma,  legislators decided to once again seek control over women’s health with Oklahoma SB 1552. This bill removes the private health decisions out of the hands of women and their doctors and places them under control of “men” in the Oklahoma State House.  These men citing authority from “the supreme creator of the universe” , […]


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Reason is the enemy in East Tennessee

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Posted on: Sunday, April 24th, 2016

  “Reason is the Enemy of Faith” Churches post strange messages on their signs sometimes in east Tennessee. This one is no exception. Setting aside that it is true faith and reason are in conflict, we need to ask what message are they trying to convey here. At a glance, it seems obvious they choose […]


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The religious “right” got their ethics “wrong”

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Posted on: Sunday, April 24th, 2016

The Christian majority is pushing back against equal rights for the LGBT community. The rhetoric is extensively negative, and they play the victim card vehemently. All we seem to hear is how granting equal rights to all, is somehow infringing upon their rights. It is a very shallow claim, considering that in Tennessee where the […]


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