Criticism of religious beliefs isn't a new thing; its legacy is as long as the existence of religion itself, and it rests of the backs of outspoken religious leaders like Martin Luther, Mahatma Gandhi, MLK and even the biblical Jesus Christ.
In railing against the depiction of Muslims as mainstream Americans, the forces behind FFA expose in their own ranks the very fundamentalist type of aggression they claim to fear.
There is no freedom without considering alternatives: considering what we believe and what makes sense to us. There is no freedom without the capacity and permission to think.
The news had no problem fueling the late night shows this week. Below are my favorite clips of the week. What were yours?
There is no war on Christmas; the idea is absurd at every level. You are probably being deafened by a rendition of "Jingle Bells" right now. But the Christian right is waging a war against reason. And they are winning.
Once the media had moved on from the news that the Herman Cain train had finally stopped rolling, attention was turned to bigger and better (if less funny) things
As Americans woke up from Thanksgiving break, we were faced with the repercussions of multiple horrific pepper sprayings. The rise of Newt Gingrich wa...
Romney and his fellow GOP hopefuls can take comfort in new research indicating that on the pressing issues of the day, their coveted conservative cohort seeks nothing more than to know nothing.
The current GOP candidates are drop-dead funny, but they aren't trying to be. They're the manna from heaven that falls into the laps of left-wing talk show hosts who have the easiest job in the world these days.
I like to use the Thanksgiving holiday as a golden opportunity to carbo-load in preparation for my second favorite holiday -- Black Friday.
With the police raid on Zuccotti Park early this week, media attention finally shifted back to the future of Occupy Wall Street. But thankfully, Herma...
As women embrace this idea and shift energy they have been putting towards finding a mate -- and potentially caring for a family -- to their life's work, what is going to happen?
If it weren't for media coverage, most people working on Wall Street wouldn't even know there was an encampment.
What makes the impossible tangle of money and politics even more difficult to unravel is the fact that the various interests who hire lobbyists work together to ensure if one lobbyist wins, every lobbyist wins.
We will all remember this week for the moment Rick Perry did something so stupid that it completely removed the focus from Herman Cain's ongoing sexua...
In the end, I say "no big deal" that Brian Williams and Jon Stewart, each brilliant in his own right, were just not brilliant together. I do, however, hope Rock Center finds its footing.