Every once in awhile, far right commentators become remarkably candid. Here is David Brody from CBN on what the whole endgame is with the Kim Davis martyrdom: “Look, can we get real for a moment? Liberals, if she ends up back in jail, do you really think that’s a victory for you? Hardly. If she … Continue reading “Look, can we get real for a moment…?”
A Canadian furniture manufacturer is closing shop and leaving the country because the owners believe that it would violate their religious conscience to negotiate with their employees’ newly-formed union. The company stated, “We are required by scripture to ‘live peaceably with all men,’ and not to use force to gain what we want or for what … Continue reading “It’s Against My Religion…”
A man wishing to volunteer at a Winnipeg food bank was banned because he didn’t want to sign its pledge that would require him to “respect the relationship of only a man and a woman in marriage.” The New Civil Rights Movement has provided quotes from some of the follow-up video at APTN: The father … Continue reading Conditional Charity
“Coinciding interest opportunism” refers to the growing convergence between far right religious fundamentalism, corporate-fixated neoliberal market fundamentalism, historically revisionist nationalism, and other extremist ideologies in a way that is meant to coincide, co-opt and manipulate each other, either due to common interest or cynical power-building. In a weird example of coinciding interest opportunism, the anti-abortion … Continue reading The freedom to discriminate, but not the freedom to be a socialist.