I Am Sick Of It
Steve Bates at Yellow Doggerel Democrat
offers Democratic Values
and Michael at Musing's Musings
provides Put that in your pipe and smoke it, Sen. Frist!
which you should read to get a feeling for the level of anger that the constant attacks by the Religious Reich and their political toadies have generated.
Where is the proof of the righteousness of the Reich's view, where are the exemplars of their Christianity, when has any of their claims been verified?
How, substantially, is Jerry Falwell's claim, endorsed by Pat Robertson, that 9/11 was G-d's punishment for the failings of American society different than Ward Churchill's claim that it was caused by American foreign policy? Don't both essentially blame the victims?
It takes an unbelievable level of gall to claim that the 4 out of 5 Americans who opposed the Schiavo intervention lack faith. This isn't about faith or patriotism; it's about lusting for power.
This is demagoguery of the lowest, basest form. They hide in the shadow of the cross and use the flag as a mantle knowing that the light of faith and reason would make manifest their corruption. They slander heroes, and exalt the craven who pretend obsequence to their distorted vision. Where is their charity, their humility, their humanity?