Black Conspiracy Theory 101: Did Chick-fil-A’s President Say ‘We Don’t Like Blacks Either’?

I really have no idea what to think about this. Contemporary media seems to think that depicting Southern U.S. ” Bible Belt ” companies & groups as ” racist ” & homophobic as well as mega – Conservative ( & I have known & do presently some Southerners who are extremely Conservative, like in my own family ) can boost readership / viewership.

Chick – fil – a makes a TASTY ( If somewhat cholesterol – laden ) line of poultry – based items, but ever since my big move in ’08, I haven’t seen a Chick – Fil – A, nor do I really miss them. & I’m trying to eat healthier, too. So, unless one opens up a couple of blocks away, I’m not going to stress about boycotting them.

What bothers me is that the founders & managers are – or at least CLAIM to be – Christian conservatives espousing family values. The last time I checked, homophobia & racism were DEFINITELY NOT Christian family values. Unless you were a Tea Party member or member of the Religious Right. If so, they probably support Donald & Ted, too.

& if one DOES open up a block or 2 away, I’m not going, because of their closed – minded views & the cholesterol levels, tasty though their fast – food treats may seem.

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In June 2012, fast-food chain Chick-fil-A was placed in an extremely unfavorable light following a series of public comments made by its chief operating officer and son of the company’s found…

Source: Black Conspiracy Theory 101: Did Chick-fil-A’s President Say ‘We Don’t Like Blacks Either’?

Is the Bible Literally True? No, Of Course Not!

A nice, objective opinion, which means that a lot of Religious Right zealots will be madder than a Baptist in a brothel, a wet hen, a poked bear, you get my drift about this. My own relatives, for instance, who are very religiously AND politically ultra – conservative come to mind. In fact, I may send this little Op – Ed piece just to stir them up. I owe them. 🙂

I was RAISED religious, but as I grew older, I started to think more critically about such matters. Christian scripture has been through many, many hands over many, many lifetimes, & humans are fallible beings, so therefore the Bible is NOT 100 % infallible after being interpreted & re – interpreted by all those different hands.

Thomas Jefferson, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, printed his OWN version of ” The Good Book “. I’m not sure of the contents, but if I recall correctly, his version omitted much of the Old Testament ( Which so many Religious Right followers tend to follow rather than the teachings of Jesus, strangely enough ), & so many different publishing houses have published different versions of the Bible that it can, IMHO, no longer be referred to as the ” inerrant word of God ” ( Which probably means that Samson probably DIDN’T slay a thousand with the jaw – bone of an ass, or that the Earth / possibly the entire universe was not created in a period of 6 literal 24 – hour days, or that Jesus was not born on 25 December ( more likely towards the early Spring ) ). Bishop Usher added the part about the Earth being created 6,000 years ago.

Is the Bible historically accurate, & if so, how much ? I don’t pretend to know, & my time machine is being re – tuned. 🙂 They obviously didn’t fact – check during those days. So my answer would very likely be a firm ” NO “.

Just some thoughts on a lazy Sunday afternoon, as I am getting used to this relatively  Dell Inspiron computer.

via Is the Bible Literally True? No, Of Course Not!

The Donald Trump Trainwreck

Well.  I must’ve been mistaken. Or half – awake. Or BOTH. I thought I read a Beliefnet piece taking up for The Donald being persecuted for his faith ( although I think that he believes that he’s God. 🙂 ). Personally I think his whole campaign has been a multi – gazillion dollar publicity stunt.

Hey – if he wants he can move Trump Towers, Trump Plaza AND his casinos airlifted & shipped a section at a time to an island in the Pacific ( he could do Nauru Island a WORLD of good. Look up Nauru to see what I mean. Or Pitcairn. ) or someplace in the Caribbean.

His ego would take up 2 / 3rds of the space.

I also believe that Ann Coulter is a secret liberal who fakes being a raging hyper – conservative. 🙂

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Bernie Sanders: Democratic Socialist

This is too true : too many people link ” Socialist ” & ” Communist ” together. This guy took the words right out of my ” mouth ” ( in a manner of speaking ). Sanders is a NEW ( to some ) type of Democrat & an alternative to the GOP – ” Party of ‘ NO ‘, also of fear, paranoia, hatred & bigotry “. I’m sorry, but it’s true, & the Hillary Clinton Democrats who want to be beholden to Big Business. He seems to be a very viable candidate.

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Source: Bernie Sanders: Democratic Socialist

‘You’re a rotten orange with alarmingly fascist ideas!’: Watch hilarious Donald Trump as ‘Mr. Grinch’

Everything wrong & screwed – up with Trump & his hateful ignorant hypocritical ilk in a single parody video.

In parody there is often at least a KERNEL of truth – Veritas !

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Source: ‘You’re a rotten orange with alarmingly fascist ideas!’: Watch hilarious Donald Trump as ‘Mr. Grinch’

Speaker at Trump rally: ‘I believe he was sent from God’ to stop ‘this oppression from illegal aliens’

If this reincarnation of Hitler & Stalin DOES get elected, I’m moving to Canada or Australia / New Zealand. Because America will truly be headed down the u – bend…..

Source: Speaker at Trump rally: ‘I believe he was sent from God’ to stop ‘this oppression from illegal aliens’

Fox panel freaks out after New York judge is sworn in on the Koran: ‘What does this mean?’

They’re Fox Faux News. They freak out over B.S. like this. It’s what they’re paid / Pavlovian – conditioned to do.

Does it make a tinker’s damn bit of difference if an official is sworn in on the Koran, Book of Mormon, Darwin’s ” Origin of Species “, one of the Harry Potter books, ” War & Peace ” or, angels & ministers of grace defend us ( & aid us ), a draft of the U.S. Constitution ?

Rupert Murdoch, you’re responsible for this congregation / asylum of Right Wing, nut – job whackaloons, religious right extremists, bigots, xenophobes, hate & fear – mongers. It’s on YOUR hands dripping from your fingertips, buddy. Do something to cleanse the grime & bad karma from your vermin – gnawed, ignorance – peddling soul.

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Source: Fox panel freaks out after New York judge is sworn in on the Koran: ‘What does this mean?’

CNN host grills Rev. Franklin Graham: Banning Muslim refugees is not very Christian of you

The Religious Right is neither CHRISTIAN nor very RIGHT. They’re self – righteous xenophobic bigots. The Pharisees of our time.

I don’t think J.C., Mother Teresa or even Mahatma Gandhi would think much of this.

I’m reminded of a quotation by Mahatma Gandhi : ” I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. They are so unlike your Christ “.

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Source: CNN host grills Rev. Franklin Graham: Banning Muslim refugees is not very Christian of you