Rev. Robert H. Purcell
(below) died last week and several newspapers published a notice of his passing
. It (unsurprisingly) mentioned the highlights of his life:
Orville "James" Morris
, a bank robber from Indiana, was finally caught
on Thursday. What's notable isn't his awful disguise ("curly, black wig and a fedora") but the shirt he was wearing when he was finally taken into custody:
If a TV show or commercial portrays gay people as normal human beings, the conservative Christian group One Million Moms (with their fewer-than-70,000 Facebook
likes) flips out
and demands a boycott or repeal.But this video game ad on Facebook, which depicts God as an evil killer?
I really, really dislike Michael Farris
. He's (partially or wholly) behind a lot of things that are holding our country back in terms of basic human rights issues, and it's just mind boggling sometimes to connect the dots on these stories.
I thought we had heard the last of the Cranston High School West prayer banner. Jessica Ahlquist
won her lawsuit, the banner was placed in a secret underground lair
, and everyone was finally supposed to move on.I guess someone in Riverside, Rhode Island wants to remember the good old days. Steve Ahlquist
, Jessica's uncle, writes that he spotted a replica
of the prayer banner affixed to a telephone pole (on private property, so it's legal):