With mere days before the primary election and with early voting underway, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey is making controversial remarks about Islam. One could argue that he doesn't have a large Muslim constituency to offend, but that should not excuse a current public official from making degrading comments of questionable validity.
Ramsey was quoted by Talking Points Memo as having said, "Now, you could even argue whether being a Muslim is actually a religion, or is it…Continue
A new website sponsored by the Tennessee Newspaper Network makes easy work of comparing the current gubernatorial candidates' positions on various issues. Each candidate presents a different opinion on the subject which is a welcome departure from the typical party-lines talking points that tend to dominate discussion.
Sadly, the debate between evolution and intelligent design is…Continue
Added by God is Pretend on July 25, 2010 at 8:38pm — No Comments
Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam has a group of political confidants with which he meets every Friday morning. This isn't particularly strange in that many politicians have advisors and trusted friends from whom they
seek counsel on a variety of issues. What is worrisome is that his group
of advisors appear to be religious in nature.
In a video interview with David Fowler of the Family Action Council of Tennessee, an organization whose mission is "to promote and…Continue
Added by God is Pretend on July 22, 2010 at 2:21am — No Comments