This should cause great wailing and gnashing of teeth: San Francisco will try to collect up to $15 million in taxes from the Archdiocese of San Francisco, which is refusing to pay certain taxes on properties the church is transferring from one Catholic nonprofit organization to another. That tax bill would be the second largest
One week after being put up in Rancho Cucamonga, California, the Imagine No Religion billboard, shown to the left, by the Freedom From Religion Foundation has been taken down. It would be one thing if the company who owned the billboard had taken it down on their own. However, it’s another thing when the company
While I do not like Keith Olbermann, his recent special comment on the passage of prop 8 in California is excellent, to the point and, dare I say it, a throwback to before the primaries when Olbermann actually seemed to give a damn about something beyond his own reflection.
Just days after succeeding at removing the civil rights of gay people, the Mormon church has issued a statement calling for “mutual respect” and declaring that “no one on either side of the question should be vilified, harassed or subject to erroneous information”. This from the group that donated $20 million of a total of
While much ado is being made about the overwhelming support of prop 8 by black voters in California, there is little ado being made about getting even with the Mormons (aka: that huge group of white people who donated $20 million to passing Prop 8 ) for seeing to it that gay Californians lost their
You’ve probably heard the good news. Michelle Obama will be our next First Lady and those precious little girls, Malia and Sasha, will be the First Kids come January. Barrack Obama, of course, will be the 44th President of the United States. Just look at ‘em. Aren’t they adorable? The bad news is the initiatives.
The owners of Kieffe & Sons Ford dealership out in Mojave that I recently wrote a post about have issued an apology for the bigoted ad they aired on a local radio station: “For 15 years, Kieffe and Sons Ford has run ad campaigns that focus on current events. We have chosen to do this
Kieffe & Sons, a Ford dealership in California, has been running a radio ad since approximately February telling people who support the separation of church(es) and state and atheists to “sit down and shut up” . The ad, found at The Consumerist, has a man saying: Did you know that there are people in this