October

Blog Posts in October, 2012

The Movie Industry's Sexual Obsession

Recently, I downloaded a film called "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," hoping to relax over a story of British elderly visiting India. What I got instead was a lecture on tolerance for ...
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Is The Mojave Desert Cross Forcing You To Go To Church?

At least one LA Times reader gets it: A federal judge ruled that a cross' presence on federal land conveyed an endorsement of religion. Left unsaid is just how such a feeling by some is equivalent ...
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Cheering for Jesus

This from the Los Angeles Times Op-Ed pages 10-23-2012: Liberals should accept the display of biblical banners at a Texas high school; it jibes with their love of free speech. But conservatives need ...
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The Desert Cross Case's Hidden Meaning

In a feature article on the front page left column of today's Los Angeles Times (10-22-2012), writer Thomas Curwen documents the history of a federal lawsuit that led to the removal of a veterans ...
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The Jefferson (& Barton) Lies

While writing my last commentary touching on the atheist's absolutist interpretation of Thomas Jefferson's metaphor explaining the legislative intent behind the meaning of the First ...
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The Wall (and the Atheists) of Palisades Park

"All in all it's just another brick in the wall." – Pink Floyd * * * The topic refers, of course, to the "wall of separation between church and state" – not to the ...
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Will Christmas Come To Santa Monica This December?

A hearing on the Santa Monica Nativity Scenes Committee's Motion for a Prelimiinary Injunction has been scheduled for November 19, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in U.S. District Court in downtown Los ...
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In The News: Nativity Scene Lawsuit

Freedom X filed a federal action against the City of Santa Monica to restore the 60-year-old Nativity scene Christmas tradition to Palisades Park. You can read the news reports here in the Los Angeles ...
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Freedom X Sues To Restore Christmas To Santa Monica

FREEDOM X FILES FREE-SPEECH LAWSUIT AGAINST CITY OF SANTA MONICA TO RESTORE 60-YEAR-OLD CHRISTMAS NATIVITY SCENE TRADITION On Tuesday, October, 9, 2012, Freedom X Firm filed a lawsuit in the United ...
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