Andy Kopsa

Off The Record: On Religion, Politics & Equality

Pastor Ron Garner: Jesus was all about Social Justice, Mr. Beck

Pastor Ron Garner in his Long Island church *********************************************************************************** It was sunny and 70 degrees when we pulled into the municipal parking lot out back of Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church … Continue reading

March 22, 2010 · 1 Comment

Tea Party offers classes on the Constitution. No, Seriously

Tea Partiers Today, I  stumbled across an article on McClatchy News Services. The story is about a resurgence of energy in the tea party movement and their renewed efforts to reach … Continue reading

March 2, 2010 · 2 Comments

Glenn Beck & David Barton host Lie-a-palooza 2010

I would never typically write about Glenn Beck.  He is repugnant, but is an entertainer that will be the cause of his own tearful, tea-bagging downfall. My tune has changed … Continue reading

February 12, 2010 · 4 Comments

The problem with Baptists and Haiti

When the story of 10 Americans being held in Haiti for illegally trying to take 33 children across the Dominican border was first reported and quotes from the group’s incarcerated … Continue reading

February 2, 2010 · 1 Comment

David Barton and the Miseducation of Texas

It is no secret to those who have read my past posts that I loath David Barton, founder of the Christian revisionist history ministry Wallbuilders. I have know that Mr. … Continue reading

January 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

Roeder looking at potential Manslaughter Defense in Dr. Tiller murder case

And so it begins. This morning the AP is reporting that the alleged murderer of Dr. Tiller in Kansas is considering a Voluntary Manslaughter defense.  Scott Roeder is charged with … Continue reading

January 9, 2010 · Leave a comment

Prop 8 Case to be shown on YouTube and, watch out Iowa, you are next….

A judge ruled yesterday that a landmark case challenging California’s gay marriage ban will be shown on YouTube.  This is excellent news.  Our courts should be open to the people — … Continue reading

January 7, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Family, Rachel Maddow and Wallbuilders

After watching Rachel Maddow interview with Bob Hunter, member of The Family, I decided to repost a piece I wrote last month.  A fundamentalist Christian friend and I have an ongoing debate … Continue reading

January 6, 2010 · 2 Comments

Brit Hume’s Sage-Like Wisdom Distilled

After doing a coffee flinging spit take, I now can see Brit Hume’s point, calling on Tiger Woods to cross over to Christianity to redeem himself and get saved.  Brit, … Continue reading

January 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Ireland’s Blasphemy Law – I would like to think this would never happen here…

Atheist Ireland has been slapped with a $35,800 fine for violating blasphemy laws.  The group was sited after publishing anti-religion quotes by such luminaries as The Pope, Jesus, Muhammad, and … Continue reading

January 2, 2010 · Leave a comment
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