Category Archives: Discrimination

Ephemera, 2/12/19

“Ephemera” seems apt since one snippet uses it and another snippet evokes it. Continue reading

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Clippings and Comment, 2/6/19

A Trimmer Manifesto of sorts. Continue reading

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How big is Trump’s amygdala?

It has been a long time since I tried to write a book review, and I’m not sure I ever really knew how. New Year’s Eve’s eve, I undertook to read Frank Buckley’s The Republican Workers Party, which my son … Continue reading

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Right-wing discriminators

Some day, the refusal of major cultural institutions to admit the nexus between homosexual priests and predation on adolescent boys will be seen as a terrible sin that enabled continued predation. Continue reading

Posted in Discrimination, Journalism, Legalia, Political Matters, Roman Catholicism, Sexualia, Thrown down gauntlet, Transvaluation of Values

Friday Potpourri 8/24/18

1 Do you support religious liberty or LGBT individuals? It needn’t be an either–or proposition. Just as many who identify as LGBT hold conservative values, so many religious social conservatives count LGBT individuals among their beloved friends, family, and colleagues. … Continue reading

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Sunken into mendacity

Jeff Sessions tells of his work with the SPLC — and of it’s sinking into mendacity. Continue reading

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A masterpiece of prudence

I’m relieved in a way that the Supreme Court decided to punt on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. We could do with a little fudging in the culture wars these days. So instead of tackling the deeper, perhaps irresolvable, conflicts of … Continue reading

Posted in Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Religious freedom, Speech & Press

Aggregator: What does Masterpiece Cakeshop portend?

Social conservatives continue poring over the Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop decision to discern what it is: A punt, pure and simple. Only this and nothing more. A punt with deliberate hints of better things to come. A punt with deliberate … Continue reading

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Masterpiece Cakeshop

Some fairly preliminary thoughts on today’s Supreme Court decision. Religious liberty advocates got the opinion they wanted. Unfortunately, it was a concurrence by Justice Thomas with Justice Gorsuch joining. More on that in a moment. Justice Kennedy’s much narrower majority … Continue reading

Posted in Anodynes & Nostrums, Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Marriage (real), Religious freedom, Speech & Press

White man speak with forked tongue

Some religious liberty groups are sitting out the “travel ban” case. I think they’re right, and that Christian Legal Society and National Association of Evangelicals summarize why they’re right: The CLS and NAE said the courts should decide whether the government … Continue reading

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