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Monday, June 06, 2005

Unmasking Theocratic Tendencies

Texas Governor Draws Criticism for a Bill-Signing Event at an Evangelical School - New York Times: "FORT WORTH, June 5 - Making good on a Republican campaign call to celebrate with 'Christian friends,' Gov. Rick Perry traveled to an evangelical school here on Sunday to put his signature on measures to restrict abortion and prohibit same-sex marriage. "
Given other posts today, one is reminded of the observation that the purpose of religion is to keep the poor from killing the rich. Since they don't have any sort of political science argument for the prevention of same-sex marriage, they must rely on the religious arguments which are, of course, exactly the same sort of argument used to enslave our african-american neighbors and to suppress the votes and opinions of women.

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