Culture war

The war against Halloween

October 28, 2005

Everyone knows that for years the godless heathens on the left have been waging a war against Christmas, mustering their troops to steal the season from the righteous in an evil attempt to secularize the holy holiday. When we began the Christmas season this year, we were all very much aware that a war was [...]

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Caton crusades to keep kids secure from sticky situations

October 5, 2005

Recovering masturbaholic and self-appointed moral protector David Caton just can’t stop thinking about naked flesh and children. Activist: Remove titillation from TIA ……The airport is no place for magazines such as Hustler, Genesis and Club with “explicit content that goes far beyond nudity,” said Caton in a letter to Hillsborough County Aviation Authority members. “This [...]

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Palm Beach supports law and order

September 27, 2005

Palm Beach just passed a buffer law to give women some relief from the American Taliban – domestic terrorists who use violence and intimidation to further their quest for total control over women’s personal medical decisions. City commissioners on Monday approved a law that will prohibit anti-abortion protesters from coming any closer than 20 feet [...]

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Jeb! uses state money to stifle choice

September 24, 2005

His own GOP dominated legislature wouldn’t give him the cash for a “Pregnancy Support Services Program,” so he snuck in a line item in his office budget for “crisis counseling.” As previously noted, the GOP, and especially Jeb!, just don’t like democracy. Gov. Jeb Bush is pushing forward with a $2 million state-sponsored, anti-abortion contract [...]

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Christian love

August 10, 2005

Dr. Dobson’s Newsletter: June 2002 Meanwhile, the boy’s father has to do his part. He needs to mirror and affirm his son’s maleness. He can play rough-and-tumble games with his son, in ways that are decidedly different from the games he would play with a little girl. He can help his son learn to throw [...]

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Ronda Storms attacks Planned Parenthood as “Pro Death,” cuts educational funding

July 29, 2005

On Thursday, Ronda Storms led the rabid pack of fundamentalist commissioner dogs on a personal attack against one of the few sources for unbiased women’s health care in the Tampa area. The idea came from Hillsborough County Commissioner Ronda Storms: eliminate funding for a teen educational program sponsored by Planned Parenthood. Commissioners went along with [...]

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BlogWood Redux: SP Council: We like music. Just not this kind of music…

July 28, 2005
BlogWood Redux:  SP Council: We like music.  Just not this kind of music…

Note: as promised earlier, during the next week or so of light blogging, I’ll be re-posting some stuff that may be relevant to current events. This post first appeared in November 2003. More on this controversy here and here. November 12th, 2003 SP Council: We like music. Just not this kind of music… The City [...]

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Schiavo case finally dies

July 8, 2005

Parents insist “Wait! It’s not dead yet!” Funny thing: Jeb! cut short his Maine vacation to return to Florida in order to deal with Hurricane Dennis. He should have been out of town this weekend, but once he came back and saw the news dominated by hurricanes and terrorist bombs, he decided to quietly release [...]

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Terrorists force closure of last Palm Beach clinic

July 6, 2005

Federal agents looking into abortion clinic fire Federal investigators are looking into a fire that damaged an abortion clinic where protesters have staged weekly demonstrations for more than a decade. The FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives joined local authorities in investigating the Monday night blaze at the Presidential Women’s Clinic. [...]

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Happy 4th

July 4, 2005

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed. Oh! had I the ability, and could I reach the nation’s ear, I would to-day pour out a fiery stream of biting ridicule, blasting reproach, withering sarcasm, and stern rebuke. For it is not light that is needed, but fire; it is not [...]

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