When Christian Slaughtered Christian: The Horror Of Holy War By Jeffrey Cavanaugh
Only someone without any clue about the horrors of the history of Christian religious wars would call on Obama now to accept and use the language of Holy War. Yet, as study after study shows, nuance isn’t the right wing’s strong suit.
“American Sniper”: Clint Eastwood’s American Horror Story By Jeffrey Cavanaugh
In Clint Eastwood’s latest war flick, Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history, is told by his father that there are three kinds of people: wolves, sheep, and sheepdogs. Yet whether Kyle is a wolf or a sheepdog depends on the viewer.
A Huckabee Presidential Bid? Stay Tuned By Jeffrey Cavanaugh
The unchurched, agnostics and atheists now outnumber Bible thumpers like Mike Huckabee and the voters who support him. With this trend set to continue well into the future, it’s no wonder the Fox huckster is rushing to explore the campaign trail.
Erik Prince: America’s Harbinger Of Death, And Democracy? By Jeffrey Cavanaugh
The Blackwater founder’s movements can be read like tea leaves: Wherever he goes, tragedy and death surely follow, trailed by tens of millions of dollars.
Like Eric Garner, We Are All Caught In A System Designed To Fail Us By Jeffrey Cavanaugh
Like the cop who choked out Eric Garner, our corrupt, unjust and unbalanced system is crushing the life out of the economy for everyday working people, who are increasingly falling behind and becoming ever more insecure as time goes on.