In the interests of accuracy and in order to reduce double talk I’d like to suggest we stop the equivocation around the word Christian. Let’s use Christian to describe someone who follows the doctrines of a mainstream sect of Christianity. And let’s call the Religious Right political nut jobs Christianists. Calling them Christians brings disrepute on the faith of many decent people. The suffix ism clearly separates religion from the politics of nutters, traitors and fools.
Bill Gallagher is a terrific writer with a reality based view. Check out his column here.
In politics words are used to confuse and persuade all too often. Arguemnts take the form of equivocations and false logic. An example is the politician’s syllogism, also known as the politician’s fallacy is a (falsely) logical argument of the form:
We must do something
This is something
Therefore, we must do this.
Oh man, do we choke on this all the time or what?
Here is an interesting article that addresses the differences America and Europe finds with its Muslim residents.
Traitors indeed! What we need now is a list of proscribed persons, starting with Rush the lying, ignorant traitor and junkie.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost