Gary North: The Christian Taliban Writing Ron Paul’s Curriculum

Let this serve as a warning to the libertarian and Christian homeschooling communities: Gary North, the man who is writing and publishing the “Ron Paul Curriculum,” is certifiably nuts. North subscribes to an ultra-ultra-fundamentalist religious ideology called “Christian Reconstructionism,” which aspires to establish a global Christian theocracy and reinstitute all of Old Testament law. I am not … Continued

“Government shouldn’t be in the marriage business” — Yeah. So WHAT?

Imagine for a moment that it was the prevailing practice in public schools to require mandatory Christian prayers services, and that students could be paddled, suspended, or expelled for failure to participate. I am convinced that a certain block of “libertarians” would be saying, “Let’s just focus on getting the government out of education altogether! … Continued

The Futility of Religious Profiling at Airport Security Checkpoints

“Obviously, Muslims would be someone you’d look at, absolutely,” former-Senator Rick Santorum said during a GOP presidential debate last year. “Radical Muslims are the people that are committing these crimes by and large, as well as younger males,” he explained. While religious profiling may not seem like a hot topic, America’s intrusive airport security process will force … Continued

War on Religion or War on Everything?

“The Obama administration is engaged in a war against religion,” Newt Gingrich told an audience last month. “This is going to be fought out with lawsuits, with court decisions, and, dare I say it, maybe even in the streets,” Catholic League President Phil Donohue added last week. Fortunately, the administration has backed off its war—its rule that health … Continued