Browsing All posts tagged under »Rick Perry«

Rick Perry – trying to get girls vaccinated against HPV was a mistake

September 1, 2011

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Evangelical Christians vet Texas Gov. Rick Perry at retreat – latimes.com. At one point, a participant noted that Perry disappointed many evangelicals when he backed the 2008 presidential bid of former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, a social moderate who supports abortion rights, and asked whether he would pick a running mate who opposes them. […]

Rick Perry and what’s wrong with us

August 10, 2011

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If Rick Perry is seriously a presidential front-runner there’s something wrong with all of us – War Room – Salon.com. as if Rick Perry hasn’t already proven to be a wanker… The GOP “establishment” prefersthisevangelical nitwit with fringe tendencies tothatevangelical nitwit with fringe tendencies, sure. This Dominionist purposefully evoking some of the most radical far-right […]

pray the gay – i mean the nation’s problems – away

June 11, 2011

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Texas Governor’s Prayer Event Criticized – NYTimes.com.: The Web site created for the event, which is calledThe Response, says the meeting “has adopted the American Family Association statement of faith,” including the infallibility of the Bible, the centrality of Jesus Christ and the eternal damnation that awaits nonbelievers. “I have followed religion and politics closely […]

One Nation, Under God

June 8, 2011

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Secular Coalition for America Action Alert System. Declaring that “some problems are beyond our power to solve,” Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is asking his 49 fellow governors to join him at an evangelical Christian prayer meeting in Houston to “call upon Jesus to guide us” and ask for “God’s forgiveness, wisdom and provision.”   […]