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Wednesday 08 April 2009


Proclamations of the Red Queen

Entries from 2008 October

31st October 2008

Meanwhile, Back on the Lunatic Fringe… SPCS v OFLC

Posted by: Craig Young

The SPCS are mortally offended at the fact that the Film and Literature Board of Review decided to uphold the Office of Film and Literature Classification’s decision to pass Philip Nitschke’s Peaceful Pill Handbook with an R18 rating.
In a sickening display of media opportunism, SPCS made the following media release on its website:
In the light […]

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Tags: Politics · Religion

31st October 2008

The Call: To Discrimination, Exclusion and Hatemongering

Posted by: Craig Young

On November 1, an estimated 100,000 fundamentalists will engage in an exhibitionistic extravaganza against recognition of same-sex marriage in California, assembling in San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium. It is allegedly the culmination of a forty day fast designed to get fundamentalists voting for Proposition 8, a Californian anti-gay referendum option which will prevent recognition of same-sex […]

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Tags: Politics · Religion

30th October 2008

American Idiot: The Bush Error Draws to A Close…

Posted by: Craig Young

Mercifully, the United States amended their constitution in the late fifties after Dwight Eisenhower won several consecutive federal elections, so George W. Bush will be stepping down in January 2009.
It’s difficult to summarise the reign of error that has prevailed in the United States for the last nine years. It all began with W.’s spin […]

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Tags: Politics · Religion

29th October 2008

United Kingdom: Hatemongers Need Not Apply…

Posted by: Craig Young

Last week, I bumped into a transwoman who was in Wellington to protest against a group of fascist lowlifes trying to subvert Flag Day to draw attention to their verminous inhumane excuse for a philosophy.
What’s worse, one of them was an import- one Jim Saleaam, noted for his past record of organised racist violence, sometimes […]

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Tags: Politics · Religion

28th October 2008

Christianvote: One Fundamentalist’s Opinion

Posted by: Craig Young

Fundamentalist Christian and anti-abortionist Andy Moore has a blogsite entitled “Christianvote.” He appears to back the Tamaki/Copeland “Family Party” brand. So. what does he think of the other fundamentalist (Kiwi) Party, National and ACT? Ah, well, Andy apparently has some differences with some of them.
What does he see as wrong about the Kiwi Party? Apparently, […]

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28th October 2008

A Very Strange Report: Little America Versus Obama

Posted by: Craig Young

The US Christian Right continues to be perplexed and paranoid about the prospect of election of a liberal African-American Democratic President and probable Democrat Congressional dominance as well. Honestly, I’m reminded of the downfall of Muldoon in 1984 here.
So, let’s have a look at one Pentecostal diatribe about the impending doom that awaits the United […]

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Tags: Politics · Religion

26th October 2008

United Kingdom: ‘Christian’ Voice, Anthony Morley and the Death Penalty

Posted by: Craig Young

It’s been quite some time since we looked in on Stephen Green, the fundamentalist firebrand who runs the UK “Christian Voice” protest group, otherwise known as Britain’s answer to Fred Phelps.
This time, Stephen is foaming at the mouth about the murder trial of the former “Mr Gay UK”, Anthony Morley, who was convicted of cannibalism. […]

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26th October 2008

Focus on the Family: Temper Tantrum from 2012!

Posted by: Craig Young

Faced with the likelihood of a devastating defeat for the US federal Republicans only a fortnight from now, Focus on the Family has thrown a shrill temper tantrum, and circulated what it considers to be a dreadful warning that purports to be a “Letter from 2012.”
Dutifully, I downloaded this drivel and ploughed through this sixteen […]

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25th October 2008

Review: Mike Jones: I Had to Say Something: The Art of Ted Haggard’s Fall

Posted by: Craig Young

┬áMike Jones: I Had to Say Something: The Art of Ted Haggard’s Fall: New York: Seven Stories Press: 2007.
Mike Jones is the former gay sex worker responsible for “Haggardgate,” the scandal that outed former fundamentalist Colorado Springs high-flier Ted Haggard. His story isn’t what one might think.
Mike drifted into sex work after high school, although […]

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25th October 2008

US Christian Right: Have You Ever Had It Blue…?

Posted by: Craig Young

One might be forgiven for wondering what the US Christian Right is thinking, now that the federal Republicans stand to lose everything in several weeks time.
Well, not completely everything. One suspects that institutional conservatism will still be alive and well and entrenched in Washington DC and Colorado Springs. Meanwhile, courtesy of the UK Guardian, Suzanne […]

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