http://embed.5min.com/517282165/ Separation of Santorum and State Sometimes this blog basically writes itself. With a Mormon and a fundamentalist Catholic vying for the Republican nomination, blogging is like shooting fish in a barrel. But this post in particular just screams: “ChurchState Guy! Help us make sense of this Santorum guy!” Well, since you asked. Santorum here… Read more

If I were Romney…

If I were Romney… The New Yorker does a great job of summarizing this week’s church/state scandal. Mormons believe that (1) only Mormon baptism counts for salvation (they’re not the only ones who have exclusive baptism beliefs… ahem, Catholics), (2) since that’s the case, the dead can be baptised “by proxy”. This seems innacuous until… Read more If I were Romney…

A superb example of church/state cross-over that I and anyone familiar with the First Amendment would be appalled by. Classic American Civil Religion, vilifying ”the left” as anti-religious, using religion as a political vote-winning tool. I have a feeling though that the 400,000+ DISlikes this ad received on YouTube.com are from his stance on gays serving openly… Read more