Well played, Arkansas. Well played.

This past weekend, the League of the South’s Arkansas chapter  celebrated America’s birthday with a rally in support of “traditional marriage” and, get this, the Confederate flag. I’ll pause here for a minute to the deliciousness of that irony sink in…, is that not awesome? Of course, it’s easy for me to revel in this amazing display […]

Celebrating Jesus?

This past Saturday, the Western Carroll County Ministerial Association in Eureka Springs, Arkansas put on its 3rd annual “Celebrate Jesus” parade. Lest you think I do nothing but sit around surfing the internet for interesting stuff to write about (I do, but I don’t want you think that), this one actually fell into my lap. […]

Slavery is Not a Good Thing

In the discussion about homosexuality and LGBT rights, one of the arguments against a strict, literal interpretation of the verses that seem to condemn that orientation is that the Bible condones slavery. It does, in multiple places and, for me, these are some of the least palatable parts of the Bible. Perhaps the most blatant […]