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Problems with Bible classes

“Here in Appalachia’s Bible Belt, conservatives in the Legislature want to force all West Virginia public high schools to teach Bible classes, as occurs in several other Republican-controlled states…”

James A. Haught
Published in: Art Voice, Counterpunch, OpEd News, Patheos, Canadian Atheist, The Good Men PRoject, The Secular Community, Juan Cole, Free Thought Today
Date: February 11,28, March 1,4,6,9,13,2020
425 Words

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Baby Dinosaurs on Noah’s Ark

“In violation of the separation of church and state, American tax dollars are funneled to fundamentalist private schools teaching crackpot absurdities – such as a claim that Noah probably took two baby dinosaurs onto his ark…”

James A. Haught
Published in: CityWatch LA, Patheos, The Times and Democrat, OpEd News, Counterpunch, Charleston Gazette Mail, The Peace Worker
Date: January 16,22,2020
544 Words

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GOP Albatross

“Every schoolchild knows that the Ancient Mariner was forced to wear a dead albatross around his neck. I think America’s Republican Party wears a dying albatross: white evangelicals who are both the GOP’s life-support system and also a curse upon Republicans.”

James A. Haught
Published in:
Bainbridge Island Review, Juan Cole, OpEd News, Patheos, Gilmer Free Press, West Virginia Press, Counterpunch
Date: January 8,14,20,2020

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Trump as Jim Jones?

“Cults usually are one-man religions. A magnetic, dictatorial, dogmatic, demagogue draws throngs of followers and leads them into lala-land, sometimes dangerously.”

Author: James A. Haught
Published in: Patheos, Sierra County California Prospect, Bainbridge Island Review, Counterpunch, Juan Cole, Emmitsburg Maryland News-Journal, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Smirking Chimp
Date: 2019: December 16, 18, 20, 23, 25
627 words

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