By Tom Hunter
I am amazed at how the “Founding Fathers” were so wise and how they are selectively worshiped by the GOP. The Constitution (stand and salute!) is only one line below the Bible with the GOP, although they only worship a certain version of the Constitution and they are always threatening to fix it and or bitch slap the Supreme Court when they disagree with some decision.
They seem to worship a kind of Norman Rockwell vision before all that “science” got in the way. They tend to like “prescience ” things like trial by ordeal. (Hey if she drowns – she’s innocent!) I can’t quite figure out their fixation with “other peoples” sex lives. You’d think these modest Christians would shun the very concept of other people’s sex.
There is s an entire industry of lobbyists working in every state to figure out how to make sex less fun (in the dark, missionary style, for procreation only and they are extremely suspicious of people who manage to get themselves raped). The GOP has pretty much obsessed with pointing out “other people’s sins”. Their vision may be somewhat obscured by that stick in the eye. [Read more…]