There is an increasingly vocal and aggressive direction being taken by some Christians. That many American Christians supported the Bush administration and its wars is well known. At present the level of dehumanization of Muslims and outright advocacy of genocide is becoming much louder.
Harry Potter is now the most banned book in America, according to the American Library Association. It is undeniable that themes of death and resurrection abound in the stories, as well as detailed depictions of potions and other hocus pocus. But while there are Christians who decry the celebration of witchcraft, there are other Christians who consider Harry’s journey an edifying allegory for Jesus Christ. That is another problem with banning books: it obscures the diversity of viewpoints within its potential readership.
Imagine living next to a prison guard and his equally controlling ex military wife. Now imagine they hate you and know things like, who to complain to and how to; run your history; make the system work; get away with bad things and keep it legal. Like mowing, or reving up a motorbike each day on the property line, or letting your dogs bark a few feet from the property line for hours. I put a jobsite trailer in the backyard. Been there little over a year now, all the while bureaucrat after bureaucrat on my butt, lots of drama. If you'd like to see a nut-job wife of a prison guard going nuts..
(May 12) -- FBI officials in Jacksonville, Fla., say they have found the remnants of a pipe bomb used in a possible hate crime at a mosque during evening prayers.
Along with local police, the FBI launched an investigation after an explosion shook the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida at 9:35 p.m. Monday, when approximately 60 people were inside praying. No one was injured.