Archives for August 2014

Meet Rick Wiles New Radio Show, Same As the Old Radio Show

Deranged wingnut and world class bigot Rick Wiles has announced that he is going to end his TruNews radio show because America is now hopeless. Oh, and God told him to. And he's going to start a new radio show that sounds pretty much exactly like the old radio show. … [Read more...]

Mississippi School Quickly Caves on Religious Convocation

The public school district in Jackson, Mississippi wasted little time in agreeing to stop holding religious services for their mandatory convocation held at the start of each school year. In a letter to the American Humanist Association, the school promised to make sure all speakers refrain from religious messages during the event. You can read the letter from the school district here. … [Read more...]

Italian Politician Really Needs an Exorcist

An Italian politician who got himself into hot water for a blatantly racist comment about a black government minister, saying she looks like an orangutan, now says that the minister's father in Africa put a curse on him and he need the pope to send him an exorcist to get rid of the evil spirits who are tormenting him. … [Read more...]

Another Fake Tale of Christian ‘Persecution’

Todd Starnes has written the only kind of column of which he is capable, one with terrible tales of the persecution of Christians that are absurdly false. This time he's all verklempt over a Florida school district that will no longer have a chaplain for their football team. … [Read more...]

Now is the Time on Sprockets When We Pander

Okay, pretend you're Bobby Jindal. And in 2012, you lobbied for and signed into law a bill that opted the state of Louisiana into the Common Core curriculum. But in the last two years it's become politically inconvenient to endorse Common Core if you want to run for president as a Republican. What do you do? You sue the Obama administration over Common Core. … [Read more...]

Fischer: Robin Williams Possessed by Demons

And we have yet another fundie moron declaring that Robin Williams was possessed by demons. I'm sure it will come as no surprise that the fundie moron in question is Bryan Fischer, who is kind of the king of fundie morons at this point. If I had Gordon Klingenschmitt's ability to identify demons, I might think Fischer was possessed by a demon of stupidity. … [Read more...]

Geller: Obama Deceiving Americans by Using Same Term She Uses

Okay folks, Pam Geller isn't even trying anymore. The screeching bigot is now accusing Obama of trying to "distract, dissemble, deceive and disarm the American people" by referring to ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) as ISIL (Islamic State in the Levant). … [Read more...]

Fischer: Being a Christian is the Essence of Patriotism

Christian fundamentalists love to quote verses from the Bible saying that God will bless a nation that follows his commands. Bryan Fischer is the latest to do so. In fact, he says that the single best way to be patriotic is to be a Christian and pray to him a lot because that will make him really nice to us. … [Read more...]

Robertson Prefers Ideology to Facts

Pat Robertson displayed his penchant for ignoring reality so he can continue to maintain his preferred myth. This is true of nearly all conservatives, who claim that Obama is a socialist who is trying to destroy Wall Street and corporate America even while the stock market reaches historic highs. “Obama and his crew are doing everything they can to cripple our industry," he says while pretending that those facts do not exist. … [Read more...]

Perkins Blames Obama for People Thinking He’s a Muslim

Tony Perkins is one of many wingnuts who continually claim that Obama may well be a Muslim. After a caller accused him of being a Muslim on his radio show, Perkins said it's Obama's fault that people think that. And his evidence for this is that he didn't do anything to protect Miriam Ibrahim in Sudan. … [Read more...]

Hice is Outraged the IRS is Doing What He Wanted Them to Do

Jody Hice, the preacher turned politician who is almost certain to be in Congress from the state of Georgia, is joining many of his fellow wingnut preachers in being shocked and outraged that the IRS would do exactly what they demanded they do -- crack down on preachers violating the IRS code by endorsing candidates from the pulpit. … [Read more...]

And Another ‘Robin Williams Killed Himself Because He Lacked God’

Add Pat Robertson to the list of presumptuous jerks who claim that Robin Williams only killed himself because he didn't have enough Jesus in his life. Because as everyone knows, only non-Christians (Williams actually was a Christian) commit suicide, amirite? … [Read more...]