The Bible, King Donald Trump Version

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Here's a great reason to love Twitter. Since Donald Trump is professing his undying love of the Bible but thinks it's too personal to share his favorite verse -- because he doesn't have one, because he doesn't give two shits about the Bible -- Twitter users have created the hashtag #TrumpBible and they're coming up with some truly hilarious verses as Donald Trump would write them. Some of my favorites: … [Read more...]

Pro-Reform Iranians Strongly Support Nuclear Deal

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Friend and colleague Kaveh Mousavi, an atheist blogger who lives in Iran, has been posting a lot of important things about the nuclear deal between our two countries and how it is affecting reality in that country already. One of the arguments he has been making is that the agreement strengthens the hands of reformers who want to push Iran to be more democratic, free and equal. And a whole bunch of them are enthusiastically supporting the agreement. … [Read more...]

Jindal to Obama: Don’t Talk About Climate Change

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Hurricane Katrina was 10 years ago, believe it or not, and President Obama was in New Orleans this week to commemorate that event. But Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, afraid that the president might offend the oil and gas industry that controls his state and has funded his campaigns, had the chutzpah to write a letter to him telling him that he shouldn't talk about climate change during his visit. … [Read more...]

Rod Parsley’s Prosperity Gospel and Faith Healing Nonsense

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About 20 years ago, I first encountered Rod Parsley on one of the half dozen Christian TV networks on my cable. He's a standard issue prosperity gospel-preaching and faith-healing con artist, but he's particularly charismatic and incredibly good at keeping his audience enraptured as he spews the dumbest things imaginable. Here's video of him claiming that a woman's baby was healed of brain tumors because she gave him money: … [Read more...]

Savage: Throw Homeless People in Jail

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Michael Savage, always an exemplar of human compassion, is tired of seeing homeless people all over the place and he has a solution: Throw them all in jail or in mental hospitals so he doesn't have to look at them all the time. He's actually on to something here, but not what he thinks. A huge number of homeless people are, in fact, mentally ill and need help. But you can't imprison people if they haven't broken the law, except in the totalitarian reality he wishes we all lived in. … [Read more...]

County Attorney Files Misconduct Charges Against Kim Davis

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New developments on Friday in the case of Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk who refuses to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. First, she asked Judge Bunning to extend his stay so she could ask the Supreme Court for a more permanent one. He refused. But the more interesting development is that Rowan County attorney referred her to the state attorney general's office asking that official misconduct charges be filed against her. … [Read more...]

Alveda King’s Bizarre Planned Parenthood Conspiracy Theory

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Alveda King, Martin Luther King's utterly deranged niece who has been trading on his name to give her credibility as she opposes everything he stood for, has a truly bizarre conspiracy theory about Planned Parenthood. She claims that the only reason they give women birth control is not to help them decide when to have children, it's because that gives them breast cancer and then they have to come back for cancer screenings so they make more money. … [Read more...]

Anatomy of a Pretextual Traffic Stop

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Police officers are trained on how to use disingenuous pretexts to stop a vehicle. They do this in order to get face to face with a driver to see if they can smell alcohol or drugs or find some reason to do a search and they use all manner of absurd, trumped-up excuses for it. Here's a perfect example caught on tape, an officer who pulls over a black man (of course), first telling him it's because he didn't turn his turn signal on far enough from the turn and then saying it's because he made eye … [Read more...]

Donald Trump, the Greatest Thing to Ever Happen to Women

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After weeks of attention paid to his blatantly sexist attitudes toward women, Donald Trump wants you ladies to know that if he's elected president, he'll be the greatest thing to ever happen to you. Because he cherishes you, whatever the hell that means. He especially cherishes beautiful models half his age. In fact, he collects new ones every 10-15 years. And the money he pays them to go away is the greatest thing to ever happen to them. … [Read more...]

WTF is Ben Carson Talking About?

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Ben Carson gave a stump speech in Little Rock, Arkansas that was simply baffling. It's one of the weirdest diatribes you'll ever see, just rambling and bouncing from one topic to another, contradicting himself. He claims that other people are trying to divide America while doing the same thing himself. He praises those hard-working immigrants while saying that allowing immigrants to come here is deliberately trying to destroy America. Seriously. … [Read more...]

The Worldnetdaily and ‘Mystery Babylon’

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If there's one thing you quickly figure out about the Worldnetdaily, it's that the "journalists" there are really just salespeople. Their job is to sell the books and videos that Joseph Farah makes money from. The pattern is that they'll publish a book and write multiple "articles" with the author of that book saying something about some current issue, which then forms the first few paragraphs of what is really just another advertisement for the book. The latest is a book about "mystery … [Read more...]

Christie Favors Non-Discrimination Laws for LGBT

In a surprising break with most of his fellow Republican presidential candidates, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken a public stand in favor of including sexual orientation as a forbidden basis for discrimination by businesses. He says that while religious organizations should be exempted from such laws, businesses that serve the public should not be allowed to deny service to LGBT customers: … [Read more...]


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