Theocrat Running for Senate from Pennsylvania

Rick Saccone, a Pennsylvania state representative who has the support of theocratic authoritarians like David Barton and Sam Rohrer of the American Pastors Network, announced that he is running for the Senate from that state so he can establish religious rule over the nation. … [Read more...]

Erickson Presents the American Mythology

Erick Erickson, founder of Red State, may be a fierce critic of Donald Trump but that has not made him any more coherent or deep a thinker. In his latest column, he presents the American mythology in all its utterly ridiculous and contradictory glory. … [Read more...]

Some Southern Baptists Think Only Christians Get Religious Freedom

Two groups within the Southern Baptist Convention, the International Mission Board and the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, joined other religious groups in supporting the right of Muslims to build mosques. That has led some high profile Baptists to fly into a rage. … [Read more...]

Beck and Barton to Create Museum of Historical Lies

Glenn Beck and his buddy David Barton are supposedly building a museum to prove that the Constitution was based upon the Bible -- I say supposedly because Beck often announces grand projects that never materialize -- and they want to use it in public schools. … [Read more...]

Barton Lies About Lies About Lies

David Barton, perhaps the only person in America that can give Donald Trump and Kellyanne Conartist a run for their money as liars, is now lying about John Fea, a real evangelical Christian historian who has criticized him strongly. He's back to his old trick of just making up quotes. … [Read more...]

Meet the American Center for Law and Justice

I have been dealing with the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), Pat Robertson's response to the ACLU, for something like 25 years. The group, led by Jay Sekulow, is astonishingly hypocritical in its support of religious freedom, financially corrupt and dangerously theocratic. … [Read more...]

Apparently, Atheists Can’t Be ‘Real Americans’

A depressing new survey from the Pew Research Center finds that an appallingly high percentage of Americans believe that you can't truly be a "real" American unless you're a Christian, and a "born again" one at that. … [Read more...]

Bryan Fischer and George Washington

Last week Bryan Fischer quoted a passage from George Washington's farewell address and strongly declared that if you are not a Christian, you are by definition anti-American and a traitor. When called out, he responded that he didn't say it, Washington said it. Except, of course, he didn't. … [Read more...]

Some Hilarious Religio-babble About Christmas and Liberty

Jake McCauley, who used to be the partner of deranged theocrat Bradlee Dean, has a column at BarbWire about "the political significance of Christmas." He dishes up some classic religio-babble about how there's no such thing as freedom without Jesus. … [Read more...]

The Truth Comes Out on Barton’s ‘Earned’ PhD

Warren Throckmorton reports that we finally have the truth about David Barton's "earned" PhD. And just as he initially predicted, it's from the totally unaccredited Life Christian University and he didn't have to take a single class or write a single thing. LCU's full statement: … [Read more...]

Barton’s School of Practical Government to Be Explicitly Domionist

Professional liar David Barton went on a Christian TV show to talk about his new "School of Practical Government" at Charis Bible College and they made quite clear that the core of what that school will teach is based on Christian dominionism. … [Read more...]

Satan Clubs and the Dunning-Kruger Effect

Jerry Newcombe is a minister who knows absolutely nothing about constitutional law, but in line with the Dunning-Kruger effect, that does not prevent him from spouting off on the subject as if he does. His latest column is pure nonsense about the constitutionality of satanist student clubs in public schools. … [Read more...]