Dumbass Quote of the Day

From Justice Clarence Thomas:“I quite frankly don’t know how you do these hard jobs without some faith. I don’t know. Other people can come to you and explain it to you. I have no idea. I don’t know how an oath becomes meaningful unless you have faith. Because at the end you say, ‘So help me God.’ And a promise to God is different from a promise to anyone else.”He's right. A promise to God is different from a promise to human beings because human beings exist. And it's a good thing no one … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quote of the Day

Of all the inane things said by the demagogues who claim that there's a "war on Christmas," this may be the dumbest of all. Bodie Hodge, who works for Answers in Genesis, went on an American Family Association radio show and said that if atheists don't work on Christmas day that "implies there is some God out there that’s holy that makes a day special." Right. Or that nothing is open. … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quote of the Day

This dumbass quote of the day comes from the dumbass currently running the state of Texas, which has a habit of electing dumbasses to office. During a campaign stop with Republican senate candidate Steve Lonergan, Rick Perry unleashed this bit of idiotic hyperbole: … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quote of the Day

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-Georgia) says that ten days is plenty of time for the Congress to prevent the shutdown of the government because "God created the world in seven days." Seriously, you're a Congressman; that's the best argument you can come up with? … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quote of the Day

Today's dumbass quote of the day comes from Rush Limbaugh. I know, I could give him an award for this pretty much every day. But this one is particularly idiotic, even for him. He claims that no one who believes in God could possibly believe in global warming. … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quote of the Day

From our old buddy Joseph Farah:“Non-discrimination” is one of those new buzzwords that has widespread appeal.After all, nobody can defend discrimination against people because of immutable characteristics like their skin color, religious beliefs or ethnicity, right?Religious beliefs are immutable? People change their religious beliefs all the time. Farah's website often promotes a bunch of alleged "ex-terrorists" who converted from Islam to Christianity. By what possible definition i … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quote of the Day

Bryan Fischer delivered one of his standard idiotic screeds about Russia's new anti-gay law, bizarrely claiming that gay rights supporters should support those laws because of diversity. ""We've got plenty of room in our multicultural world for all sorts of different cultural values and trends," Fischer said. "Isn't this wonderful what Russia is doing. Let's celebrate diversity and let's support this tradition in the nation of Russia." Right. Just like blacks should have supported those states … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quote of the Day

You've probably already seen this by now, but I missed it for a couple days. Ken Crow, founder of the Tea Party Community, spoke at an anti-immigration rally near the capitol along with Rep. Steve King, Sen. Ted Cruz and others, and delivered this humdinger of a statement: … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quote of the Day

JT flags an essay by Joyce Meyer, a televangelist con woman getting very rich by fleecing her congregation, about how she managed to eradicate reason from her life with the help of Almighty Gawd-ah. Just read this staggering introduction to the essay: … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quote of the Day

Even as someone who reports every day on the mind-numbingly idiotic things wingnuts say and even when the statement is about rape, a subject on which wingnuts are notoriously ignorant and tone deaf, this statement from Texas state Rep. Jodie Laubenberg about rape and abortion left my jaw agape: … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quote of the Day

The litany of batshit insane statements from E.W. Jackson, a far-right preacher who is now the Republican candidate to be the next lt. governor of the state of Virginia, continues to grow. The National Review has some excerpts from a book he wrote, including this one: … [Read more...]

Dumbass Quotes of the Day

Among the many appalling responses to the bombings in Boston is this one from Pat Dollard, who apparently doesn't realize that George W. Bush was president at the time of the 9/11 attacks. … [Read more...]


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