Glenn Beck Still Pushing Boston Marathon Coverup Story

Jesus, you'd think Glenn Beck would have learned his lesson after having to settle a lawsuit with the guy he defamed as a terrorist when he was really the victim of the Boston Marathon bombing. But he's still pushing that ridiculous conspiracy theory. … [Read more...]

Jeff Sessions Doesn’t Think Secularists Can Know the Truth

One telling moment during the confirmation hearing for Jeff Sessions was an exchange with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island about Sessions' long history of criticizing secular attorneys at the DOJ, and secularists in general. Listen to this bit of ridiculous spin: … [Read more...]

Tomczak: Trump’s Election a Prophetic ‘Breakthrough’

Wingnut extraordinaire Larry Tomczak has a post at BarbWire that makes me laugh. He's only the latest to claim that Trump's election is the fulfillment of prophecy and the work of God, but he takes it much further. It's "breakthrough" that will allow all Christians to solve every problem. … [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...]

Russia Loves Them Some Alex Jones

According to Alex Jones, all the world's governments are really controlled by the Illuminati, which means those reptilian aliens -- except Russia, apparently. He is reveling in the fact that Russian officials close to Putin are praising him to high heaven. … [Read more...]

Sekulow Doesn’t Know What the DOJ Is Supposed to Do

Jordan Sekulow, part of his father Jay's Christian legal empire that he has milked for every dollar he can get his hands on, does a podcast. In his latest one, he cheers on the nomination of Jeff Sessions and says he will end the DOJ's "obsess[ion] with the civil rights issue." … [Read more...]

Klingenschmitt: Ban All Gay Teachers

Gordon Klingenschmitt, a man who is clearly possessed by a demon of bigotry and hatred, says that being gay should automatically disqualify someone from being a teacher because they are possessed by “a demonic spirit of child abuse." … [Read more...]

How Do I love Thee, Larry Klayman? Let Us Count the Ways

I truly find Larry Klayman, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Mat Staver, hilarious. So totally lacking in self-awareness, so wildly wrong on virtually everything, so blatantly a fake con artist in what he does, if he didn't exist I'd have to invent him. Case in point: … [Read more...]

Beck Uses Fake Stories to Criticize Fake Stories

Glenn Beck, fresh from allegedly turning over a new leaf, is still up to his old tricks. On his show last week he talked about a fabricated claim of an anti-Muslim hate crime and how horrible that was. So naturally he spread fake stories to illustrate the danger of fake stories. … [Read more...]

How Fake News Spreads Through the Wingnutosphere

The Daily Beast takes a look at how one completely fake conspiracy theory spread like wildfire through the wingnutosphere, from InfoWars to Gateway Pundit to all the usual suspects. Every single claim in the story was completely false. … [Read more...]

Anatomy of a Breitbart Lie

A week ago, Breitbart reported that a mob of 1000 Muslim men shouted allahu akhbar and burned down the oldest church in Germany. The German police, who have no shortage of incidents of real Muslim terrorism to deal with, responded that pretty much every detail of this was false. … [Read more...]

Another Unhinged Teacher in Our Schools

So here's a real peach of a guy, a teacher from Oklahoma who has called for all Muslims to be "butchered," said that Michelle Obama is really a man, and many other horrible things on his Facebook page. He made his page private when local residents complained, but you can read some of them here. … [Read more...]