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...]

Corsi Uses Fake Polls to Claim Trump Debate Win

Donald Trump supporters are scrambling to pretend that he had a good night on Monday during the debate. Why, he won the polls by massive numbers! I mean, the absolutely useless online polls show he won by massive numbers, which Jerome Corsi thinks actually means something. … [Read more...]

Glenn Beck for Public Office?

Glenn Beck revealed earlier this week that in the aftermath of Ted Cruz' betrayal of him by endorsing Donald Trump, he will never endorse another candidate again and that he is considering shutting down the radio show and running for public office. … [Read more...]

Hey Look, They’re Gonna Pray Again

One of the things that cracks me up about the Christian right is that they're constantly holding prayer rallies and conferences to "save America." Dozens of them a year. The latest is the Appeal to Heaven Conference, put on by Dutch Sheets, a self-declared prophet and advocate of Seven Mountains Dominionism. … [Read more...]

Klingenschmitt’s Weird ‘Understanding’ of the Constitution

Gordon Klingenschmitt has a rather bizarre conception of what the Constitution says. In response to the government finally agreeing to allow Chelsea Manning to have sex reassignment surgery, he says it's unconstitutional for the government to do so. … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson Kicks It Old School Wingnut

Pat Robertson is apparently having flashbacks to 1982 because he's suddenly started ranting about the evils of Dungeons and Dragons again. As usual, his latest dumbsicle came in response to a question from a viewer. That's when he does his most ingenious work. … [Read more...]

Beck: Cruz Lost His Faith in God

Poor Glenn Beck is still reeling from his hero, the man he campaigned so hard for and had such faith in, endorsing Donald Trump. He's searching for some explanation and he thinks he has found it: Ted Cruz lost his faith in God's ability to make things all better. … [Read more...]

Trump: Lester Holt Did a Great Job. I Mean, Terrible Job.

It's endlessly amusing how Donald Trump resembles Humpty Dumpty. Whatever words he says at any given time is 100% true, even if he says the exact opposite 12 hours later. They mean whatever he wants them to mean in the moment. Here's what he said immediately after the debate about moderator Lester Holt. … [Read more...]

Hughes: Trump’s Adultery is Cool Because He’s Still Friends With Mistresses

Another day, another Trump surrogate saying something mind-numbingly stupid. It's Scottie Nell Hughes' turn, when asked why Trump would bring up Bill Clinton's adultery when he has bragged about his own. Her answer: It's totally okay because he's stayed friends with all the women he's cheated with. … [Read more...]

Pierson’s Bizarre Attempt to Blame Clinton for Stop and Frisk

Katrina Pierson, Donald Trump's national spokesperson who appears to be even more reality-challenged than he is, was asked about Trump's recent embrace of the NYPD's blatantly unconstitutional Stop and Frisk program. See if you can make any sense at all out of this babbling: … [Read more...]

A Few Insights From the First Debate

There were a few things that really jumped out at me from Monday's debate, statements from Trump that revealed some of his key personality traits. The first was when Hillary Clinton talked about him saying he would have blown Iranian sailors out of the water for "taunting" one of our ships. … [Read more...]

Metaxas: Trump is Hyperbolic, So Ignore The Things He Says

Warren Throckmorton calls our attention to an interview with Eric Metaxas, aka David Barton Light, in a British Chrsitian magazine. He supports Donald Trump for president, but basically says that we shouldn't listen to the things he says he'll do because he's hyperbolic. … [Read more...]