Meet David Barton — the Evangelical Quack “Historian” Exposed as the Fake He Is

David Barton is a dangerous fabricator of "facts" now used by the far right GOP/Tea Party to rewrite American history. For instance, drawn in part from the writings of Christian Reconstructionists, that narrative recasts modern-day Republicans as the racially inclusive party, and modern-day Democrats as the racists supportive of slavery and postemancipation racist policies. No kidding. You need to know about Barton and what he represents. Lucky for us Julie Ingersoll has literally written the … [Read more...]

Our Jeffersonian Rape Culture

 Establishment darling, southern gentleman, scholar and author Jon Meacham had no trouble getting on talk shows to pitch his book extolling the virtues of the serial rapist Thomas Jefferson. What else do you call sex with a fourteen year old black slave, but rape?So how fitting it is that at the university founded by a serial rapist--the University of Virginia--the federal government is investigating UVA for Title IX violations, including the mishandling of sexual assault a … [Read more...]

Crazy White Southern “Christians” Keeping America Safe for Hate

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