The Real Question: What Have Sarah Palin’s Pastors Said?

I swear, this blog will not become all-Sarah-Palin, all-the-time. But for now… Ken Silverstein and Sebastian Jones of Harper’s Magazine have been going through the speeches of Sarah Palin’s pastors. What they found includes the following (from two different pastors): From an April 27, 2008 sermon: “If you really want to know where you came [Read More...]

Sarah Palin is Mistaken About “Under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance

In 2006, a questionnaire was sent to all candidates for the gubernatorial race in Alaska. One of the questions was this: 11. Are you offended by the phrase “Under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance? Why or why not? Here is Sarah Palin‘s answer: SP: Not on your life. If it was good enough for [Read More...]

Gov. Tim Pawlenty Just as Scientifically Illiterate as Gov. Sarah Palin

Governor of Minnesota Tim Pawlenty appeared on Meet the Press this morning — he was defending John McCain‘s decision to tap Sarah Palin as Vice-President. Tom Brokaw asked Pawlenty about Palin’s views on science. Besides confirming her support of Intelligent Design/Creationism, Pawlenty gave us another example of a Republican government official who possesses scientific illiteracy [Read More...]

Sarah Palin: Not Conservative Enough for Creationists

Answers in Genesis — the group that runs the Creation Museum — isn’t on board with the other conservative Christian groups in supporting Sarah Palin as John McCain‘s Vice Presidential nominee. Why not? To quote Happy Jihad, AiG is “undecided about whether or not Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is scientifically illiterate enough to run [Read More...]

Webster Cook Impeached

Webster Cook. Remember him? He’s the student who took a communion wafer back to his dorm room and started a maelstrom at the University of Central Florida and beyond, received death threats from Catholics, and was facing expulsion from his university. At the very least, he was facing impeachment from his role as Student Government [Read More...]