Arkansas Republican Candidate Publishes Ad Blasting Gays and Abortion

In the August 15th edition of the Yell County Record (an Arkansas newspaper), Mary Bentley, a Republican candidate for District 73 State Representative, published this apparent attempt at a campaign ad with a very strong message. The Arkansas Times got wind of it, so now we can enjoy it too! In case the print’s too small [Read More…]

Richard Dawkins Interviewed in Playboy

Chip Rowe has a lengthy interview with Richard Dawkins in the latest issue of Playboy (link contains sidebar ads that are NSFW). In other words, you’ll actually want to read this Playboy for the article. In the interview, there are plenty of openings for religious people to criticize him… as well as the phrase “buggering [Read More…]

Mike Huckabee to Rep. Todd Akin: Rapes Have Created Amazing People!

Another right-wing politician has put his foot in his mouth to seemingly defend Rep. Todd Akin‘s atrocious comments about “legitimate rape.” The LA Times reports that Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee had the following words of wisdom to share: “Ethel Waters, for example, was the result of a forcible rape,” Huckabee said of the late American gospel [Read More…]

Pat Robertson Whines About Atheist Billboards

Remember these billboards put up by American Atheists? Pat Robertson doesn’t like them. Ok, ok, that’s not a surprise. BUT. In his rant against billboards (at the 0:57 mark), he manages to rattle off several lies. 1) “Billboards stay up forever unless somebody comes and buys the billboard…” I assure you the atheist billboards come [Read More…]

Another Reason to Despise Rep. Todd Akin

I know, I know, you don’t need another reason, and this one is admittedly not as serious as #LegitimateRape-gate, but just to add fuel to the fire… Last summer, when NBC broadcast golf’s U.S. Open championship, the intro to the broadcast featured the American flag, and soldiers, and students reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. But [Read More…]