The Satanic Temple Weighs in on John Boehner Calling Ted Cruz “Lucifer in the Flesh”

Last night, during a talk at Stanford University, former Speaker of the House John Boehner was extremely blunt when asked for his opinion on Ted Cruz:


Lucifer in the flesh,” the former speaker said. “I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”

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Pastor Kevin Swanson Compares Gay People to Nazis, Cannibals

Mark Twain was possessed by the devil. The punishment for reading Harry Potter books should be drowning. Say no to Girl Scout cookies, because they lead to the promotion of lesbianism.

If you can’t get enough of the peculiar brand of hysteria that reliably pours out of Pastor Kevin Swanson, here’s his latest:

“I know homosexuals love each other.

And cannibals love their victims. And the nazis love their children.”


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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Blames Atheists and LGBT Individuals for His Ethics Probe

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore is a perfect example of a judge who puts the Bible above the Constitution. If there’s a law he doesn’t like, he’ll just break it because be believes himself to be above it all. That’s what he did earlier this year when he told all probate judges in the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, essentially overriding what the Supreme Court said was perfectly legal last year.


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Family-Values Champion and GOP Rock Dennis Hastert, Sexual Abuser of Boys, Gets 15 Months

The mighty have fallen: Dennis Hastert is going to prison for a year and three months, in a case that involves his sexual abuse of at least four boys as young as 14.


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Turkish Parliament Speaker Wants To Ditch Secular Law, Move to Religion-Based Constitution

I don’t know a better alternative to democracy, but democracy sure can be scary. If, hypothetically, we let Americans vote in a referendum on whether they want to keep the already-porous wall between state and church intact, I wouldn’t bet that a majority is going to stand up for the First Amendment and its Establishment Clause.

That’s by way of introducing you to Turkey’s parliament speaker Ismail Kahraman, who wants to substitute Turkey’s secular constitution for a religious one. That’s completely at odds with founding father Mustafa Kemal Atatürk‘s vision of a secular republic. But Kahraman’s proposal might not prove to be that unpopular in a country where more than 90 percent of the population is said to identify as Muslim.


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