After Afghani Woman is Stoned to Death, Even a Government Official Stands By Her Punishment

Last week, we learned about a young woman who was stoned to death after eloping with a man she loved in order to escape the future husband her parents had picked out for her. The man in question was given 100 lashes and let go.

Now, the New York Times reports that Afghani President Ashraf Ghani has ordered an investigation into the matter.

The problem is that one of his investigators is a mullah who thinks adulterers should absolutely be stoned to death… which makes you wonder what, exactly, they’re investigating.

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Sen. Ted Cruz: Atheists Aren’t “Fit to Be Commander-in-Chief of This Nation”

On Friday, at a conference sponsored by Pastor Kevin Swanson (who thinks gay people should be put to death), Sen. Ted Cruz was one of three candidates who took the stage.

Swanson asked him the softball question of whether or not the President of the United States needed to fear God. That’s when Cruz began salivating:



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Jesus Loves Dr. Ben Carson and There’s a Painting to Prove It

Dr. Ben Carson, whose house and ego are as large as his nose is long, owns a portrait of himself with Jesus. Who appears to be a Klingon. Because this is perfectly normal behavior.

Looks like Jesus is the one with “gifted hands,” if you know what I mean…

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Colorado School Board Members Who Proposed Revised U.S. History Curriculum Booted in Recall Election

Two years ago, three conservatives won seats on the Jefferson County Board of Education in Colorado, giving them a majority on the five-member board.

With that majority, Ken Witt, Julie Williams, and John Newkirk openly discussed their plans to revise the curriculum for Advanced Placement U.S. History to make sure it was taught “properly.” They said they didn’t want to “encourage or condone civil disorder, social strife or disregard of the law,” which is the process many famous Americans have used to spearhead change.



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Colorado Mayor Who Put Ten Commandments Monument Outside City Hall Arrested for Shoplifting

In 2001, the ACLU filed a lawsuit over a Ten Commandments monument outside the new City Hall building in Grand Junction, Colorado. It was a Christian symbol — everybody knew that — so it had no place on government property.

Knowing that they would likely lose the lawsuit, the city council members decided to put a disclaimer on the monument saying it was “not meant to endorse any particular system of religious belief.” Which is bullshit. They also created a “Cornerstones of Law and Liberty” plaza, retroactively creating a secular context for the monument, so it would be seen alongside other historical markers like the Magna Carta, Mayflower Compact, Declaration of Independence, and the preamble to the Bill of Rights.

It cost the taxpayers $64,000… and it worked. The lawsuit didn’t go anywhere.

Reford Theobold was the council member (and two-time Mayor) who led this charge, running up the taxpayers’ tab so the Ten Commandments monument could remain outside City Hall.

Which is why it’s especially interesting to learn what Theobold just got arrested for:

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