Frustrated Christians Threaten to Convert to Islam Over Church Repairs

There’s not a lot about religion that makes sense to me, but sometimes the antics of believers are so bewildering they make your head hurt.

Take for instance the Serbian village where Christians frustrated by the amount of time it’s taking to repair their local church are resorting to extreme measures.

Namely: conversion.

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Hillary Clinton: “We Are Called by Jesus” to Help the Poor

When you think about politicians mixing government and religion, you usually think about the Republicans. To be fair, their side has more zealots and they’re far more vocal. But the Democratic Party isn’t exactly perfect when it comes to keeping church and state separate either, as a recent comment from their heir apparent demonstrates:

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Maryland Air Force Contractor Fired for “Bringing Demons Into the Office”


Got witches?

Are you and your staff quite out of your Constitutionally derelict minds?

With that best-ever opening to a church-state separation letter, attorney Michael L. “Mikey” Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation notified Air Force officials that it’s time for them to get out of the witch-hunting business and give Deborah Schoenfeld back her her dental technician job.

The Air Force Times reports:

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is representing a former Air Force contractor who says she was fired from a dental clinic at Fort Meade, Maryland, after complaining that her co-workers discriminated against her because she was Hindu.  She claims they then accused her of being a witch.

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David Barton Lies with Data to Claim Churchgoers Want More Sermons on Abortion and Gay Marriage

It’s easy to look at the results of a survey and shout them from the rooftops if they confirm your narrative… without ever looking at what group was polled.

So if you wanted to show Muslims are all horrible, you might point to a survey from the Pew Research Center showing the percentage of people who think stoning is an appropriate punishment for adultery:

But that would be unfair. That survey, if you read the fine print, says very clearly that these percentages are only “Among Muslims who say sharia should be the law of the land.” So, yes, among the people who want Sharia law, a whole bunch of them want extreme sharia punishments. But among all Muslims, you’d see very different results.

David Barton, the Christian pseudo-historian, made the same mistake this week on Glenn Beck‘s online show.

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Ben Carson Blames Jews and Low Gun Ownership for the Holocaust

Dr. Ben Carson is at it again. In an attempt to beat out Gov. Bobby Jindal for worst person of the week, Carson is upping the ante on the victim-blaming he directed at victims of the Oregon college shooting. Who’s to blame for their own demise this time?

The Jews, of course.

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