Michele Bachmann Contemplates the Privilege of Seeing End Times Unfold

Former congresswoman and one time presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann (remember her?) joined conservative talk show host Jan Markell to discuss, among other things, how bombing Iran would be “one of the greatest acts of peace,” if not for how President Obama‘s attempts at diplomacy are instead ushering in a nuclear apocalypse and end times. Oh, and we should all be celebrating that fact.

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“You Don’t Have to Bite My Head Off!”

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Catholics in Kenya Oppose Polio Vaccine for Unscientific Reasons

An article from NPR notes that Africa has hit the one year mark for being polio free. This great news, however, is followed by a troubling report from Kenya — that Catholic bishops and doctors there are opposing some of the very efforts that have made this milestone possible.


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New White House Rules Would Prevent Religious Charities from Preaching with Taxpayer Money

One of the problems with President Obama‘s Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships is that it helps the government give money to religious groups that do charity work (1) even if they proselytize along the way and (2) even if they discriminate against LGBT people in their hiring.

The latter issue is still a source of controversy, but there may finally be a fix for the former.

Last week, director Melissa Rogers (below) announced a proposed rule change affecting nine different federal agencies (out of the 14 that partner with her office). The new rule would prevent grant-receiving groups from preaching while using taxpayer funds:

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Christian Bigot Mat Staver: The Boy Scouts Are Now “a Playground for Pedophiles”

Now that the Boy Scouts of America has rescinded the ban on gay leaders, some Christians are freaking out about all the implications. But it wouldn’t be the first time they make a big deal about a problem that exists entirely in their imaginations.

On the “Faith and Freedom” radio show today, Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver made clear that inviting gay scout leaders would inevitably lead to child molestation:

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