Kirk Cameron Wants to Save Christmas, but He Can’t Even Save His Own Movie

This is the actual poster for Kirk Cameron‘s movie Saving Christmas:

It’s one of those cases where you can absolutely judge a book by its cover. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a pathetic score of 9%, with one critic saying it’s “one of the least artful holiday films ever made.” There’s also this takedown, which seems to perfectly encapsulate all things Cameron:

How do you prove a horse is an animal? Because I like Sweden. That’s the style of absurd logic that happens in “Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas”…

Bad, right?

Not to worry! Cameron, desperate for whatever attention he can get, asked his Facebook fans to change the ratings… which won’t actually work since the official Rotten Tomatoes score depends purely on “approved critics.”

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Egyptian Preacher/Doctor Acquitted After 12-Year-Old Patient Died During Alleged Genital Mutilation

Last summer, a botched operation took the life of a 12-year-old Egyptian girl by the name of Sohair al-Bata’a. The man responsible has nothing to worry about professionally or legally, though.

The first doctor to be brought to trial in Egypt on charges of female genital mutilation (FGM) has been acquitted, crushing hopes that the landmark verdict would discourage Egyptian doctors from conducting the endemic practice. Raslan Fadl, a doctor and Islamic preacher in the village of Agga, northern Egypt, was acquitted of mutilating Sohair al-Bata’a in June 2013. …

Sohair’s father, Mohamed al-Bata’a, was also acquitted of responsibility. Police and health officials testified that the child’s parents had admitted taking their daughter to Fadl’s clinic for the procedure.



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Texas Board of Education Approves Textbooks That Say Moses Influenced the Writing of the Constitution

Just days after the Texas State Board of Education decided to delay a vote to approve textbooks full of revisionist history, they went ahead and voted to approve them. It was a 10-5 vote down party lines. (You can guess which party the 10 belong to.)

While some of the most egregious problems were removed from the adopted textbooks, not everything was fixed. The Texas Freedom Network points out:

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Family of Five Killed, Now “Enjoying an Even Happier Place” than Disney World

Two days ago, a family from Texas suffered a horrific tragedy when a long-planned trip to Disney World ended in a fatal car crash in Louisiana. Five members died — two parents and three of their children.

Said the mother’s stepbrother:

“En route, God had other plans as five members of our family are now enjoying an even happier place.”



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ESPN Suspends Baseball Writer Keith Law for Defending Evolution on Twitter

About a week ago, retired baseball star Curt Schilling took to Twitter to criticize, of all things, evolution:

It went on like that for a while.

One of the people responding to Schilling’s ignorant tweets was ESPN baseball writer — and therefore, Schilling’s work colleague — Keith Law:

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