Ted Cruz Just Gave an Unbelievably Hypocritical Answer to a Question About Church/State Separation

Earlier tonight, during a Town Hall with CNN, student Thomas Dougherty asked Ted Cruz about his stance on church/state separation.


Cruz gave a long response, so let me break it down into pieces and explain why none of it made any sense.

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A Conversation About How to Disagree Without Being a Jerk

One night last week, well after midnight, I recorded a conversation with my friend Bart Campolo. It was half podcast interview and half therapy session. (Throw in sleep deprivation on my end and it’s even more fun!)

Really interesting conversation, though. You can listen to it here. I hope you enjoy it.


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That Classic Viral Video of a Russian Girl “Flying” is Fake. Who Knew?!

Captain Disillusion debunks a classic viral video of a “flying” girl in Russia.


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Tyler Henry Says He’s a “Skeptical Psychic” Because “Anybody Can Tell You Your Loved One Loves You”

Tyler Henry is the 20-year-old “medium” whose show on E! is all about his outreach to Hollywood celebrities, helping them “connect” with their dead relatives. What makes him particularly annoying isn’t just that he believes he has a “gift” (which he doesn’t); it’s that he considers himself above other con artists. As if he’s bringing something new and refreshing to the table.

This past week, Henry spoke with actor DJ Qualls and told him he should be skeptical of other “psychics” because, you know, “anybody can tell you your loved one loves you.”

The irony was lost on him.

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The Supreme Court’s Suggested Solution in a Contraception Case Won’t Satisfy the Right

The contraception coverage case currently in front of the Supreme Court took an odd turn today when the justices asked both sides if they’d be okay with a compromise solution.

You can bet the Religious Right isn’t going to be okay with that.


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