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Ted Cruz’s Father Preaches That His Son Is An “Anointed King” Who Will Bring The “End Time Transfer Of Wealth” It’s working so far. He’s managed to transfer the wealth of a bunch of suckers to himself by standing on a giant heap of Middle Eastern Christian corpses and denouncing them as anti-semites. The Thing [Read More...]

The Principle: Bad Science, Worse Anthropology, Worstestest Theology

A Catholic scientist looks at the embarrassment that is this movie. It has its premiere this Friday at one theatre in a strip mall miles outside of Chicago, where it will be seen by the filmakers’ family and friends, perhaps some investors wanting to see where all the money they flushed down the loo went, [Read More...]

The Driscollfication of Studly Evangelicalism

…proceeds apace in the work of Imminent Disaster Visible from Space Rev. Heath Mooneyham, a pastor so obviously dangerous to follow that only Christians drinking deep of the Thing that Used to Be Conservatism could miss the flashing red lights and warning klaxons and follow him in growing numbers. As with the obviously catastrophic Marc Driscoll, [Read More...]

It’s not that Ann Coulter says vile things to get attention

(No.  I’m not linking to the latest vile thing she’s said. If you have a burning need to know, you can find it easily enough).  It’s that, unlike other people who make a living being vile, such as Jerry Springer or Opie and Anthony, she is still, at this hour, feted as a “thinker” by Fox, Talk [Read More...]

A Folk Hero of the Discernment-Free Right Consoles Grieving Parents

Joe the Plumber to Grieving UCSB Parents of Slain Kids: “Your Dead Kids Don’t Trump” My Guns [Read more...]

Cliven Bundy, Son of Liberty and Latest Right Wing Folk Hero, on the “The Negro”

Golly. Who could have predicted that the latest darling of the discernment-free right would turn out to be a racist nutjob in addition to a lawless welfare queen wrapped in a flag? Turns out “The Negro” would have been better off under slavery according to this Son of Liberty. Oh, and Bundy’s the Real Victim [Read More...]

When Glenn Beck is Now the Voice of Reason…

…you are officially crazy: Amazing to hear Catholics who should know better running around with their hair on fire and talking as though this scofflaw is somehow justified in threatening to kill people if he doesn’t get what two courts have denied him. Actually had a prolifer say, “Violating the fifth commandment? Is that all [Read More...]

The Conservative Anti-Charism of Discernment Marches On!

Continuing its tradition of using unbelievably terrible strategies to ruin good ideas. From the end of the political spectrum that brought you Defending Freedom through Torture, Protecting the Unborn by Impoverishing Unwed Moms and the ever-popular “Deficits Don’t Matter” comes this bit of brilliance: Purity Balls: Fathers Become Daughter’s Boyfriend Until Marriage To Protect Virginity [Read More...]


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