Troll level: Expert: ‘Jesus is Muslim’ billboards drive Christians crazy

Controversial billboards in Ohio reading "Jesus is Muslim" are driving some Christians crazy, and drawing protests from local Christians who say Muslims are "hijacking" the name of Jesus. Right Wing Watch reports a group of passionate Christians turned out in Columbus, Ohio, this weekend to rail against "the evil spirit of Islam" by declaring that America "is the Lord's house," and calling the billboards "slander" and "blasphemy." "Although we support the Islamic community's right to free … [Read more...]

Nerd Power: Wil Wheaton’s awesome advice to a bullied little girl goes viral

Wil Wheaton, who played Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation, offers a profound and eloquent response to a little girl’s question about being bullied for being a nerd. During a panel discussion at Denver's Comic Con last June a little girl asked Wheaton “When you were a kid, were you called a nerd and how did you deal with it?” Wheaton’s awesome response to the poignant question went viral over the weekend. The following is an excerpt from that response:When I was a little boy … [Read more...]

Funny: Louis CK denies heaven, insults atheists, suggests God is a homicidal maniac

In a blasphemous but hilarious Saturday Night Live monologue, Louis CK denies heaven, insults atheists, and suggests God is a homicidal maniac. On his second run as an SNL host, Louis CK asked the existential question: if God is known as “Our Father,” then where the hell is “Our Mother”? “Where is our mom? Where’s our mom?” he wondered. “What did he do to our mom? Someone’s gotta check the trunk of God’s car for poison and rope.” Or, he theorized, the Holy Mom is alive but they divorced. “Mayb … [Read more...]

Twitter rant: Donald Trump links autism and vaccines – again


Donald Trump is once again using his celebrity status to misinform the public and promote the thoroughly debunked theory that vaccines cause autism. Earlier this week the Celebrity Apprentice host and real estate mogul took to twitter to suggest that high dosage vaccinations are responsible for autism. Trump wrote on Twitter:"Healthy young child goes to doctor, gets pumped with massive shot of many vaccines, and doesn't feel good and changes - AUTISM. Many such cases!"Apparently … [Read more...]

No woo: Wikipedia rejects holistic healing because science

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Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales responds to a petition promoting alternative medicine by declaring Wikipedia will not pretend the work of “lunatic charlatans” is equivalent to true scientific discourse. The petition asks Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, to “Create and enforce new policies that allow for true scientific discourse about holistic approaches to healing.” The petition goes on to claim: “Wikipedia is widely used and trusted. Unfortunately, much of the information related to … [Read more...]

Christian extremists want Bill Maher punished for blasphemy

Some Christian extremists are advocating for the reinstatement of blasphemy laws in order to punish Bill Maher for his recent remarks describing God as “a psychotic mass murderer” and a baby killing tyrant. Right Wing Watch reports a new column posted on Matt Barber's BarbWire website suggests Maher be publicly whipped and physically punished for the so-called blasphemous remarks he made on the March 15 episode of his HBO series Real Time. In a post entitled "Bill-Asphemy: Does Maher Deserve A … [Read more...]

Family Values? ‘Frothy’ Rick Santorum in business with adult anime creator

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Failed presidential candidate and wannabe movie mogul Rick “Frothy” Santorum has a smutty anime secret - his "faith-based film studio" is backed and managed by a major player in the production and distribution of adult anime content. Currently “Frothy” Rick Santorum is the CEO of EchoLight Studios, a Texas-based production company focused on making “family-friendly, wholesome, Christ-centered entertainment.” Santorum’s manager and backer at EchoLight Studios turns out to be Gen Fukunaga, an expe … [Read more...]

Grandstanding county commissioner defies court order with Christian prayer

In an obnoxious display of Christian arrogance, a grandstanding county commissioner in Maryland violated a court order and the spirit of the U.S. Constitution by opening a budget meeting with a Christian prayer. According to a report issued by the Carroll County Times, Carroll County Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier opened up Thursday morning's board of commissioners budget meeting with references to Jesus Christ, despite a federal judge's preliminary injunction ordering the board to stop … [Read more...]