Islamic State declares war on Michele Bachmann

After controversial conservative Michele Bachmann urged President Barack Obama to declare war on the Islamic State, the Islamic State has declared war on Michele Bachmann.Politico reports federal law enforcement officials are taking a threat issued against Rep. Michele Bachmann by the Islamic State so seriously that Capitol Police have given the Minnesota Republican her own security detail.Officials confirmed that Bachmann received a Capitol Police security detail last week after they … [Read more...]

NC magistrate resigns rather than perform gay marriage

Claiming that marrying gay couples “would desecrate a holy Institution established by God Himself,” a North Carolina magistrate has resigned his office, because marrying a same-sex couple would violate his religious beliefs.John Kallam Jr., who served in Rockingham County, sent a letter of resignation addressed to Chief District Court Judge Fred Wilkins on Thursday.In his letter of resignation, Kallam stated “I can no longer fulfill my oath of office in good faith.” Kallam wrote: When I … [Read more...]

Senate candidate Joni Ernst: Dangerous religious extremist

Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst is a dangerous religious extremist who believes Obamacare is wrong because citizens should depend on churches, not government.Ernst was caught explaining why people should rely on churches and not government for vital social services like health care in secretly recorded comments published by Iowa Public Radio.Ernst told a group of reporters that the reason Republicans oppose Obamacare is because the job of caring for the poor is simply not the … [Read more...]

Bible Code ‘proves’ Obama is the Antichrist

Citing new Biblical “research,” Christian conservatives are once again making the argument that President Barack Obama is the Antichrist.Jonathan Wright, an “analyst” trained in the discredited “Bible Code,” recently appeared on the popular Christian program “Trunews” to make the case for Obama being the Antichrist, or at the least the harbinger of the Antichrist.Using the Bible Code as evidence, Wright told “Trunews” host Rick Wiles that Obama is either the Antichrist or the harbinger of … [Read more...]

NC magistrate refuses to perform same-sex marriage because of ‘religious beliefs’

A magistrate in a North Carolina courthouse refused to perform a same-sex marriage earlier this week, claiming doing so would violate his “religious beliefs.”According to reports, Magistrate Gary Littleton at the Pasquotank County Courthouse in Elizabeth City, N.C. refused to marry same-sex couple William Locklear and Randall Jackson.Littleton reportedly told the couple: “I won’t be performing your marriage because of my religious beliefs.” The good news is that the couple was married t … [Read more...]

Duck Dynasty quack claims ‘YOLO’ is an Atheist Conspiracy

Zach Dasher, Duck Dynasty family cousin and a Louisiana congressional candidate, claims the popular expression “YOLO” (You Only Live Once) is part of a sinister atheist conspiracy “that has brainwashed a generation.”According to Dasher, the expression “YOLO” is part of a plot conceived by atheists to convince the youth of America that they only live once, rather than “twice.” Dasher believes, in accord with his conservative Christian worldview, that you can actually live twice.BuzzFeed ex … [Read more...]

Anti-Gay Christians freak out after SCOTUS gay marriage decision

“...this represents the de facto Roe v. Wade of sodomy-based marriage” - Bryan Fischer, American Family AssociationComparing the decision to Roe v. Wade, conservative Christians are freaking out after the Supreme Court refused to hear appeals from several states challenging court decisions striking down gay marriage bans, paving the way for gays to be able to marry soon in 30 states and the District of Columbia, and effectively guaranteeing the inevitability of same-sex marriage nat … [Read more...]

Colbert mocks Jindal’s cowardly stance on evolution

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Playing dumb for the hicks: Stephen Colbert mocks Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal for pandering to ignorant conservative voters by dodging questions on evolution.Colbert went after Jindal on Tuesday's "The Colbert Report" for avoiding questions about whether he personally believes in the theory of evolution.Last week Jindal dodged questions about whether he personally believes the theory of evolution by claiming "The reality is I'm not an evolutionary biologist."What the Republican … [Read more...]