Capital Gazette (MD) Columnist: Michael Peroutka is Not a Republican

Mike Collins, columnist for the Capital Gazette, has a helpful summary of Michael Peroutka's statements which build to the conclusion that Peroutka can be called many things, but Republican is not one of them. Peroutka is running for a seat on Anne Arundel County Council, founded the theocratic Institute on the Constitution and is a member of the Southern secession group League of the South.In an odd twist, I suppose you could call him a RINO.Collins exhorts his fellow Republicans to … [Read more...]

Ken Ham Headlines Institute on the Constitution Conference

Founder of the young Earth Creation Museum Ken Ham accepted the donation of a dinosaur from Michael Peroutka's foundation in May 2014. Now Ham is going to headline an event with Peroutka and David Whitney and put on by Peroutka's Institute on the Constitution.Peroutka is a member and former board member of the League of the South; Whitney is the chaplain of the Virginia/MD chapter of the League. The League of the South advocates for the Southern states to secede to form a homeland for whites … [Read more...]

Briefs and Updates: Uganda, Scott Lively, Mars Hill Church, IOTC and Steven Sotloff

I am not surprised that Uganda's Parliament will again debate an Anti-Homosexuality Bill. The world famous bill passed Parliament late last year and was signed by President Museveni earlier this year only to be thrown out by a Ugandan court due to a procedural problem during passage.Scott Lively says he'll drop out of the MA governor's race if his tea party opponent wins the GOP nomination. Reaction from the rest of MA? Crickets.In light of Mark Driscoll's 6 week break, September's … [Read more...]

Victoria Osteen: Don’t do stuff for God (with more video spoofery)

(Scroll down for additional Osteen spoofs)This is all over social media but in case you haven't seen it, watch:Others have added additional goofiness. For instance, Mark Driscoll might just lose it:This one is almost too serious:Osteen might cause a little ruckus at the office:And (probably not) finally:All of a sudden I just feel like singing some worship music:   … [Read more...]

An Apologetics Conference That Should Apologize

To my way of thinking, this (click link) is an incoherent lineup for an apologetics conference. I don't know all of the speakers but  Eric Metaxas and John Stonestreet seem out of place with David Barton, Todd Starnes, Tim Wildmon, and Ray Moore. Put on by Alex McFarland, the Truth for a New Generation conference to be held September 5-6 should issue a disclaimer that attendance will be hazardous to your intellectual health.The Colson Center has a place in the program. One can find c … [Read more...]

Matt Chandler on White Privilege

Writing Tuesday on his church blog about the tragic shooting in Ferguson, MO, Matt Chandler validates the concept of white privilege.  The blog post is an expansion of tweets on the subject. According to the Christian Post, he also talked about the matter in his Sunday sermon.I am glad to see this and intend to discuss white privilege and stereotyping next week here on the blog.  … [Read more...]

Michael Peroutka to Speak at Northern Baltimore Co. GOP Club

Many within the GOP are turning away from Peroutka's candidacy for Anne Arundel County Council. Here is one GOP group who is bringing him in to speak.Michael Featured Speaker to Republican ClubMichael Anthony Peroutka will speak to Northern Baltimore County Republican and Civic Organization on the Christian foundation of America, and how our Biblical View is what made the people and their country exceptional. The introduction of the Pagan View into American culture is the primary cause … [Read more...]

Michael Peroutka says Institute on the Constitution led him to the League of the South

I have at times suggested that Michael Peroutka's "The American View" website (where he promotes the Institute on the Constitution) should really be called "The Confederate View."In this video, taken at the 2004 League of the South meeting, Peroutka says the Institute on the Constitution led him to embrace the League of the South.For those who say the IOTC is just teaching on the Constitution, I show them this and remind them that Peroutka has claimed that teaching the Constitution … [Read more...]


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