Favorable review of Getting Jefferson Right

This review by Hrafnkell Haraldsson at Politicusa compares our book, Getting Jefferson Right: Fact Checking Claims about Our Third President with David Barton's The Jefferson Lies.As you will see, Haraldsson highly recommends our book. … [Read more...]

Take The Jefferson Quiz; Buy the Jefferson book

Getting Jefferson Right: Fact Checking Claims about Our Third President is now live on Amazon.One way we are getting the word out about the book is The Jefferson Quiz. Go check it out and test your Jefferson knowledge. You can see the answers and  the results of others who have taken it after you are done.Read the book on any digital device or computer you own. Click here to see how to do it.If you have any questions about the book, leave them in the comments section here or at the … [Read more...]

Baptist minister justifies child abuse

This is disgusting.(via Good as You)Things are getting crazy. Dan Savage goes off on Christians, and this "minister," Sean Harris, justifies child abuse.As tempting as it is to get into the mudslinging, cooler heads need to step up and speak truth to both extremes.The pastor is now saying he "misspoke." He is also saying he was taken out of context. This is ridiculous since his own words were quoted and available on audio. He could say he regrets … [Read more...]

David Barton will be on the Daily Show tonight

Round two between Jon Stewart and David Barton, 11pm eastern time.I imagine The Jefferson Lies will be the focus of the interview.Getting Jefferson Right should be available this week. Click the link to like it on Facebook. GJR is an eBook which will be available on Amazon.com. It carefully analyzes claim made about Jefferson using original sources, contemporary accounts and Jefferson's own words. Watch for it... … [Read more...]

Scott Lively’s defense of Holocaust revision

Scott Lively has a new blog. His first post of substance is a defense of his revision of events surrounding the Nazi's treatment of gays during WWII.There isn't much new there or of any real defense. He essentially says he's right with no response to the claims raised against him. His defense boils down to this:7. The Pink Swastika has not been “discredited” except by homosexualist reviewers, most of whom have failed to disclose their ideological conflict of interest. The few non-h … [Read more...]

Robert Spitzer apologizes to the gay community for his ex-gay study

Truth Wins Out is reporting the text of an apology delivered to Ken Zucker, editor of the Archives of Sexual Behavior:Several months ago I told you that because of my revised view of my 2001 study of reparative therapy changing sexual orientation, I was considering writing something that would acknowledge that I now judged the major critiques of the study as largely correct. After discussing my revised view of the study with Gabriel Arana, a reporter for American Prospect, and with Malcolm … [Read more...]

Don’t believe David Barton, Glenn Beck or me: Read the Jefferson Bible for yourself

Sunday and earlier today, I posted about David Barton's recent appearance on the Glenn Beck Show where Barton made claims about The Jefferson Bible.Barton said that Jefferson included miracles such as feeding the multitudes and raising the dead in his 1804 extraction from the Gospels (he didn't). The best reconstruction of the 1804 extraction can be found in a 1983 book published by the Princeton University Press and edited by Dickinson Adams, titled Jefferson's Extracts from the … [Read more...]

David Barton spins the Jefferson Lies on Glenn Beck, Part 2

Sunday, I posted video of David Barton telling Glenn Beck that Jefferson's 1804 extraction of verses from the Gospels contained miracles. Here again is the video and then the relevant transcription follows: … [Read more...]