Ergun Caner Back in the Saddle at Texas Youth Conference

Just weeks after resigning from Brewton-Parker College citing health reasons (but alleged to be for other reasons), Ergun Caner is back speaking at an Aledo, TX (David Barton's home town) church youth conference.He has some interesting things to say about people, to say the least. … [Read more...]

Quest Church to Occupy Old Mars Hill Ballard Building

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Although details are few, an announcement in church this morning indicated that Quest Church, pastored by Eugene Cho, will occupy the old Mars Hill Ballard building.An unidentified staffer indicated that a press release would come out later this week with more details. It is not clear at this time whether Quest Church will purchase the building or enter into some other kind of relationship with what is left of Mars Hill.Mars Hill Church ceased holding services on the last Sunday of … [Read more...]

Simon & Schuster Has No Plans to Publish David Barton’s The Jefferson Lies

Yesterday, I wrote about how Thomas Nelson removed David Barton's The Jefferson Lies from publication in late July, 2012. According to philosopher Jay Richards, Barton's book was investigated by Thomas Nelson and then removed from their catalog several days before anyone reported it publicly. Richards led an effort to gather information to inform Glenn Beck about the historical problems in Barton's work. Beck, along with other religious conservatives, eventually chose to ignore the evaluations … [Read more...]

The League of the South Honors John Wilkes Booth

On the League of the South website, League president Michael Hill wrote today:The League of the South looks to the present and future. However, from time to time we do look back at our past. This 14th of April will mark the 150th anniversary of John Wilkes Booth’s execution of the tyrant Abraham Lincoln. The League will, in some form or fashion, celebrate this event. We remember Booth’s diary entry: “Our country owed all her troubles to him, and God simply made me the instrument of his punis … [Read more...]

New Jersey Judge Says Gay Cure Claim is Fraud

Recognizing the position of all mental health organizations, a New Jersey judge said yesterday it is consumer fraud to claim homosexuality is a disease which can be cured.Judge Peter Barsio, Jr. wrote: It is a misrepresentation in violation of the CFA (Consumer Fraud Act), in advertising or selling conversion therapy services to describe homosexuality, not as being a normal variation of human sexuality, but as being a mental illness, disease, disorder, or equivalent. Reparative therapists … [Read more...]

Full Text of Joint Resolution to Declare War on ISIL

This afternoon the President is slated to hold a news conference regarding the declaration against ISIL.The full text from the Senate website is below. This will debated and voted on soon according to media reports. JOINT RESOLUTIONTo authorize the limited use of the United States Armed Forces against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.***Whereas the terrorist organization that has referred to itself as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and various other names (in … [Read more...]

More of the Story Behind the Demise of David Barton’s The Jefferson Lies

On his Wallbuilders show last Friday, David Barton belittled the number of Facebook followers Getting Jefferson Right has. I replied:At the end of the broadcast, the gang makes light of the number of Facebook likes the Getting Jefferson Right page has. How about another comparison with the now pulled from print The Jefferson Lies? How about comparing the number of favorable reviews from actual historians each book has?I know our book has several quality reviews posted on our book websi … [Read more...]

Brian Williams Given Six Month Suspension Without Pay

Reportedly, he makes $10+million a year so he will be able to be suspended comfortably.However, that is just the tip of this iceberg. Others are investigating his Katrina coverage (gangs and a dead body floating in the street).I doubt we'll see him back at the anchor desk.Now, when will Christians stop propping up leaders who "misremember" how their court cases turn out and whether or not the Constitution quotes the Bible verbatim? … [Read more...]


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