Fact Free Fun Fact Courtesy of Eric Metaxas: A Vote for Johnson is a Vote for Clinton

Dietrich Bonhoeffer biographer and Trump supporter Eric Metaxas goes fact free today. To wit:FUN FACT: Conservatives voting for Gary Johnson are actually voting for Hillary Clinton.— Eric Metaxas (@ericmetaxas) September 15, 2016In fact, a vote for Johnson is a vote for Johnson. Furthermore, according to Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight.com, Trump benefits when Johnson is thrown into polling preferences.Overall, including third-party candidates takes about 1 percentage point … [Read more...]

Dinesh D’Souza: Putin Loves Russia and Fights for Its Interests

Yesterday, Christian right film maker Dinesh D'Souza (Hillary's America) tweeted:What @realDonaldTrump admires about Putin is the way Putin--unlike someone else we know--LOVES his country & FIGHTS for its interests— Dinesh D'Souza (@DineshDSouza) September 14, 2016The alt-right is also alt-reality and alt-morality.Make sure you read the responses to D'Souza's tweet. D'Souza is supposed to be the celebrity public intellectual but these commenters are taking him to … [Read more...]

Florida’s Commission for Independent Education Should Reconsider Life Christian University’s Exemption from Licensure

As a religious school in Florida, Life Christian University is not required to obtain a license from the FL Commission on Independent Education if the school adheres to five requirements. Each year, exempt schools must file a sworn affidavit to the Commission and if accepted, the Commission will issue an exemption letter. According to the Commission website, LCU has received a letter of exemption.Having reviewed the state requirements and LCU's website and materials, I am of the opinion that … [Read more...]

Gospel for Asia Spent Nearly $100,000 More on CEO K.P. Yohannan’s House Than Other Homes in GFA’s Complex

In 2014, when Gospel for Asia moved to the current Wills Point, TX location, staff were told they could pick out a plan to build a brand new home. Eventually, staff were charged a monthly fee to live in the complex after the homes were build. Without special permission, no deviations were allowed in the plan selected from the options offered by Altura Homes.Given K.P. Yohannan's teachings on frugal living, one might expect his home to be the most modest with very few alterations. However, in … [Read more...]

Life Christian University’s Distinguished Degree Holders Did Not Attend the School

Last week, self-styled Christian nation historian and and Donald Trump supporter David Barton crowed that he possessed an earned PhD. In a video posted to his YouTube account, Barton chastised "progressives" for saying he did not have a PhD.  In the video, Barton told viewers that he had an earned PhD but did not say where he got it. In the background, three diplomas were displayed but one of them was partially hidden behind honorary degrees from Ecclesia College and Pensacola Christian College. … [Read more...]

Todd Starnes: You Did Not Paraphrase Dietrich Bonhoeffer When You Said Not to Vote is to Vote

Fox News columnist and pundit Todd Starnes is the latest religious right figure to claim Bonhoeffer said Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act. In his speech to the Values Voter Summit yesterday, Starnes misattributed this quote to German pastor and anti-Nazi dissident Dietrich Bonhoeffer.Here are the relevant references in Starnes' speech: To paraphrase Dietrich Bonhoeffer - not to vote — is to vo … [Read more...]

David Barton: Trump Doesn’t Need to Be Deep on the Issues Because He is Using a CEO Model

From CBN News/The Brody FileThis morning, CBN's David Brody interviewed David Barton and apparently asked him about Donald Trump. Watch:On one hand, Barton admits that Trump isn't "deep on the issues." That's painfully obvious. But then he invents a new paradigm for a president - the CEO model instead of the "governmental model."Barton used Trump's bankruptcies as illustrations. He said Trump rebuilds because he puts good people around him. It doesn't seem to occur to Barton that … [Read more...]

David Barton Made His PhD Video Private and Removed It from Facebook

That didn't take long.Yesterday, I posted a link to David Barton's video defending himself against charges that he doesn't have an earned doctorate. He never named the school from which he earned the degree. However, he pointed to three diplomas, one of which was partially hidden. That mystery degree is the one he told his audience he earned. I showed evidence which leads me to believe the degree is from unaccredited Life Christian University.Today, he removed access to the YouTube … [Read more...]