Bradlee Dean says distorting history is a lie and lying is against the law. Can I make a citizen’s arrest?

In his WorldNetDaily column today, Bradlee Dean says: Friends, distorting American history is a deliberate lie, and lying is not permissible by law. Dean enters David Barton's world to make several claims about Thomas Jefferson that we cover in our book Getting Jefferson Right: Fact Checking Claims about Our Third President.  I'll note them briefly with links to the correct information. First, Dean says that Jefferson worked for religious freedom under the umbrella of Christianity. … [Read more...]

Exodus International denounces calls for gay executions

Last night, on the organization blog, Exodus International denounced recent statements by Bradlee Dean and You Can Run International regarding the morality of gay executions. The post Randy Thomas begins: I was alerted to Dr. Warren Throckmorton’s post about Bradlee Dean’s (pictured) public comments saying that Muslim countries who call for homosexuals to be killed are more “moral” than American Christians. I listened to the segment of Mr. Dean’s radio program and was shocked. Click … [Read more...]

Vilification Minnesota style: Bradlee Dean – UPDATED

Last week, the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer gave us an illustration of the verb "to vilify" by saying on his radio show, among other things, that Hitler couldn't find any straight people to work his evil, he had to find gay people to do it. He followed up with a column where he blamed homosexuality for "six millions dead Jews." I hesitated to even write that because of the horror of trivializing the holocaust, even in reporting what someone else said. However, he said it and he … [Read more...]