David Barton Says Adolescence Is Unbiblical Like…

Ted Cruz Super PAC president and history advisor David Barton has a problem with adolescence since the concept isn't in the Bible. Watch:Let's take our middle school kids and put them in the military (but no gluten free meals!). Feel safer?Let's see, what else isn't real?Airplanes. Space travel. Lanyards. America.Hard Cider. Cars. Computers. Cell phones. Celiac Disease. Antibiotics.Neuroscience. Glasses. Little League. Wednesday night church. … [Read more...]

Is Ted Cruz a Dominionist or Not?

Rob Gagnon and Edith Humphrey writing at Christianity Today say no.Gagnon and Humphrey respond mainly to John Fea's writings on the subject.I think Cruz likes to hang out with seven mountains dominionists, including his father and David Barton.What would be nice is to hear from Cruz himself. I would like to know if he agrees with his father that he is a "king" who will help bring about a great transfer wealth from the pagans to the Christians, or at least the dominionist Christians. … [Read more...]

Ted Cruz Misleads on Climate Science

A video going around Facebook again (first posted back in September 2015) shows Ted Cruz answering an impatient questioner on climate science. Cruz displayed a calm demeanor but he played loose with the facts. The questioner asked Cruz if he denies climate change. Watch:Unfortunately the questioner got in his own way at first. However, once Cruz got to answer, he claimed three things.Thirty to forty years ago, there was a group of liberals and scientists who claimed the world was … [Read more...]

Why I Won’t Vote for Ted Cruz – #NeverCruz

In this crazy GOP primary season, I have come out frequently for John Kasich although I could have lived with Marco Rubio as well. Given the available choices, a Kasich/Rubio ticket would be a pretty formidable duo to face either Clinton or Sanders in November.For me, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are non-starters. In this post, I want to outline why I can't vote for Ted Cruz.Cruz promises to deport 12 million illegal immigrantsNot only does Cruz hold a morally reprehensible policy in my … [Read more...]

David Barton and Tithing: I Wonder What’s On Ted Cruz’s Odometer?

On his Foundations of Freedom program, president of one of Ted Cruz's Super PACs David Barton told Glenn Beck that God will bless you if you tithe, including -- as an illustration -- the provision of a car that run for 200,000 miles. He seems to have a similar view of the subject as does Gateway Church pastor Robert Morris and Ted Cruz's father, Rafael. Watch this clip provided by Right Wing Watch:I would like one of the Cruz inner circle to explain how Ted Cruz can hope to be blessed … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Police Department Contradicts David Barton’s Claims About Decline in Violent Crime

Recently, David Barton told an audience that violent crime in Las Vegas has declined 75% due to the use of biblical principles by that city's police department and churches. Listen (clip courtesy of Right Wing Watch):There are so many problems with his analysis that it is hard to know where to begin. On the matter of religious schools and achievement, Barton completely ignores the fact that those who attend religious schools have been chosen to go there. The students have not been r … [Read more...]

David Barton Condemns Guilt By Association Now That Ted Cruz Is The Target

Once upon a time, Ted Cruz Super PAC head David Barton believed Marco Rubio's gay-marriage-supporting staff would cause Rubio problems with conservatives.Now that Ted Cruz is being associated with dominionists and Pentecostals by Matt Drudge, Barton now thinks guilt by association is "ridiculous." This evening, Barton was featured in a damage control piece at Cruz Net Daily: Barton condemned any use of “guilt by association” tactics on the Right, by anyone, and was equally critical of simil … [Read more...]

More Truth Stretching: Ted Cruz’s GOP Debate Claim About Obama’s Oval Office Churchill Statue

Despite numerous factual accounts of what happened to the two White House statues of Winston Churchill, Ted Cruz repeated a debunked story during Thursday's GOP presidential debate which has been around since the early days of Obama's first term. Here is what Cruz said last night: CRUZ: Of course it does. And we've seen for seven years a president that has made the presidency and has made, sadly, his administration a laughing stock in the world. This administration started with President Obama … [Read more...]


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