Saturday Sound Bites: Todd Starnes, Female Researchers Told to Get a Man, Prepare for the Jump to Hyperspace

Three items that caught my eye:Left and right unite to mock Todd Starnes for Baltimore comments - Mediaite has a smattering of tweets from conservative and liberal commenters about Todd Starnes attacks on Maryland's state attorney Marilyn Mosby. After an investigation of the death of Freddie Gray, Mosby found that his death was a homicide. Starnes was apoplectic at the news which drew comments from the right and the left. Starnes really would be a better fit for World Net Daily or One News … [Read more...]

At Least One Fan Of Todd Starnes Is Not Happy With Alan Noble

Recently, fellow Patheos blogger Alan Noble wrote a post at Christ and Pop Culture titled, Todd Starnes Sold Us A War On Christianity. We Bought It. It has created a bit of a fuss among fans of Starnes, leading to, among other things, this love tweet from radio talk show host, Kevin McCullough:https://twitter.com/KMCRadio/status/420247903458709504and thenhttps://twitter.com/KMCRadio/status/420270694648139776This tweet was directed to Mediaite editor Andrew Kirell who posted this … [Read more...]

Todd Starnes and the Pentagon Still Not Together on the Facts

Yesterday, Todd Starnes continued to make his case that the military is hostile to Christianity. He cited a couple of lawmakers who believe as he does and again cited the case of the Air Force officer who allegedly was asked to remove a Bible from his desk. Despite the fact that the Air Force issued a statement which indicates that religious materials may be visible on a desk, Starnes continues to focus only on information that supports his claims.In his column, he repeated another … [Read more...]

On the Military and Religious Proselytizing: Military Spokesman’s Original Comments Used Out of Context

On April 30, Todd Starnes cited Lt. Cmdr. Nate Christensen on military policy regarding religious proselytizing:The Pentagon confirmed to Fox News that Christian evangelism is against regulations.“Religious proselytization is not permitted within the Department of Defense, LCDR Nate Christensen said in a written statement. He declined to say if any chaplains or service members had been prosecuted for such an offense.“Court martials and non-judicial punishments are decided on a cas … [Read more...]


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