Todd Starnes is Irate About “Cultural Cleansing” of the South

Todd Starnes is all peeved at people who are bothered by symbols of the Confederacy. I just posted his ridicule of the Fort Smith school board. A review of his twitter account and recent columns leaves no doubt that Starnes believes that all the fuss is coming from the evil left (like John Kasich, Mitt Romney, and Russell Moore).Some tweets:Sherman culturally cleansed the South, too. Just ask Atlanta.— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) June 24, 2015Stalin and … [Read more...]

Todd Starnes: School Board Members Who Voted to Remove Rebel Mascot and Dixie Anthem Are Dim-witted Lefties

Add Fox News Todd Starnes to the short list (including David French and Bryan Fischer) to the list of prominent conservatives who are defending symbols of the Confederacy.In a column today, Starnes made fun of the Fort Smith, Arkansas school board for phasing out their Rebel mascot and removing Dixie as the school fight song. More precisely, the school board met as a committee of the whole and voted to make it official during an upcoming meeting. According to a notice on the district's … [Read more...]

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: then 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...]