Before I ship off to teach the youngsters, here’s a look at what’s going on in the world. Michele Bachmann says Trump’s immigration policies (which don’t exist) will “turn America back to god.” This will presumably be accomplished by deporting people who are near homogeneously Catholic. Trump calls Phyllis Schlafly, the woman who fought the [Read More…]
The Federal Election Commission has been put in the awkward spot of having to ask god if he exists: As part of a Federal Election Commission crackdown on fake presidential candidates (remember Deez Nuts?), officials sent a letter to the Staten Island address where God’s campaign manager apparently lives. “It has come to the attention [Read More…]
Scam artist preacher David E. Taylor claims to have raised a woman from the dead…with a text message.
You guys remember David Taylor? He’s the head of Joshua Media Ministries. He’s a megachurch pastor who, in his propaganda, looks like this: Want to know how Trump could get elected? Because a significant portion of the population thinks this shit is legit. However, in depositions about the misuse of his ministries funds, Taylor looks like [Read More…]
This post is gonna get kinda gory. You’ve been warned. Oklahoma City Police arrived at a very gruesome murder scene this last weekend: Court documents just released Monday afternoon reveal the horror officers encounteredwhen they arrived to the home Saturday afternoon. They state police found Geneva lying in the home with a large crucifix upon her [Read More…]
An Indiana woman is citing religious freedom as a defense for beating her seven-year-old with a coat hanger: An Indianapolis woman who beat her 7-year-old son with a coat hanger is citing Indiana’s religious freedom law as a defense against felony child abuse charges, saying her choice of discipline comes straight from her evangelical Christian beliefs. The woman [Read More…]
Brian Brown, head of the largely failed National Organization for Marriage, was elected president of the global social conservative network World Congress of Families. He sent out a fundraising letter last Friday that accused “liberal secularists” including the President of trying normalize pedophilia. The letter begins: All around the world, we see liberal secularists using the power [Read More…]
Last week Canada’s Education Minister released an open letter to LGBT students promising them that their rights would be respected: “You have the right to create a gay-straight alliance or a queer-straight alliance, and you have the right to name your clubs this way,” Eggen wrote. “You have the right to use the washroom that is [Read More…]
Uh oh! Once again we’re threatened with god’s wrath if we don’t subdue our common sense to make a foolish decision: Last month, pastor Ramiro Peña spoke with televangelist Jim Bakker about his role as an adviser to Donald Trump, warning that if Trump isn’t elected president in November, God will judge America for failing to [Read More…]
While maternal deaths around the world are decreasing, in the United States, a developed nation, they’re actually going up: The good news is that maternal mortality rates are declining worldwide. The bad news? The situation for women in the United States is a glaring exception. And in Texas, where clinics serving women have shuttered and [Read More…]
The rest of what’s going on: Catholic hospitals, Spongebob Squarepants, and convictions for assaulting gay people.
Here’s all the stuff that didn’t make the blog today. The majority of Americans who have left religion claim science as the reason. This is why religion is having a difficult time in the information age. Trump’s campaign CEO, Steve Bannon, is registered to vote at a vacant address in Florida, a key swing state. [Read More…]