Rep. Jim Bridenstine responds to “Obama should be executed” with “Obama is kind of lawless, isn’t he?”

Sometimes the proper reaction to something is “Ma’am, what you just said could only be the depraved ramblings of a lunatic mind.  You don’t need to be voting, you need either education or help.”  Here is one such example from an elderly lady at a rally for Rep. Jim Bridenstine: “Obama, he’s not president, as [Read More...]

Linda Harvey: being gay is like being anorexic.

Mission America’s Linda Harvey gave an interview to the ironically named American Family Associan’s radio show the other day where she compared homosexuality (which the American Psychological Association considers to be a perfectly normal facet of human psychology) to anorexia (which the American Psychological Association considers to be a psychological disorder).  This is akin to [Read More...]

Xenophobic reaction to Coke’s multi-cultural Superbowl commerical.

So Coke had a Superbowl ad in which the song “America the Beautiful” was sung in multiple languages, suggesting that America was a welcoming home to people of all cultures – a melting pot, if you will.  Well, a bunch of people descended from immigrants decided to express their outrage over this.  America, it turns [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: dog testing new baby.

A new baby came home and this dog gives it a quick test followed quickly by tacit approval. [Read more...]

Your morning happiness: best highlight vid ever.

All of Michaelyn’s classes were cancelled today, so it looks like I get to spend the day watching Community with her.  :D But here’s some quick happiness.  Tyler Self is a walk-on basketball player at KU who has made, I think, two shots in his career.  Still, someone made a highlight video of him. Have [Read More...]

Creationism is Better than Evolution

At least, that’s what at least one 7th grade social studies teacher at the Lakewood Middle School in North Little Rock, Arkansas, has spent three days teaching her class. Want proof? Examine the Power Point that went along with her lecture. It’s full of misrepresentations and bad science. This same school last year was the [Read More...]

The voucher system applied to other government responsibilities.

If the voucher system used to divert taxpayer money to religious schools were applied to other things, what would it look like?  Probably like this: [Read more...]

Fischer: parenting by gay parents is a form of child abuse.

Bryan Fischer didn’t like the gay weddings at the Grammys.  He had this to say of them: “If you care about children,” Fischer said, “this thing ought to appall you because gay marriage is bad for children. In fact, same-sex parenting – I’m going to be very direct here – same-sex parenting is a form [Read More...]

Seth Andrews gives us a video that will make you facepalm.

It made me facepalm. [Read more...]

Your morning happiness: WHAT ARE YOU THINGS???

It’s going to be a really light day of posting for me.  Last night my health took a turn for the worse, but I’m better this morning.  Still, gonna just take it slow today.  Have committed to going to the doctor in a few days if things don’t get better. On that note, have a [Read More...]

South Dakota Representative thinks religion should grant immunity from discrimination laws.

Gay marriage has come to South Carolina, which means gay couples are needing things like cakes, wedding halls, and flowers.  But one man, the ironically named Rep Steven Hickey, thinks businesses should be able to discriminate against gay couples if their religion tells them they should. The sponsor of a South Dakota bill that would [Read More...]

The decline of religion in the last 60 years is the greatest in history.

Via Religion News: Religiosity in the United States is in the midst of what might be called ‘The Great Decline.’ Previous declines in religion pale in comparison. Over the past fifteen years, the drop in religiosity has been twice as great as the decline of the 1960s and 1970s. How do we track this massive [Read More...]

“Patriots” to descend on Washington to demand the resignation of the President in a flood of impotence.

Oh no!  Now we’re in for it.  Did you not hear?  Almost two million…*ahem*…patriots are going to descend on Washington and demand the resignation of all the rightfully elected leaders they don’t like! Harry Riley has a dream. On the morning of May 16, somewhere between 10 and 30 million (estimates vary) God-fearing patriots will [Read More...]

American Atheists pointing billboard at Super Bowl viewers.

American Atheists is at it again.  This time they’re putting up a billboard telling the plain and obvious truth to Super Bowl fans. According to the press release in my inbox: On Wednesday, American Atheists launched a new billboard near Metlife Stadium that appeals to football fans with a dig at prayer. It is believed [Read More...]