I’m not ordinarily Buzzfeed’s biggest fan, but this is god damn epic: [Read more…]
Trump suits: both imported AND made in America (which is apparently a funny way to spell “Indonesia”).
The rest of what’s happening: more Trump, church exodus in Norway, and mingling of Christianity and gov’t.
Here’s a bunch of stuff that didn’t make it onto the blog today, but which caught my eye anyway. The NYT editorial board published an op-ed on Trump’s tendency to breathe strength into conspiracy theories: Mr. Trump has seized on the charge that Hillary Clinton plans to win by cheating. He has said it before, [Read More…]
Matt Staver gave a talk in Pennsylvania in April, the video for which has come to light now, in which he said that Obergefell didn’t count. Why? Because his religion says otherwise. Staver takes it a step further, suggesting civil unrest is necessary to get their way: “We are coming to a place, ladies and [Read More…]
So…Sean Hannity has been advising Donald Trump: Hannity’s support for Trump has gone beyond fueling rumors that Hillary Clinton is hiding a secret illness and inviting the Republican nominee on air for frequent softball interviews, however. According to to a New York Times report out Monday, the Fox host has for months served as an [Read More…]
A Wisconsin Senator, Ron Johnson, has a new idea to cut costs on education: make students watch documentaries: U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (at right), a Wisconsin Republican in a tough re-election battle against Democrat Russ Feingold, used an appearance on Thursday to say the “higher education cartel” is raising prices and preventing reforms that would [Read More…]
Play Doh narrative on Trump isn’t wholly fair, but he should still take a hit for $100k donation to Tony Perkins.
Last week the governor of Louisiana told Donald Trump to stay away from the state so that resources weren’t diverted from recovery efforts from recent flooding. Trump ignored him to show up and help unload some supplies for literally less than a minute before leaving. Now, to be fair, the media is actually being a [Read More…]
For those unfamiliar with ol’ Flip, he was the guy who lost his mind in a garbled tirade about the Charlotte trans-friendly bathroom bill. Here he is trying to disrupt the Charlotte pride parade yesterday: Not much to say here but this: play this video in 50 years for all the Christians who are trying [Read More…]
So, we all agree that child abuse and neglect is bad and, like many bad things, we have laws in place in order to prevent. However, for some things we rightly consider abuse, in many states there are laws which declare they’re suddenly not abuse if done for religious reasons, as Pew outlines: All states [Read More…]
I teach private voice lessons at a small high school in east-central Kansas. The two teachers who run the theater program there work tightly with me, which allows me to use the school building to teach. It also makes me acutely aware of what Gov. Sam Brownback has done to the economy. Brownback’s economic policies [Read More…]
In Trump’s quest to, in his words, “hire the best people,” he’s apparently added wingnut Michele Bachmann as an adviser on foreign affairs. The Hill reports: Tea Party firebrand Michele Bachmann says she is advising Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on foreign policy. The former Minnesota congresswoman attended a fundraiser in the state for Trump [Read More…]
I saw this headline today and couldn’t believe it was true: Then I saw it popping up from news outlets I trusted and, after digging, I can confirm that it’s true: a 12-year-old boy is running a campaign office in a swing state for the Trump campaign: In one of the most important counties in [Read More…]