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7/28/14 @ 4:25pm
Matt Barber’s website BarbWire has published yet another column calling on God to remove President Obama from office. Lee Duigon writes today that Americans should “pray that God cuts short the Obama presidency, and punishes all those who enabled it, and erases their foul works from the... MORE
7/28/14 @ 4:13pm
On his radio broadcast today, Bryan Fischer seized upon a story about a river in eastern China that mysteriously turned dark red over the weekend, pointing to it as evidence that the Bible can always be trusted since this is exactly what happened in the Book of Exodus. Saying that this situation is... MORE
7/28/14 @ 3:19pm
On his radio program today, Glenn Beck argued that nobody in the GOP is seriously calling for President Obama's impeachment, but Democrats and the media keep talking about it because doing so will help Obama pass immigration reform. Saying that there is not one person within the Republican Party... MORE
7/28/14 @ 2:55pm
In a 2003 interview with the Trinity Broadcasting Network, right-wing pastor Jody Hice, who is now the GOP nominee for an open U.S. House seat in Georgia, claimed that America must follow God’s law or slide down a slippery slope to catastrophe. Hice, who also told host Ben Kinchlow that Satan... MORE
7/28/14 @ 2:31pm
The anti-marriage-equality movement seems to have anointed Ryan T. Anderson as its next intellectual leader. Anderson, who is now a fellow at the Heritage Foundation, follows in the footsteps of his mentor Robert P. George and National Organization for Marriage founder Maggie Gallagher in being able... MORE
7/28/14 @ 2:15pm
In the latest blow to the ex-gay movement, GLAAD today posted an essay from ex-gay activist Yvette Cantu Schneider denouncing the movement. Schneider once spoke along with John Paulk, an ex-gay representative for Focus on the Family who also left the movement and now says he is gay, on a pan... MORE
7/28/14 @ 1:25pm
Jody Hice, the Georgia pastor and radio host who recently won the GOP nomination to succeed Paul Broun in the U.S. House, appeared on TBN’s “Praise The Lord” program in 2003 to promote his campaign to defy “judicial terrorists” by placing copies of Ten Commandments in... MORE
7/28/14 @ 1:17pm
Warren Throckmorton has dug up video of the Institute on the Constitution’s Michael Peroutka — the GOP candidate for a seat on a Maryland county council — speaking at the 2012 conference of the secessionist League of the South, and it’s a doozy. Peroutka’s ties with th... MORE
7/28/14 @ 12:25pm
In the second part of his sad, self-pitying interview with WorldNetDaily editor Joseph Farah last week, Todd Akin argued that the September 11, 2001 attacks shocked liberals into “silence,” arguing that liberals don’t believe “there are really bad people in this world... MORE
7/28/14 @ 12:23pm
BuzzFeed’s Lester Feder is out with an investigative report today on the rise of Europe’s own homegrown Religious Right. Feder cites People For the American Way’s research into funding going from American groups to the European Right — including from Alliance Defending Freedo... MORE
7/28/14 @ 12:11pm
Liberty Counsel chairman Mat Staver recently took a cruise with his wife during which they visited the ancient city of Pompeii, which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 C.E. and it made him realize that America is likewise on the verge of total destruction if it does not stop lega... MORE