Right Wing Watch
3/11/14 @ 1:29pm
John Benefiel, the self-proclaimed "apostle" who was involved in Gov. Rick Perry's "The Response" prayer rally came to our attention a few years ago after we discovered videos of him proclaiming that the Statue of Liberty is a demonic idol and that homosexuality in an Illumin...
3/11/14 @ 5:34pm
Michael Keegan @ Huffington Post: CPAC: The Right-wing Woodstock or a Bad Family Reunion? Luke Brinker @ Equality Matters: What Media Outlets Should Know About The Bogus "Study" Smearing The Southern Poverty Law Center. Steve Benen @ The Maddow Blog: When facts ‘can’...
3/11/14 @ 5:31pm
A new poll shows that "sixty-one percent of Republican-leaning adults ages 18-29 say they favor" gay marriage, which ought to make Matt Barber's really start considering a third party. Ben Carson warns that gun registration might lead to martial law. Diane Gramley, president...
3/11/14 @ 4:33pm
At a public hearing today on a bill that would allow school districts to opt out of Common Core standards, a local Tea Party leader told Alabama state senators that Common Core promotes “acceptance of homosexuality, alternate lifestyles, radical feminism, abortion, illegal immigration and the...
3/11/14 @ 4:30pm
The Texas state chapter of David Lane’s extremist American Renewal Project is set to host Sen. Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott, the state attorney general and GOP gubernatorial nominee, at a “Pastors’ Policy Briefing” next month. Cruz has also addressed the group’s chapters...
3/11/14 @ 3:36pm
Phyllis Schlafly has latched onto the news from December that the Marine Corps is delaying its toughened pull-up requirement for women, part of the preparation for allowing women to serve in combat roles. The delay does not mean that the Marines have lowered the strength standard for people serving...
3/11/14 @ 3:35pm
Still riffing off the phony IRS scandal, last week Ted Cruz told American Family Radio host Sandy Rios that President Obama is using the tax agency “as the attack dogs of partisan politics to help the Obama administration to win elections.” In an amazing example of revisionist history, t...
3/11/14 @ 2:50pm
In an interview with Lars Larson last week, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) said he opposes “fixes” to Obamacare because that would preserve the health care reform law, which he wants to see postponed until it is fully repealed. Gohmert then told Larson that the Affordable Care Act will actual...
3/11/14 @ 2:19pm
Given Matt Barber’s own penchant for extremely harsh rhetoric, it’s not surprising that his newish website BarbWire has become a home for anti-gay hostility and Religious Right alarmism over the impending death of religious freedom in America. Today’s offering comes from Gina Mille...
3/11/14 @ 2:05pm
Liberty Counsel’s Matt Barber was very disillusioned with the “libertine libertarianism” and “drunken yuck monkeys” he saw at CPAC, and is made even sadder by the recent vote of an Oregon-based Republican group to back marriage equality. The right-wing activist is now t...
3/11/14 @ 12:11pm
Late last week, Don Feder of the Illinois-based World Congress of Families sent out a press release announcing that his group was “concerned about the crisis in Ukraine” and would “pray for world leaders to come together to promote peace and resolve the conflict.” The group a...
3/10/14 @ 1:00pm
Religious Right talk show host Kevin Swanson railed against the Disney film Frozen on Wednesday, accusing Disney of using the movie to turn children gay. Swanson told cohost Steve Vaughn that Satan is using the movie “to indoctrinate my 5-year-old to be a lesbian.” Swanson: Man, how m...
3/10/14 @ 3:30pm
Still reeling from the demise of Arizona’s “right-to-discriminate” bill, Michele Bachmann said last week that she is tired of gay people “bullying” her and the American people. The Minnesota congresswoman told talk show host Lars Larson in an interview at CPAC that the...
3/8/14 @ 8:15pm
And the crowd eats it up. See this and more of the best of this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at RightWingWatch.org.
Arizona Tea Party Group Defends SB 1062: 'The First Amendment Protects Only The Practice Of The Christian Faith'
2/26/14 @ 1:55pm
Bachmann: American Jews 'Sold Out Israel' To Help Obama; Bible Predicts US Will Turn Against Israel In End Times
3/4/14 @ 4:40pm
5 Tea Party Myths Debunked As Movement Marks 5 Years Of Dysfunction
2/27/14 @ 3:00pm
Tea Party Nation: Brewer's Veto Imposed 'Slavery,' Mandatory Penis Cakes For 'Homosexual Weddings'
2/27/14 @ 11:15am
Derbyshire: 'Future Of The Conservative Movement Is As A Home For White Ethnocentrism'
2/28/14 @ 4:16pm