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12/18/14 @ 12:15pm
Rep. Michele Bachmann told the far-right outlet WorldNetDaily in an interview published today that while she is leaving Congress, she is most proud of her work opposing Obamacare, the Dodd-Frank financial industry reform, the 2009 stimulus, auto industry bailouts and TARP. Although all of those meas... MORE
12/18/14 @ 5:34pm
David Neiwert @ Hatewatch: Antigovernment Speakers Denounce Washington State Gun Law, Threaten Violent Revolt. Molly Redden @ Mother Jones: The War on Reproductive Rights Will Get a Lot Uglier Next Year. Americans United: Drop Sponsorship Of Evangelical Christian Rally, AU Tells Louisiana... MORE
12/18/14 @ 5:30pm
Perhaps declaring that "Jesus is the reason for the season" is not the best thing to say at a menorah-lighting ceremony? Phyllis Schlafly continues to warn that Ebola will cross into America over the southern border. FRC continues to pray against gay marriage: "Lord,... MORE
12/18/14 @ 4:58pm
Last week, we reported that the anti-gay, Christian nationalist organizers of a supposedly nonpolitical prayer rally that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is hosting next month had reused some materials from a similar rally hosted by Texas Gov. Rick Perry back in 2011, including a prayer guide blaming... MORE
12/18/14 @ 3:35pm
While speaking at a “God Calling” event hosted by the Greater Orlando Tea Party back in September, Sen. Ted Cruz’s father and adviser Rafael Cruz warned that “wicked” elected officials in government are bent on “legislating their immorality and cramming it down ou... MORE
12/18/14 @ 2:45pm
Despite his terrible track record, Glenn Beck is genuinely convinced that his wild predictions about the future always come true because, as he said just yesterday, he can see the future. One of the reasons that Beck is able to delude himself and his audience into believing this myth is because he r... MORE
12/18/14 @ 1:50pm
Televangelist Pat Robertson kicked off “The 700 Club” today with a joke about President Obama’s move to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, saying, “If our president had been an Indian, he would have sold Manhattan for twenty-four bucks.” Later in the show, however,... MORE
12/18/14 @ 12:55pm
After bragging about how she manages to outsmart liberals time and time again, Rep. Michele Bachmann told WorldNetDaily in a lengthy interview published today that “any normal human being” would back the Tea Party movement. “So the Tea Party I think is a very important — and... MORE
12/18/14 @ 12:27pm
Last month, the Texas State Board of Education approved a set of social studies textbooks after some disputes between Christian Right members of the board and scholars who had reviewed the texts. Although experts recruited by the Texas Freedom Network to review the proposed texts managed to convince... MORE
12/18/14 @ 11:48am
The controversy surrounding Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s prayer rally, which is scheduled to take place next month on LSU’s campus, continues to grow as some students have announced that they will protest the involvement of the rally’s chief funder, the American Family Association... MORE
12/18/14 @ 10:28am
Oath Keepers founder Steward Rhodes told a gathering of “constitutional sheriffs” last month — which also featured Rep. Steve Stockman of Texas — that federal officials eventually backed down in the standoff at the Bundy Ranch earlier this because they knew that if they didn... MORE