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5/27/15 @ 1:40pm
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum announced today that he will once again be running for president. And why not, since while he failed to clinch the Republican nomination in 2012, by coming in second place to Mitt Romney he helped resuscitate a political career that had ended with a blowout ree... MORE
5/27/15 @ 5:34pm
Dana Liebelson @ Huffington Post: This Guy Used To Run Congress. Now He's Trying To Convince Them To Stop Gay Marriage. Imani Gandy @ RH Reality Check: Is Anti-Choice Ideology Driving Malpractice Lawsuits? Byron Calhoun and the Phantom Fetal Skull. Scott Keyes @ Think Progress: Ten Ou... MORE
5/27/15 @ 5:30pm
The Iowa Religious Right group the Family Leader will not be asking GOP presidential candidates to sign its "Marriage Vow" pledge this time around, as it did in 2012. Apparently, the American Family Association needs money so that it can begin broadcasting its right-wing radio prog... MORE
5/27/15 @ 4:54pm
On his radio program today, Bryan Fischer took a call from "Bruce in Dallas, Texas" who offered up a novel solution to the problem of Islamic terrorism in the Middle East, suggesting that every time a terrorist kills or kidnaps a Christian, the U.S. government ought to shut down one mosque... MORE
5/27/15 @ 4:38pm
Alex Newman, a far-right journalist and educator, appeared on Alex Jones’ show “InfoWars” last week to speak about his new book, “Crimes of the Educators.” According to Newman, “every tyrant in all of history has understood that to control and to enslave a nation... MORE
5/27/15 @ 12:26pm
Right-wing Christian apologist and American Family Radio host Alex McFarland appeared on TheDove TV recently to explain that belief in evolution is the root cause of racism in America today. The Bible teaches that there is only one race, the human race, and that all people are made in the image of G... MORE
5/27/15 @ 12:20pm
Today on “The 700 Club,” a viewer wrote in to tell Pat Robertson that her daughter “is possessed by a demon” because “she’s in jail.” The mother told Robertson that she can’t “stand to be around” her daughter “long enough to visit her... MORE
5/27/15 @ 11:15am
No matter how many times official investigations, including a Republican-led inquiry, have debunked the claim that the military or the Obama administration issued a “stand down” order or denied support during the 2012 Benghazi attack, GOP politicians continue to push the discredited talk... MORE
5/27/15 @ 11:07am
Southern Evangelical Seminary president Richard Land was a guest on TheDove TV a few weeks ago, where he declared that America's current political leadership is a sign that God's judgment is now upon this nation. Land, who once called President Obama "a judgment of God on the United Sta... MORE
5/27/15 @ 11:00am
Musician and conservative commentator Pat Boone is outraged that Robert Gates, president of the Boy Scouts of America, recently proposed an end to the organization’s ban on adult gay members. Calling the announcement a “danger to our way of life,” Boone writes in WorldNetDaily toda... MORE
5/26/15 @ 5:33pm
Allie Jones @ Gawker: Duggar Dad's Political Platform: Incest Should Be Punishable by Death. Hemant Mehta @ Friendly Atheist: Ray Comfort: Josh Duggar Wasn’t Really a Christian When He Molested Those Girls. Carrie Levine @ Politico: Meet the Suburban Ohio Lawyer Behind the Right... MORE