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1/29/15 @ 12:40pm
Last night, Rachel Maddow reported that the American Family Association has fired Bryan Fischer as its official spokesman, while letting Fischer keep his radio show on the organization’s radio network. The move apparently came as a result of growing controversy surrounding a trip to Israel for... MORE
1/29/15 @ 12:32pm
Catherine Engelbrecht, head of the “voter fraud” vigilante group True the Vote, testified this morning at a hearing on the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be U.S. attorney general. Engelbrecht discussed her claims that she was targeted by the IRS, but also criticized Attorney General Er... MORE
1/29/15 @ 11:48am
Last night it was reported that the American Family Association had finally fired the Religious Right's most notorious bigot, Bryan Fischer. While that would be welcome news, if true, the AFA has a long history of trying to salvage its own reputation by attempting to cleanse itself of Fischer... MORE
1/29/15 @ 11:19am
On Wednesday morning, a roomful of school children were herded into a congressional meeting room and required to sit through an hour and a half worth of speeches by conservative Members of Congress, including House Speaker John Boehner, Sens. Ted Cruz and Tim Scott, Chief Deputy Whip Rep. Patrick Mc... MORE
1/28/15 @ 5:32pm
John Tomasic @ The Colorado Independent: Dr. Chaps says he has filed paperwork, charity is in good standing, but questions remain. Ben Dimiero & Eric Hananoki @ Media Matters: Reagan's "Secret Cancer Cure" And Other Scams From Erick Erickson's Email List. John Wright... MORE
1/28/15 @ 5:30pm
BarbWire's Gina Miller laughably defends the American Family Association as a "peaceful Christian organization" that is being smeared with "damnable lies." Newsbusters also tries valiantly to distract from Bryan Fischer's well-documented history of unmitigated bigo... MORE
1/28/15 @ 5:00pm
Last Wednesday, likely Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson appeared on “The Andy Parks Show” to discuss a recent meeting he had with the leader of the New York Police Department Sergeants Benevolent Association. Carson told Parks that NYPD officers have completely lost faith wit... MORE
1/28/15 @ 4:59pm
The Senate Judiciary Committee held its first hearing today on Loretta Lynch’s nomination to be U.S. attorney general, which Senate Republicans mostly used as an opportunity to attack current Attorney General Eric Holder and to try to extract promises from Lynch that she would break course fro... MORE
1/28/15 @ 4:15pm
On her radio program today, the American Family Association’s Sandy Rios raised the prospect that someone in high places may be blackmailing Sen. Robert Menendez, the New Jersey Democrat who recently agreed to delay a vote on an Iran sanctions bill he is cosponsoring as nuclear negotiations co... MORE
1/28/15 @ 3:35pm
On his radio broadcast today, Bryan Fischer sought to "clarify" the remarks he made on Monday when he asserted that gay activists are driven by "the unvarnished energy of Satan himself." Laughably insisting that his liberal critics "cherry-pick" quotes from him which ar... MORE
1/28/15 @ 3:20pm
Iowa Religious Right group The Family Leader, a key player in the GOP’s first-in-the-nation caucus, has a new plan to encourage legislators in Iowa to “do what God has asked them to do.” The group is soliciting funds to purchase $100 leather-bound copies of “The Founders Bibl... MORE