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8/26/16 @ 12:40pm
Last month, Donald Trump campaign adviser and Baptist preacher Ramiro Peña appeared on “The Jim Bakker Show” to discuss his work with the GOP presidential nominee, whom Peña sees as God’s candidate in the race. Bakker kicked things off by warning that President Obama... MORE
8/26/16 @ 4:45pm
Steve Benen @ Maddow: Maine’s LePage comes unglued after racial controversy.  Travis Gettys @ RawStory: Alex Jones seethes in rage over Clinton’s jabs: ‘They have created a fake Alex Jones!’  Tara Golshan @ Vox: Trump campaign CEO Steve Bannon repor... MORE
8/26/16 @ 4:40pm
The family feud over the fate of Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Forum is heating up.  Bryan Fischer helpfully explains that “God has not called us to be nice” because “nice people are weak.”  William Gheen says that if Trump “diverges” o... MORE
8/26/16 @ 3:10pm
Televangelist Jim Bakker, who has been warning his viewers that he is on the verge of getting shut down and thrown into jail as America collapses, told his audience last month that people are trying to kill him and other pastors simply for preaching from the Bible. “If you disagree today with... MORE
8/26/16 @ 3:06pm
Wayne Allyn Root, one of Donald Trump's most sycophantic surrogates, appeared on TheDove TV's "Focus Today" program yesterday to promote his new book, "Angry White Male: How the Donald Trump Phenomenon is Changing America—and What We Can All Do to Save the Middle Class.... MORE
8/26/16 @ 1:31pm
Back in 2014, we reported that Richard Mack, a former sheriff from Arizona who now heads the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA), had signed on to a plan to move to Navajo County, Arizona, to run for office and create what he called a “constitutional county.” H... MORE
8/26/16 @ 1:30pm
American Family Radio host Sandy Rios aired an interview today that she conducted recently with California-based pastor Jim Garlow about the New York meeting Garlow attended with Donald Trump and hundreds of the country’s most prominent Religious Right leaders. Garlow said that while Trump add... MORE
8/26/16 @ 12:35pm
During his radio broadcast yesterday, right-wing pseudo-historian David Barton said that we here at Right Wing Watch mock him for saying that Jesus opposes the minimum wage, but that is only because "it is highly unlikely that they even know what is in the Bible." Of course, it is because... MORE
8/26/16 @ 10:28am
As we have said time and time and time and time again, Bryan Fischer is a lot of things, but self-aware is not one of them, which is something he continues to demonstrate with alarming regularity on his radio program. In the latest example, Fischer declared on his show yesterday that liberals reflex... MORE
8/25/16 @ 5:34pm
Oliver Willis @ Media Matters: What Is The “Alt-Right”? A Guide To The White Nationalist Movement Now Leading Conservative Media. David Weigel @ The Washington Post: What’s the alt-right? A primer. Conor Friedersdorf @ The Atlantic: The Radical Anti-Conservatism of... MORE
8/25/16 @ 5:31pm
Paul Blair lost a runoff election for a GOP state senate nomination in Oklahoma and is not taking it well. Glenn Beck and his producers are refusing to abide by a judge's order to name their sources in the defamation lawsuit against them. Speaking of Beck, he always talks about the im... MORE