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7/24/14 @ 10:47am
As Miranda noted yesterday, Jody Hice, a Religious Right activist and radio host with a long history of making outrageous statements, won a run-off election in Georgia to become the official Republican Party nominee for a seat in Congress. Hice seems to have almost completely wiped away the archives... MORE
7/24/14 @ 5:32pm
Elliot Mincberg @ Huffington Post: What Hobby Lobby Shows Us About the Supreme Court and Civil Rights Laws: Winners and Losers in the Roberts Court. ADL: Small Protests Around the U.S. Ratchet Up Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric. David Weigel @ Slate: A Congressman Signs Up for the Dinesh D’... MORE
7/24/14 @ 5:30pm
The Center for Immigration Studies is distancing itself from Stephen Steinlight after he said that being hung and drawn and quartered was too good for President Obama. Meriam Ibrahim has finally been allowed to leave Sudan. FRC prays against ENDA: "May God's people pray and arise... MORE
7/24/14 @ 4:10pm
The American Family Association is running radio advertisements holding up its “extremist” label as a badge of honor. Of course, even while boasting about its own extremism, AFA manages to twist the facts. The group claims in its ad — which ran today on American Family Radio... MORE
7/24/14 @ 3:13pm
On his radio broadcast today, Glenn Beck announced that God is calling him to go to Israel, which he will be doing in the next week or so in order to publicly take a stand with Israel and its people and ensure that "the genocidal maniacs don't get control of a Jewish state," declaring... MORE
7/24/14 @ 2:12pm
In a radio program posted online Monday, Georgia pastor Jody Hice, the GOP nominee to replace Paul Broun in the U.S. House, linked the anti-government Bundy ranch standoff to anti-gay politics, saying that the militia groups that faced off against the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada were a... MORE
7/24/14 @ 2:00pm
Todd Akin took his increasingly desperate and unintentionally comical persecution tour today to WorldNetDaily, the conservative outlet which is publishing his new book. Sitting down with WND editor Joseph Farah, Akin said he lost his race for the U.S. Senate as the result of an Alinsky-inspired cons... MORE
7/24/14 @ 1:45pm
We have watched conservatives claim again and again that they are the victims of liberal persecution, which allows them to then embark on the almost routine practice of filing a lawsuit with the help of a Religious Right legal group or making an appeal to the media, then appearing on right-wing talk... MORE
7/24/14 @ 1:11pm
Yesterday, Glenn Beck got very upset by a decision by the FAA to prohibit U.S. airlines from "flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport for a period of up to 24 hours" after a Hamas rocket hit a home approximately a mile from the airport. On his radio show, Beck bizar... MORE
7/24/14 @ 12:55pm
This week, pastor, radio host and Religious Right activist Jody Hice won the GOP primary to succeed Rep. Paul Broun in the U.S. House in Georgia’s 10th District. Now, it seems that he may be trying to brush his record of extremism under the rug. In the weeks leading up to this week's prima... MORE
7/24/14 @ 12:52pm
For right-wing advocates, big conservative wins in the Supreme Court’s recently completed term have only confirmed the importance of electing a president in 2016 who will give them more justices in the mold of Samuel Alito and John Roberts.  The Roberts and Alito nominations, and the cons... MORE