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10/22/14 @ 12:05pm
Conservative columnist and former Reagan administration aide Douglas MacKinnon is out with a new book calling for Southern states to secede…again. While speaking yesterday with Janet Mefferd about his book, “The Secessionist States of America: The Blueprint for Creating a Traditional Va... MORE
10/22/14 @ 5:33pm
Sarah Jones @ Wall of Separation: Idaho Tall Tales: Ministers Aren't Going To Jail For Refusing To Perform Same-Sex Weddings. Jeremy Hooper: 'Rivka Edelman' responds to me via one of the most bizarre comments I've ever read. David Nir @ Daily Kos: Retiring Republican refus... MORE
10/22/14 @ 5:30pm
The American Family Association's Patrick Vaughn assures us that the AFA is not an anti-gay hate group. Meanwhile, the AFA's Bryan Fischer declares that "the homosexual agenda is the greatest threat to religious liberty we have ever faced in American history." David Bart... MORE
10/22/14 @ 3:41pm
Rep. Louie Gohmert was an in-studio guest on the "Point Of View" radio program yesterday, where he went off on a bizarre tangent about Ancient Greece in trying to make the case that allowing gays to serve in the military "is not a good idea." The Texas Republican had been railing... MORE
10/22/14 @ 3:38pm
Anti-immigrant activists William Gheen of Americans for Legal Immigration PAC and James Neighbors of Overpasses for America warned yesterday that if President Obama takes executive action to prevent the deportation of certain undocumented immigrants, they will respond with “60s era sit-ins... MORE
10/22/14 @ 3:20pm
Pastors aligned with the Religious Right are still insisting that they will be thrown in prison any day now. Today a group of Michigan pastors held a rally to declare that they are getting “ready to go to jail” if a non-discrimination bill passes the state legislature. Stacy Swimp warned... MORE
10/22/14 @ 2:29pm
As Brian has written about quite a bit, there is some strife in the ranks of birthers over the potential presidential candidacy of Texas senator and Tea Party hero Ted Cruz. Birthers believe (falsely) that President Obama was born overseas to one parent who was an American citizen and one who w... MORE
10/22/14 @ 2:16pm
Yesterday, the organization FCKH8.com released a video featuring a bunch of young girls railing against inequality and sexism while dropping lots of F-bombs in the process and Glenn Beck is predictably outraged, calling the video "despicable" and saying that the parents who allowed their d... MORE
10/22/14 @ 1:00pm
Here we go again. If Religious Right activists are to be believed, any day now the government will throw pastors in jail, have people “fined $500 a day” for reading the Bible and “start rolling out the boxcars to start hauling off Christians.” These are among the claim... MORE
10/22/14 @ 12:50pm
As if we needed more proof that Rep. Paul Broun’s likely GOP replacement in the House, Georgia pastor and activist Jody Hice, will be just as enthusiastic a Christian-nation advocate as his predecessor, we stumbled across this clip from a 2011 broadcast of Hice’s radio show in which he... MORE
10/22/14 @ 12:31pm
In an interview with Newsmax today, Rep. Steve King warned that an executive action by President Obama providing deportation relief for some undocumented immigrants living in the United States would perhaps irrevocably destroy “our constitutional republic” by turning the United States in... MORE