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4/22/14 @ 12:15pm
Speaking on a Tea Party Unity conference call last week, Rafael Cruz said that pastors in San Antonio can be fined for preaching from the Bible, a patently false claim but part of a larger Religious Right smear campaign against the city’s non-discrimination ordinance [PDF]. The ordinance added... MORE
4/22/14 @ 5:35pm
Andrew Kaczynski @ BuzzFeed: 13 Things You Won’t Believe The Man Who Could Be North Carolina’s Next Senator Said. Daniel Strauss @ TPM: Rand Paul's Candidate Refused To Say Whether 9/11 Was Inside Job. Ian Millhiser @ Think Progress: This May Be The Most Atrocious Politica... MORE
4/22/14 @ 5:32pm
In a shocking development, a poll commissioned by the Family Research Council and America Values found "that 82 percent of Republican and Republican-leaning independents" oppose gay marriage. The Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty has lost its tax-exempt status after the IR... MORE
4/22/14 @ 4:10pm
CBN’s chief political reporter David Brody fawns over every Republican politician he meets, and a recent blog post gushes over Rand Paul’s presidential prospects. You see, Brody explains, Rand Paul sometimes wears blue jeans, and his jeans “could take him into straight into The Whi... MORE
4/22/14 @ 3:21pm
Last week, the owners of a cafe in California cooked up a pancake that, they believed, looked a lot like Jesus and Glenn Beck spent an entire segment of his radio broadcast today defending the possibility that said pancake really could be a message from God. Saying that while doesn't really beli... MORE
4/22/14 @ 2:20pm
Kevin Swanson is not happy that country singer Kacey Musgraves won album of the year at the 2014 ACM Awards, warning that the singer is pushing the destruction of America and causing demons to dance in its ashes. Swanson said on his April 10 radio program that if Musgraves had performed her song... MORE
4/22/14 @ 1:20pm
On last week’s Tea Party Unity conference call, TPU founder Rick Scarborough praised lawless rancher Cliven Bundy for giving Americans “hope and courage,” likening the rancher and allied armed militias to the colonists who fought in the American Revolution. While conceding that... MORE
4/22/14 @ 1:04pm
On yesterday's radio broadcast, Bryan Fischer took a call from a listener who was seeking advice on how he should respond to fellow Christians who had sided with his wife when the two got divorced a few years ago. Saying that his wife had engaged in adultery and then sought a divorce against his... MORE
4/22/14 @ 1:00pm
Televangelist James Robison told listeners on last week’s Tea Party Unity conference call that the country is about to witness a merger of the Religious Right and the Tea Party that will bring God’s blessing back to America. Robison said that the Tea Party doesn’t have “the n... MORE
4/22/14 @ 11:15am
WorldNetDaily today repeated long-debunked myths about the 2009 Shepard-Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Law to stoke fears about a new Hate Crimes Reporting Act introduced in the wake of the mass shooting at two Jewish centers outside of Kansas City. Barack Obama, when he was new in the Oval Office, s... MORE
4/22/14 @ 11:11am
The most fascinating aspect of Glenn Beck's nightly television program is the "behind the scenes" look that it has begun to air in the form of excerpts from the morning meetings that Beck holds with his senior staff.  The practice of filming and airing these clips began a few mont... MORE