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1/29/15 @ 3:25pm
Mike Huckabee stopped by American Family Association’s radio network today to denounce the Obama administration as “incapable of knowing the difference between good and evil” in the fight against extremist groups. The former governor and likely presidential candidate told Kevin McC... MORE
1/29/15 @ 3:00pm
Sandy Rios, the American Family Association’s director of governmental affairs, said today that criticism of her organization’s role in financing a Republican National Committee trip to Israel is unfounded because Israel “could not have a better ally” than the AFA … de... MORE
1/29/15 @ 2:27pm
On his "WallBuilders Live" radio broadcast today, David Barton revealed that he will be heading to Congress to lead a training session for lawmakers on how to prevent the court system from ruling in favor of marriage equality. Responding to a question from a listener on what steps Congress... MORE
1/29/15 @ 1:55pm
The Republican member of the Nebraska Board of Education who until recently ran a blog that called President Obama a “half-breed” and railed against “queers and perverts” is facing calls from his peers to resign from his post. By a 6-2 vote yesterday, Pat McPherson’s fe... MORE
1/29/15 @ 1:49pm
If “superhero” is not the word that comes to mind when you think of Rick Santorum, Ted Cruz, or Rick Perry, you clearly aren’t CPAC material. The Conservative Political Action Conference, the annual right-wing gathering hosted by the American Conservative Union, is promoting this y... MORE
1/29/15 @ 1:35pm
Whenever a Republican presidential candidate prepares to campaign in Iowa, he or she will inevitably start putting in appearances on “The Steve Deace Show.” Ben Carson recently chatted with Deace about why Congress should remove judges from office if they rule in favor of marriage equal... MORE
1/29/15 @ 1:27pm
Earlier this week, Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore sent a letter to Alabama’s governor urging him to ignore a federal court ruling striking down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage because, he wrote, “the laws of our state have always recognized the Biblical admoniti... MORE
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