David Barton Posts Archive
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Thursday 01/14/2016, 2:02pm
Right-wing psuedo-historian and Republican political operative David Barton recently released an 18-part DVD series called "Foundations of Freedom" that features Barton and various guests explaining everything from "the formation of American law and the judicial system to biblically-based economics, science, government [and how] our Founding Fathers used the Bible as a blueprint for America’s freedoms." Among the guests featured in the series is Michele Bachmann, who was still a member of Congress at the time of filming, and who, in an episode that recently aired on... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Wednesday 01/13/2016, 6:50pm
Daniel Drezner @ WaPo: Anatomy of a moment in macho foreign policy posturing. Kira Lerner @ Think Progress: Ted Cruz Gave A Preview Of His State Of The Union In 2018. And It’s Wild. Daniel Angster @ Media Matters: Cruz Surrogate Steve Deace Hypes Conspiracy Theory That Obama Will Not Give Up Presidency After His Term. Randall J. Stephens @ Religion Dispatches: “Religious Liberty” And The Origins Of The Evangelical Persecution Complex. Jon Green @ America Blog: Kim Davis wasn’t the only crusader for Christian... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Tuesday 01/12/2016, 4:26pm
Right-wing pseudo-historian and David Barton, who also leads one of the Keeping the Promise Super-PACs backing Ted Cruz, appeared on Glenn Beck's radio program today to promote the republication of his book "The Jefferson Lies" by the fringe website WorldNetDaily after it was yanked from shelves by its previous publisher back in 2012 due to its inaccuracies. Barton used the opportunity to explain that Thomas Jefferson "came out very clearly" against LGBT rights because they violate the the law of nature and the Bible. "He actually introduced a bill that said... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Monday 01/11/2016, 6:32pm
PFAW: New Report Examines Supreme Court’s Ideological Agenda for Corporations and Unions. Joe Jervis: Harlem Hate Pastor Announces 40 Days Of Fasting & Prayer: Ask God To Make Trump Our President. Rachel Perclay @ Media Matters: What Reporters Should Know About Ted Cruz's Evangelical Hype Man. Peter Montgomery @ The Huffington Post: Ted Cruz's Christian-Nation Candidacy. David Edwards @ Raw Story: Televangelist Jim Bakker: Extreme weather patterns are the ‘spirit of ISIS’ in America. Warren Throckmorton: David... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Wednesday 01/06/2016, 6:34pm
Michael Keegan @ Huffington Post: The Deafening Silence of the GOP Contenders on Trump's Ad. Betsy Woodruff @ The Daily Beast: Ted Cruz’s Dad: The GOP’s New Mythical Hero Steve Benen @ The Maddow Blog: A new kind of Birtherism for the 2016 campaign. Ian Millhiser @ Think Progress: The Most Chilling Political Appointment That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of. Jon Nicosia @ Mediaite: Gun Store Owner Who Gave Trump a Rifle Has Armed Standoff with CNN Hosts. Warren Throckmorton: David Barton Tells Listeners Virginia Law Kept Slave Owners from... MORE >
Cruz Virginia Campaign Leader Rails Against 'Socialized Education System' And Homosexuality's 'Prevention Of The Seed'
SUBMITTED BY: Miranda Blue, Wednesday 01/06/2016, 11:36am
Every year, Republican activist and Religious Right pseudo-historian David Barton gathers conservative state legislators at a “ProFamily Legislator’s Conference” to learn about model legislation along with “current public policy issues in a manner that honors our Judeo-Christian heritage and the vision of our Founding Fathers.” At last year's conference in November, one of the speakers at Barton’s conference was Cynthia Dunbar, a former member of the Texas State Board of Education who has admitted that her goal on the board was to correct a “... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Monday 01/04/2016, 6:33pm
Betsy Woodruff @ The Daily Beast: Inside the Anti-Gay Church That Loves Kim Davis and Ted Cruz. Jim Dalrymple II @ BuzzFeed: You Need To Understand Mormonism If You Want To Understand The Oregon Standoff. Julie Alderman @ Media Matters: Fox Promotes Conspiracy Theorist Who Threatened Sexual Violence Against Hillary Clinton As Militia Spokesperson. Sarah Posner @ Religion Dispatches: Cruz and the Evangelical Illusion. Steve Benen @ The Maddow Blog: Carson picks new team following behind-the-scenes chaos. Warren Throckmorton: A Challenge to WND and David... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Miranda Blue, Wednesday 12/30/2015, 5:14pm
Sen. Ted Cruz headed to his home state of Texas this week to court prominent Christian conservative leaders in his effort to cement Religious Right support going into the GOP presidential primary. The gathering, which was held at the ranch of social conservative mega-donors Farris and Dan Wilks and organized in part by conservative activist and pro-Cruz super PAC head David Barton, drew 300 guests, the Washington Post reported, overflowing the Wilks’ home. The Post reports that among the guests were John Hagee, the controversial pastor whose endorsement John McCain was... MORE >
Janet Porter: God Will Hold You Accountable For Not Voting For Trump
8/22/16 @ 10:58am
Alex Jones: Hillary Clinton And Jimmy Kimmel Are Trying To Kill Me!
8/29/16 @ 5:05pm
Lance Wallnau: Trump's Wall 'Isn't About Mexico,' It's About Biblical Prophecy
8/19/16 @ 3:57pm
Trump Supporter Tells Glenn Beck That If Trump Doesn't Build A Wall, 'We're Going To Come After Him Personally'
8/24/16 @ 2:09pm
Family Security Matters: 'Muslim DNA' Makes Olympic Fencer Prone To 'Attacking Others With Knives'
8/18/16 @ 12:46pm