Peter Marshall Posts Archive
SUBMITTED BY: Peter Montgomery, Thursday 10/06/2011, 12:03pm
David Barton’s WallBuilders is tireless in pushing its “Christian nation” version of American history. Today it encourages its supporters to “Celebrate Columbus Day!” and to read John Eidsmoe’s Columbus and Cortez: Conquerors for Christ. Eidsmoe is the Christian Reconstructionist cited by Michele Bachmann as her mentor and major influence. He is also a colleague of Roy Moore, who lost his job as Chief Justice of Alabama’s Supreme Court when he refused to obey federal court orders to remove a Ten Commandments memorial he had... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Monday 03/07/2011, 4:52pm
Last year, during the debate over curriculum standards in Texas, we came across a quote from John Fea, Associate Professor of American History at Messiah College in Pennsylvania, on the way in which David Barton misuses and misrepresents history to further his Religious Right agenda: "I'm an evangelical Christian, and I think David Barton and Peter Marshall are completely out to lunch. They are not experts on social studies and history. Neither of them are trained in history. They are preachers who use the past and history as a means of promoting a political agenda in the present.... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Tuesday 08/10/2010, 4:57pm
Good As You: NOMTour in NC: Come for the free t-shirts, stay for the 'gays die before 40' claims. Texas Freedom Network: Has Peter Marshall Come Unhinged? Herescope: The Great Outpouring of Wealth. Alvin McEwen: Eleventh researcher complains that the religious right distorted his work. Paul Schmelzer @ Minnesota Independent: MSNBC’s Maddow looks into Emmer’s affiliation with anti-gay ministry. Jamison Foser @ Media Matters: WaPo "On Faith" editor called vandalism of atheist billboard "clever and relatively respectful." Chris... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Monday 01/11/2010, 11:31am
John Fea, a history professor at Messiah College in Pennsylvania, weighs in on the "expert advice" offered by people like David Barton and Peter Marshall in their effort to shape Texas' social studies curriculum - from the Austin American-Statesman: "I'm an evangelical Christian, and I think David Barton and Peter Marshall are completely out to lunch. They are not experts on social studies and history. Neither of them are trained in history. They are preachers who use the past and history as a means of promoting a political agenda in the present." MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Thursday 10/22/2009, 4:32pm
Joseph Farah says the Conservapedia Bible project is an "incredibly stupid and misguided initiative." NOM has endorsed Doug Hoffman. Mitt Romney says "the Iranian leadership is the greatest immediate threat to the world since the fall of the Soviet Union, and before that, Nazi Germany." Peter Marshall explains that he is not calling for for the "teaching the biblical foundations of a 'Christian America,' but merely the "biblical foundations of America." Finally, Rep. Michele Bachmann says that hate crimes legislation is the... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Friday 08/21/2009, 10:32am
Back in April, the Texas Freedom Network reported that the Texas State Board of Education had named both David Barton of WallBuilders and the Rev. Peter Marshall, who suggests that California wildfires and Hurricane Katrina were divine punishments for tolerance of homosexuality, to its social studies curriculum “experts” panel.When Barton and Marshall released their recommendations for changing the curriculum, they suggested, among other things, dropping mentions of both César Chavez and Thurgood Marshall."Review committees" are now putting together a draft of a... MORE >
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Thursday 04/30/2009, 11:02am
We don't pay that much attention to the ins-and-outs of goings-on regarding the Texas State Board of Education, but the Texas Freedom Network certainly does and they report this latest development:The Texas State Board of Education is set to appoint a social studies curriculum “expert” panel that includes absurdly unqualified ideologues who are hostile to public education and argue that laws and public policies should be based on their narrow interpretations of the Bible.TFN has obtained the names of “experts” appointed by far-right state board members. Those panelists... MORE >
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11/13/14 @ 2:42pm
Alex Jones Has Net Neutrality Meltdown: This Is What The Nazis Did!
11/13/14 @ 5:00pm
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11/12/14 @ 10:55am