Leftovers

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/24/14

  • Self-proclaimed civility champion Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel claims LGBT rights supporters are doing “the bidding of the Devil” and waging a “spiritual assault on all of us who are made in the image of God.”
  • Eagle Forum founder Phyllis Schlafly is pretty sure that climate change is a “conspiracy” manufactured by scientists hoping to crash the U.S. economy.
  • Larry Klayman has some helpful advice regarding the Washington Redskins name controversy: “Obama surely knows best about offending a sizable group of people. Maybe he should change his middle name, Hussein, since it dredges up memories of Saddam Hussein, among other thoughts.”

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/23/14

  • Phil Robertson continues to display his love for the gays: "I'm trying to help those poor souls and turn them to Jesus."
  • Glenn Beck is beginning to have deep misgivings about Rand Paul.
  • Joseph Farah declares that if Hillary Clinton becomes president, she will "eliminate the First Amendment and the Second Amendment in one fell swoop" because "she’s every bit as un-American and evil as Barack Obama."
  • Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death for refusing to convert to Islam, has been freed.
  • Finally, Robert Knight says he used to be a liberal but then turned toward conservatism. Why? "In my formative years I also noticed that many leftist men, who supposedly bought into feminism, treated women badly. Their idea of being a gentleman was making sure someone — preferably not them — paid for the girl’s abortion while they scored a bag of weed."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/20/14

  • World Magazine laughably claims that there were ten thousand people at yesterday's March for Marriage.
  • While attending yesterday's march, Rick Santorum declared that "supporters of traditional marriage 'need to fight back' against the current momentum of the same-sex marriage legalization movement."
  • Lee Duigon, writing for BarbWire, says of gay activists that "like Satan himself, they want the man’s soul."
  • Peter LaBarbera is pleading not guilty to a charge of "mischief" after being arrested in Canada in April.
  • Accuracy in Academia is launching Conservative University. The first class is "Sex, Lies & Women’s Studies."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/19/14

  • Today was not a good day for Perry’s fellow Republican governors and likely presidential candidates Chris Christie and Scott Walker.
  • Liberty Counsel is livid that President Obama is appointing judges to the federal bench, openly gay ones in particular.
  • Lastly, Glenn Beck weighs in on the Washington Redskins name controversy: “If Congress only pays attention to football teams, then maybe we should name them the Washington Benghazis?”

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/18/14

  • Rick Joyner laughably insists that "the Tea Party consists mostly of moderates. They are now considered extremists because of propaganda and because the nation has been pushed so far to the left that they seem extreme. However, in general, the Tea Party is mostly moderate."
  • In case you need them, here are "5 Reasons Why Christians Should Rally Behind the Candidacy of Ben Carson."
  • Dr. Ravi Zacharias is releasing a graphic novel entitled "The Lamb and the Fuhrer" in which Jesus and Hitler have a conversation.
  • CWA’s Mario Diaz says Obama’s nondiscrimination order was "dictator-like" and meant to "divide and demonize people of faith."
  • BarbWire's Jeff Allen does not believe there is a difference between same-sex pedophilia and male homosexuality.
  • Finally, Glenn Beck reacted to the news that the US Patent Office had cancelled the Washington Redskins' trademark by declaring that "this isn’t America anymore."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/17/14

  • Rep. Sam Johnson of Texas says that President Obama's "egregious violations of our cherished freedom of religion reminds me of the infamous Hanoi Hilton."
  • "Mark my words": Rob Cunningham is positive that progressives will turn on President Obama and allow him to be impeached for his various crimes.
  • Gordon Klingenschmitt says that even if marijuana become legal nationwide, God opposes it and people will be held accountable for using it.
  • Apparently, the constitutional right to counsel is not something that Joseph Farah understands.
  • In August, FRC will host a discussion on "Putting the Bible and Prayer Back in the Public Schools."
  • Finally, we're not even going to bother debunking this because it is obviously absurd: "2% of all active homosexuals experience 80% of all STD's."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/16/14

  • Steve Kern, husband of bigoted anti-gay Oklahoma legislator Sally Kern, is seeking to join her in the state legislature and shares her views: "They were true in the sense that the (gay) agenda was more stealthy than the terrorists' agenda."
  • Todd Starnes' terrible book has received the coveted endorsement of Phil Robertson.
  • Chuck Baldwin declares that "the fact is, when one examines the political bents of recent mass killers, he or she will find that the majority of them have come from left-wing communities and ideologies."
  • Obviously, the current crisis in Iraq is a sign of the End Times.
  • "Coach" Dave Daubenmire is sick of the "race barkers."
  • Finally, Bryan Fischer says that parents who disapprove of their gay daughter's lifestyle should still attend her wedding because it is important to her. Bryan Fischer said that. Seriously.

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/13/14

  • Glenn Beck says that he is "in the final phase of a massive transformation."
  • Dinesh D’Souza is now making a film about Hillary Clinton, so that ought to be enlightening.
  • Robert Gagnon will speak at the Family Research Council on "the myth that we have radically new knowledge today about homosexuality that allows us to discount the biblical witness on homosexual practice."
  • Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, is deeply sorry for allowing a Muslim student to enroll.
  • Finally, BarbWire's Jeff Allen declares that "it’s high time, though, that we stopped giving homosexual’s an excuse for their personally destructive and socially dangerous disease-spreading behavior."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/12/14

  • Wisconsin Republican Glenn Grothman wants to stop his state from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples: “Our country is declining on an almost daily basis. The Office of Vital Records has no business participating in legitimizing illegal and immoral marriages.”
  • Televangelist Rick Joyner likens David Brat to the “greatest prophets” who arose “when ancient Israel fell into its deepest debauchery.”
  • Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel pledges to “re-deliver” his group’s “petition to ‘Impeach Barack Obama, our lawless President’ to key members of Congress.”
  • American Family Association spokesman Bryan Fischer demands that the U.S. stop helping Muslim-majority countries until their citizens convert to Christianity.
  • Os Hillman explains why he thinks the Obama presidency is part of God’s judgment on America.

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/11/14

  • Linda Harvey warns that "more 'gay pride' means less freedom."
  • Jennifer Roback Morse is working on "a plan that recruits and trains large numbers of motivated people to create a mass social movement for social change."
  • Glenn Beck says Dave Brat's victory over Eric Cantor "is a return to common sense."
  • Chris McDaniel has now made four appearances on Bryan Fischer's radio program since October.
  • Finally, AFA President Tim Wildmon declares that "straight America is scared to death of offending or potentially offending gay, lesbian and transgender people and their powerful movement. It's really embarrassing to watch."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/10/14

  • Rick Santorum's movie studio and the American Family Association have teamed up to make a movie about "the erosion of America's religious freedoms."
  • FRC's Connor Headrick explains "Why It's OK to Let the Bible Guide Your Politics."
  • Gordon Klingenschmitt wants a future president to reinstate Don't Ask, Don't Tell: "When they repealed don't ask, don't tell, they technically went back to the older policy where the commander-in-chief has the power to make that decision. So if a commander-in-chief were courageous, he could issue an executive order and return to the 1980s' ban when homosexuality was absolutely outlawed under the UCMJ. So it would not take an act of Congress – just one courageous president."
  • Lloyd Marcus, Chairman of Conservative Campaign Committee, says that "because Obama is black, Americans suffer and die."
  • Finally, a typically smart point from Cal Beisner of the Cornwall Alliance: "The hypocrisy of those who supported the EPA's efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants in the name of children's health while supporting members of Congress who support abortion on demand is palpable and disgusting."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/9/14

  • Matt Barber wants President Obama impeached for treason and he wants it done now!
  • Austin Ruse is upset that nobody will cover Robert Reilly's new anti-gay book.
  • Rick Santorum has been added to the line-up for NOM's "March for Marriage."
  • People are apparently very eager to have their photo taken with David Barton and Ted Cruz.
  • Lee Duigon warns that "the 'transgender' movement is picking up steam. Its purpose is to cut us off from God."
  • Finally, "Coach" Dave Daubenmire says the only thing that prevented BLM agents from killing the people at the Bundy Ranch was the fact that the protesters had cell phones and weapons.

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/6/14

  • The Texas Eagle Forum had quite the line-up for its "Patriotic Banquet at the 2014 GOP Convention" with Ted Cruz, David Barton, and Tom DeLay all speaking.
  • Listening to anti-gay activists continually insist that "it was through a terrible misuse of the Bible that the African slave trade was sanctioned" is getting really tiresome.
  • Matt Walsh is outraged by "transgendered toddlers," saying it's "A tragedy. A tragedy of nonsense. Horrible, abusive, pathetic, sad, bizarre, tragic nonsense."
  • Watching the Religious Right frame efforts to control the amount of money in politics as a repeal of the Bill of Rights is fascinating.
  • Finally, a flag that flew upon one of the ships during D-Day sold at auction yesterday for $350,000 ... to Glenn Beck.

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/5/14

  • This is the actual title of a Washington Times editorial: "Taxpayers to pay for tranny grannies."
  • Deacon Keith Fournier thinks that "maybe Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty should run for president."
  • James Robison says "you can kiss freedom in America goodbye unless those who say they know and love God stand together against the forces of deception and destruction."
  • Tony Perkins and Rafael Cruz are going to be honored at Vision America's "Heroes Of Faith Gala."
  • Jerry Boykin has already concluded that Bowe Bergdahl "needs to spend the rest of his life in prison at a minimum.”
  • Finally, Bryan Fischer explains, once again, "why President Obama is a fascist."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/4/14

  • Bryan Fischer flatly declares that "Bowe Bergdahl deserves to die for what he has done."
  • Tony Perkins is a class act: "Taxpayer-funded sex changes: They aren't just for traitors and illegal immigrants anymore!"
  • Rob Schenck calls on Evangelical leaders to speak out against gun violence, saying "while I appreciate so much of what the NRA has done historically, it is not playing a constructive role in this situation."
  • We have no idea what this "Unite to Restore America As One Nation Under God Event" is going to be, but Cindy Jacobs is involved, so we'll be sure to watch.
  • Linda Harvey lays out the "12 Ways Homosexual Adults Endanger Children."
  • Gordon Klingenschmitt says that everyone remembers "when those terrorists from Afghanistan" carried out the 9/11 attacks. We'd like to point out that none of the hijackers were from Afghanistan.
  • Finally, Focus on the Family's Glenn Stanton says that gay relationships are not at all like straight relationships: "[I]t is difficult to say with honesty that serious gay and lesbian relationships are just like heterosexual relationships."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/3/14

  • Opponents of an Islamic Center in Tennessee have lost their effort to shut it down after the Supreme Court refused to hear their case.
  • Bryan Fischer awaits the day the American people "reach their threshold of tolerance for unlawful behavior from our chief executive and simply insist that the constitutional remedy of impeachment be pursued."
  • Mychal Massie analyzes the president: "Obama is a man on the ropes. He is coming more unhinged. Only a person with deep-seated emotional instability makes the public displays he does. Only a person teetering on the brink of emotional collapse continues to make fallacious statements and then attempts to downplay them by claiming even greater lies."
  • Bill Muehlenberg is sick of the "spineless wonders" who "will not lift a finger or say a word about all the evil exploding all around us."
  • Finally, the latest voter mobilization effort from the Religious Right group United In Purpose is "Project 75" which seeks to "get pastors across the America to get 75% of their congregation educated in the Biblical worldview and voting accordingly on Election Day."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 6/2/14

  • Bryan Fischer says that "the leaders of the Gay Gestapo have become our new slave masters."
  • Of course Allen West, who was voted out of office after just one term in Congress, is considering a run for the White House.
  • On June 6, right-wing Christian activists will unleash a "prayer storm" to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day: "Those with spiritual discernment see that we are facing a spiritual battle against evil in our nations today every bit as real as WWII. Moral depravity, apostasy, and other anti-Christian attacks reflect the creeping human secularist agenda that seeks to remove the gift of Liberty that Jesus' blood gave to all humanity."
  • As part of the 2014 Pastors & Patriot’s initiative, Mat Staver announces that Liberty Counsel will be "hosting pastors and wives meetings (usually a luncheon) in the critical 'swing states' of our country. The remarkable luncheon media presentation will feature nationally recognized Christian leaders such as Governor Mike Huckabee, Historian David Barton, Evangelist James Robison, myself, and many, many more."
  • Finally, Matt Barber warns that "pornography use leads to death" and "pornography use is demonic."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 5/30/14

  • Like Newt Gingrich before him, Dinesh D'Souza was just so focused on saving America that he ended up having an affair.
  • Lee Duigon declares that "the abrupt removal of some millions of Christian children from the anti-Christian public schools would please God and show the world that we mean business."
  • Tim Macy, Vice Chairman of Gun Owners of America, responds to Richard Martinez, father of Christopher Michaels-Martinez who was killed by Elliot Rodger: "[I]f you don’t want the means to defend yourself, your home and family, don’t buy it. But PLEASE quit trying to impose your bad decisions on me and my family and all of America."
  • Today, Chris McDaniel made his third appearance on Bryan Fischer radio show in the last year.
  • Finally, speaking of Fischer, he reacted to the resignation of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney by saying that he can't imagine having a job where he had to go out and lie five days a week. As we've said before, Bryan Fischer is a lot of things, but self-aware is not one of them.

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 5/29/14

  • Glenn Beck, David Barton, Michelle Malkin and other anti-Common Core activists will participate in a live event that will air in movie theaters throughout the country this summer called "We Will Not Conform."
  • Speaking of Beck, he has spent all week blaming Elliot Rodger's murder spree on video games, so logically he'll blame the murder of this two year-old girl on the Bible, right?
  • Predictably, David and Jason Benham have now become full-fledged Religious Right stars and have been given a speaking slot at Ralph Reed's upcoming Faith and Freedom Coalition conference.
  • Mat Staver reiterates his demand that Congress impeach President Obama: "Our Constitution and precious liberties are under full-scale assault by Barack Obama and his leftist administration. Patriotic Americans must refuse to stand silently by while leftists take our nation apart, plank by plank We MUST perform our duty as Americans to free ourselves of this tyranny."
  • Finally, Tea Party Nation has a message for the GOP: "America is waiting for you to prove you are patriots, not eunuchs."

Right Wing Bonus Tracks - 5/28/14

  • Mike Huckabee will not be speaking at the North Carolina Republican Party's convention next month because organizers could not come up with the $15,000 speaking fee he charges.
  • Matt Moore wants to make it clear that he really, truly, genuinely loves gays before telling them they are bound for Hell.
  • Bryan Fischer continues to insist that the Bible prohibits slavery and requires that those who practice it are to be put to death.  Someone should ask him if that means that he believes Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and other slave-owning Founding Fathers should have been punished accordingly.
  • The WNBA is marketing itself to LGBT fans and Peter LaBarbera is not happy: "I think that the sad thing here is there are a lot of Christian women who like the WNBA. They play basketball, they want to go to games, but now [if they continue to do that] they will be effectively subsidizing an organization which is rewarding sin."
  • Finally, this one line perfectly sums up Glenn Beck's entire worldview: "I don’t know how to make anything make sense."
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Kyle Mantyla, Monday 07/14/2014, 5:31pm
Matt Barber declares that "all pretense has been dropped" as the "Left moves to outlaw Christianity." Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation calling for prayer and repentance that was put together by Bob Vander Plaats. Anti-choice activists want a Catholic hospital to fire three doctors because those doctors provide abortions, even though they are not doing so at the Catholic hospital. Just remember that the next time the Religious Right starts screaming about "persecution." Liberty Counsel plans to distribute 150,000 DVDs encouraging... MORE
Brian Tashman, Friday 07/11/2014, 5:10pm
The consistently debunked right-wing claim about a Benghazi “stand-down order” has been, once again, debunked. Of course, we don’t expect this to stop conservatives from mentioning it. Ted Cruz is pushing the House GOP to impeach Eric Holder. Televangelist James Robison says “the border crisis again exemplifies the consequences of rejecting God and His Word,” warning readers that “you are about to witness ALL HELL BREAK OUT!” According to Steve Deace, “the statist/Marxist Left has openly declared war on God.... MORE
Kyle Mantyla, Thursday 07/10/2014, 5:42pm
Todd Starnes says that "under this administration, the government believes they are church and President Obama is the deity." Bryan Fischer says that Ann Coulter is "the Manchurian Columnist." Laurie Higgins argues that if opposition to homosexuality is akin to racism "then cultural disapproval of polyamory, zoophilia, and scores of other paraphilias is wrong and akin to racism." The Lord says, "I am already invading Hollywood far beyond what you can imagine." Matt Barber asserts that the fact that support for ENDA is... MORE
Kyle Mantyla, Wednesday 07/09/2014, 5:30pm
What a surprise, people have had enough of Sarah Palin. Frank Gaffney says that Richard Mellon Scaife was "a founding father in his own right." What a surprise, Tim LaHaye, who made a fortune writing about the End Times, thinks people don't study the Book of Revelation enough .... so he wrote another book about it! Sen. Rob Portman "is confident that his position on gay marriage has not crippled his ability to be a national candidate." Good luck winning the GOP presidential primary with that position. Finally, "life is a lot simpler when you... MORE
Kyle Mantyla, Tuesday 07/08/2014, 5:30pm
Former half-term governor Sarah Palin is calling for President Obama's impeachment. Pat Buchanan laughably insists that the Southern Strategy wasn’t racist: “Nixon won the South not because he agreed with them on civil rights -- he never did -- but because he shared the patriotic values of the South and its antipathy to liberal hypocrisy." This should work: "Liveprayer's Rev. Bill Keller has sent a personal video message to the head of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, encouraging him to renounce Islam and inviting him to convert to Christianity."... MORE
Kyle Mantyla, Monday 07/07/2014, 5:30pm
Joe Biden is "the Vice President of Gomorrah." Alveda King says that "while we were marching in the sixties, a place was being prepared for us at Planned Parenthood. We were trying to get off the back of the bus, and they were going to have a space for us in the front of the abortion mill." James Dobson's Family Talk "is excited to officially announce the creation of a partnership with the American Association of Christian Counselors." Religious Right groups are not happy that the Freedom From Religion Foundation was allowed to run an... MORE
Kyle Mantyla, Thursday 07/03/2014, 3:04pm
Erik Rush says that "for all intents and purposes, Barack Obama is ISIS. Apparently, the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision was a win for women. FRC praises God for the Hobby Lobby decision: "Praise God for hearing our prayers, for the Court upholding religious liberty and for protecting us from very real tyranny. May He contend on behalf of the other organizations and their court challenges." Mark Crutcher of Life Dynamics says that blacks are still not free and "they'll never be free as long as abortion remains legal, because it was created as an... MORE