union Posts Archive
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Monday 04/11/2011, 12:10pm
At the Freedom Federation’s The Awakening 2011, right-wing activists unleashed their venom at the gay community and supporters of gay rights at the “Religious Liberty and the LGBT Agenda” panel. Robert Knight, a columnist for the Washington Times who is the executive director of the far-right American Civil Rights Union, maintained that gay congressional staffers represent one of the most difficult hurdles for opponents of LGBT equality. According to Knight, who has also worked for a wide range of conservative groups like the Heritage Foundation, Family Research Council,... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Wednesday 04/06/2011, 9:35am
As Kyle noted in March, Religious Right activist Scott Lively is keeping up his attacks on gays despite a lengthy Boston Globe profile on how Lively is “toning down his antigay rhetoric.” Writing for his organization Defend the Family International, Lively discusses how his review of historic religious and political documents has corroborated his fierce opposition to gay-rights, and goes on to argue that gay-rights is simply “the ‘right’ to spread sexual disease and dysfunction” and is the “antithesis of genuine human rights.” Reading these... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Monday 04/04/2011, 4:42pm
Josh Harkinson @ Mother Jones: The Religious Right's Anti-Union Crusade. Matt Algren: LaBarbera's Truth Academy Fails Spectacularly. Again. Alvin McEwen: Family Research Council accidentally admits truth about hate group charges. Towleroad: Peter Sprigg Claims FRC Is Not A Hate Group. Joe.My.God: Mandatory Gay Adoption! Julie Sunday @ RH Reality Check: Texas to Consider "Traditional Values Centers" at State Universities. Terry Krepel @ County Fair: Pat Robertson Backs Ivory Coast Leader -- Whose Family “Guarantee[s]” Robertson’s... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Thursday 03/31/2011, 12:59pm
Jerry Newcombe of Coral Ridge Ministries appeared on WallBuilders Live, the radio program of right-wing pseudo historian David Barton, to promote his new book about how the Constitution was supposedly shaped by the Bible. Speaking to Barton’s co-host Rick Green, Newcombe claimed that the goal of organizations such as People For the American Way, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Freedom From Religion Foundation is to arrest and imprison people who pray in public. He points to D. James Kennedy, the founder of Coral Ridge Ministries, to argue that without prayer in schools,... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 03/29/2011, 11:38am
As part of the Religious Right’s burgeoning anti-union campaign, The Family Research Council’s Super PAC is entering the fight in Wisconsin in the contested Supreme Court race. FRC president Tony Perkins showed his support for the state’s embattled governor Scott Walker, tweeting, “Pro-family voters should celebrate WI victory b/c public & private sector union bosses have marched lock-step w/liberal social agenda.” Walker’s chief ally on the state Supreme Court, David Prosser, is now facing a serious challenge in the judicial election on April 5th.... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 03/29/2011, 9:43am
Tea Party Nation is a major (for-profit) Tea Party organization that gained prominence after its convention last year hosted Republican leaders like Sarah Palin and Tom Tancredo, along with Religious Right figures Roy Moore and Rick Scarborough. TPN’s President Judson Phillips previously denounced the “Marxist” Methodist Church and suggested that President Obama’s campaign was funded by Hamas and China. This morning, Tea Party Nation sent out an email to its members with the headline “Destroy the Family, You Destroy the Country!” from an article by Dr. Rich... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Tuesday 03/29/2011, 9:00am
Michele Bachmann Fundraising: Embellishes fundraising skills (WaPo, 3/28). Religious Right: Slams proposed “social issues truce” at conservative forum (Des Moines Register, 3/26). Iowa: Names State Senator and prominent Birther the director of her Iowa campaign (MoJo, 3/25). Haley Barbour Mississippi: State lawmakers criticize Barbour’s out of state traveling that caused him to miss budget deadline (The State Column, 3/28). Obama: Claims President sees Americans as “too stupid to take care of ourselves” (ABC News, 3/26). Equality: Calls to reinstate Don... MORE
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11/14/14 @ 10:57am
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11/13/14 @ 2:42pm
Solomon: Obama Is 'A Homosexual Muslim Married To A Man'
11/10/14 @ 3:50pm