Right Wing Round-Up

  • Media Matters notes that, like everyone else on the Right, Fox News is outraged about President Obama’s “we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation” comment.
  • The SPLC reports that Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols is complaining that “the forced consumption of numerous refined foods daily is abhorrent to Mr. Nichols’ sincerely held religious beliefs, for it forces him to sin against God in that it (refined foods) destroys His holy temple” and is asking for more than $4.5 million in damages.
  • Good as You says the Family Research Council is “discrediting and undermining a whopping two of American government’s three fundamental branches” and is “essentially suggesting is torch-wielding mob rule.”
  • Box Turtle Bulletin has a good run-down of the status of various marriage equality issues throughout the country.
  • Do you know how many Socialists there are in the House of Representatives?  According to Rep. Spencer Bachus, there are exactly seventeen, as Steve Benen explains.