North Carolina Sheriff Doesn’t Get First Amendment

I’m sure it will come as a shock to you all that a sheriff in North Carolina doesn’t understand the Establishment Clause, but it’s true. Onslow County Sheriff Ed Brown took out an ad in the local paper saying, in part, “Our society in in a big mess today because good, decent and respectful citizens have ignored the Truth of God, good common sense, and a decent standard because of an opinion given by someone with a doctrinal degree who has no wisdom…. Remember, there are no loop holes or places for opinion in the Law of God, The Ten Commandments.”
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David Usher: A Wingnut’s Wingnut

You’ve probably never heard of David Usher. I hadn’t either until I saw this post from him. He’s the president of the Center for Marriage Policy, a group so off on the lunatic right wing fringe that he makes Maggie Gallagher sound like a gay rights activist. There are so many levels of crazy going on here you won’t believe it. Like did you know that same-sex marriage is all about feminism? And that feminism is unconstitutional?
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Please Don’t Reveal Old Unprofessionalism

It’s long been clear that Justice Scalia’s declaration that police misconduct isn’t a problem because law enforcement officers now have a “new professionalism” is utter nonsense. But it should also be clear that those in charge care more about bad PR than they do about actually addressing police brutality. Here’s a perfect example:
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Obama’s Godless Atheist Thanksgiving

The night before Thanksgiving, President Obama did the traditional pardoning of the turkey, called 10 military families to wish them a Happy Thanksgiving and sent out a video message waxing eloquent about the virtues of supporting the troops and helping other people. But he didn’t mention God. Cue the wingnut outrage.
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Conservatives Can’t Be Intentionally Funny

The complete collapse of Dennis Miller’s ability to be funny over the last few years should convince everyone that, with rare exceptions, conservative just aren’t funny. And when Glenn Beck tries to be, it will just make you cringe. Here’s a clip from a new conservative alternative to the Daily Show that Beck is running on his network. Prepare to gape in astonishment:
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