Archive for September, 2012

Bizarre Wingnut Quote of the Day

From the utterly whacked Rep. Allen West, informing us of what he would have said in Obama’s place if he’d spoken at the UN: My statement to the United Nations would have been, “The future does not belong to those who attack our Embassies and Consulates and kill our Ambassadors. The Angel of Death in the form of an American Bald Eagle will visit you and wreak havoc and destruction upon your existence.” Uh. Okay.

Farah Blames Suicide on Evolution

Joseph Farah has yet another column full of contrived statistics and illogical explanations for those numbers. He begins by noting that “the American Journal of Public Health reported than more Americans now commit suicide than die in automobile accidents.” Read more

Wingnut: Freedom Comes From Garden of Eden

Wow. This might actually be too stupid even for David Barton. Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family, did a radio show with right-wing pastor Tony Evans and they claimed that the founders based America on the Bible — and that the very idea of freedom came from the Garden of Eden. Read more

Romney: Ban Teachers Unions From Giving Money to Campaigns

Mitt Romney, who is on record saying that people and corporations should be allowed to contribute any amount they want to a campaign, doesn’t seem to think that should apply to teachers unions. Because that would be a conflict of interest. Read more

Government Removes Buddhist Display from National Park

A federal agency has removed a Buddhist display from the Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico, citing establishment clause concerns at the display of religious icons on public land. A New Mexico public radio station reports: Read more