Archive for January 8th, 2013

Malkin’s Fantasy World on Sandy Relief

Sometimes it’s really quite surreal watching Fox News and their paid contributors go to such incredible lengths to defend the Republicans and blame Obama for everything. Michelle Malkin went on Fox and Friends to talk to Steve Doocy, the dumbest man on television, and deliver this delusional nonsense: Read more

Greek Christians and Neo-Nazis Support Blasphemy Laws

NPR has a story about recent arrests for blasphemy in Greece that I wrote about when they happened. The first was a scientist named Philippos Loizos who dared to make fun of a dead Greek Orthodox monk and the second was against the director and cast of a performance of the Terrence McNally play Corpus Christi. While most European countries got rid of their blasphemy laws, Greece retains theirs and is now using them again: Read more

Indiana Bill Would Require the Lord’s Prayer in Schools

A Republican legislator in Indiana who last year tried to get creationism into science classrooms now has submitted a bill to allow public schools in that state to recite the Lord’s prayer before school every day. The bill, introduced on the first day of the legislative session, says: Read more

Ryan Confused Over Anti-Discrimination Bill

Paul Ryan has long played silly games with the question of whether he supports the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would add sexual orientation and gender identity to federal anti-discrimination laws. As ThinkProgress notes: Read more

Megachurch Pastor’s Excuse for Having Sex With Teenager

Jack Schaap, pastor of a huge megachurch in Hammond, Indiana, came up with a novel excuse for why he had a sexual relationship with a 16 year old girl: He was just so stressed out about donations going down at the church that he couldn’t help himself: Read more