Archive for September, 2013

Jacobs Does Least She Can Do

Our old friend Cindy Jacobs says she wants to do something about child sex and labor trafficking. That’s great, of course, because that’s a very serious problem. So is she going to raise money for organizations that are working to fight it? Nope. She’s gonna pray for three weeks. Read more

Mefferd Isn’t Good at Math

Wingnut radio host Janet Mefferd is beside herself that the Senate confirmed the nomination of an openly gay judge to an appeals court and she shows both her inability to do math and deliberate indifference to reality in claiming that gays are “overrepresented” on the federal bench. Read more

Barton’s Bizarre View of the 2nd Amendment

David Barton has some really bizarre positions on all sorts of issues, but when it comes to the second amendment he takes a position that even the most extreme gun rights activists don’t: That it protects an individual’s right to own not just guns but tanks and fighter jets too. Read more

More Abuse for Jessica Ahlquist

With the announcement the Class of 1963 at Cranston West High School has donated two new banners to be put up in place of the prayer mural taken down after Jessica Ahlquist’s successful lawsuit, there’s a new torrent of hateful abuse being aimed at Jessica on Twitter. When she playfully tweeted that she hadn’t been invited to the unveiling ceremony for the banners, the insults and attacks were unleashed, along with some serious ignorance too. Read more

Real Estate Marketing for Dummies

Or perhaps to dummies would be more accurate. Olivia Newton-John called in a Catholic priest to exorcize a house she owns in Florida and is trying to sell. A contractor committed suicide there and apparently potential buyers, including Rosie O’Donnell, were being scared off the by the specter (see what I did there?) of ghosts and evil spirits lurking about. Read more