Land and Mills Lie Through Their Teeth

Richard Land used to head the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, but his own ethics apparently do not prevent him from lying. Same for Gene Mills of the Louisiana Family Forum. On Tony Perkins’ radio show, they falsely claimed that non-discrimination ordinances have criminalized Christian speech.
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Your Dumbass Wingnut Screed of the Week

Rev. Austin Miles’ recent column at Alan Keyes’ Renew America site is practically the Platonic ideal of a dumbass wingnut screed. Lies? Check. Unsupported assertions? Check. Bizarre conspiracy theories? Check. Randomly capitalized words? Check. Laughably ridiculous boogeymen? Check. Let’s start with a lie about ISIS in Iraq:
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AIG Trying to Avoid Kentucky Anti-Discrimination Laws

Dan Arel has caught Answers in Genesis trying to get around anti-discrimination laws so they can hire only Christians at their Ark Encounter theme park in Kentucky. They’re doing this by hiring people as employees of their non-profit AIG rather than their for-profit Ark Encounter, while making clear in the classified ad that the job is to work on the latter.
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Worldnetdaily Still Beating Birther Drum

You almost have to admire the birthers for one thing: They sure don’t give up easily. They continue their impersonation of the black knight from Monty Python and the Holy Grail — “It’s just a flesh wound!” — with yet another attempt to get the Supreme Court to hear a case they’ve turned down many times before. “Obama Eligibility Case lives!” declares the headline.
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How Women Get Trivialized

The execrable Dr. Keith Ablow, Fox News’ resident asshole psychologist, recently declared that Michelle Obama needs to “drop a few pounds.” He’s hardly alone. From the day her husband was elected, the right wing media has attacked her for the way she looks, ubiquitously referring to her as “Moochelle” and trivializing her solely because of the way she looks. Here are a bunch of clips of them doing so:
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Young Earth Creationists Get Feature in Dallas News

The Dallas Morning News has a feature article about the Institute for Creation Research, which relocated from Southern California to Dallas a few years ago. For a mainstream news article about a scientific subject, it’s pretty well written and doesn’t oversimplify matters too much. But some of it is pretty funny to me.
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AHA is ‘Bullying’ Kids By Defending Them Against Forced Proselytizing

The American Humanist Association has sent a letter to a couple Georgia high schools telling them that to stop allowing football coaches to proselytize and pray with their players and a state legislator is now accusing them of “bullying” those kids by protecting them against adults unconstitutional forcing them to participate in religious exercises.
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