Lively Declares the Death of ‘Christian Civilization’

As the wingnuts and bigots (but I repeat myself) compete with one another to see who can be more hysterical and hyperbolic about the inevitable reality of marriage equality, Scott Lively, who is as hardcore a bigot as one could possibly imagine, says it’s the death of “Christian civilization.” I think he thinks that’s an argument against it.
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Kochs to Spend Almost $900 Million on 2016 Elections

Politico reports that at the most recent gathering of rich conservatives sponsored by the Koch brothers, they announced that they planned to spend nearly $900 million to influence the 2016 elections. For comparison purposes, that’s more than twice what the RNC spent in 2012. It’s an absolutely mind-blowing number.
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More Ahistorical Bullshit From David Lane

David Lane, the organizer of Bobby Jindal’s prayer rally over the weekend and perhaps the most powerful kingmaker on the Christian right, has yet another article at Charisma News spouting ahistorical nonsense (the article actually seems to have been removed, the link above is to the Google cache of it). Weirdly, he doesn’t even get the usual wingnut talking points right.
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Professional Liar Lies About Measles and Immigrants

Betsy McGaughey is a professional liar. She lies for a living, on behalf of right wing causes. Her most famous lie was the now-infamous and non-existent “death panels” in the Affordable Care Act that she extracted from her rectum and made them an immediate talking point among conservatives. Now she’s lying by blaming the measles outbreaks on immigrants:
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Huckabee: Bible Readings, School Shootings, Blah Blah Blah

Mike Huckabee delivered the standard “the whole country went to hell when we took prayer and Bible reading out” bullshit speech to a conference held by TV evangelist con man Morris Cerullo. Such tiresome and idiotic rhetoric. Yeah, things were so much better when kids were reading the Bible in schools and then using that same Bible to justify setting dogs and firehoses on civil rights marchers.
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