Dumbest Wingnut Ever Interrupts Muslim Civics Day

You’ve probably heard by now about the group of Christians who interrupted a civics day held by a Muslim group at the Texas state capitol, an event where they got to meet their representatives and learn about the government. Here’s what I didn’t know about it. This is the lady who led the protest and, at one point, grabbed a microphone away from a speaker and started shouting about Jesus:
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I’m Declaring War on ‘Declaring War’

If the “war on drugs” — read: war on freedom, war on civil liberties, war on the Bill of Rights — didn’t do enough to kill off this political metaphor of declaring war on everything we don’t like, this Worldnetdaily column by Jane Chastain should do the trick. Apparently Obama “declared war” against Alaska by making parts of ANWR off limits for oil drilling.
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Corsi, WND Flip Out About Passport Idea

With its usual calm thoughtfulness, the link on the front of the Worldnetdaily says, “R.I.P. America: U.S. passports to be eliminated?” The headline on the actual article when you click on it: “U.S. PASSPORTS ON VERGE OF ELIMINATION?” OMG! Obama is going to eliminate American passports! Yeah, except, not so much:
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Why Bryan Fischer Was (Partly) Fired

If you’re wondering why Bryan Fischer was removed as the American Family Association’s Director of Issues Analysis and spokesperson but allowed to keep his radio show, the Southern Poverty Law Center has the real story. They sent a letter to the Republican National Committee because the RNC is taking a trip to Israel sponsored by the AFA and informed them of some of the more bizarre and vile things Fischer has said. The AFA replied with a letter explicitly renouncing a whole bunch of those statements. Here’s that letter:
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Ottawa County to Put Religious Sign Back in Public Park

Well this was inevitable. As soon as the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners got involved after the parks and rec department removed a sign with a Bible verse from a public park, you knew they were going to reverse that decision and put the sign back. You don’t get reelected without pandering to the Christian right in West Michigan.
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