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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Chuck Norris Reaches Out to the Youth of America

Partially fossilized has-been Chuck Norris thinks he knows the secret to wooing the young people of this country to vote Republican. Sure, they disagree with the right on most things that matter, but if he could just talk to them about some very important platitudes he’d like them to repeat ad nauseum, he could totally win them over.
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Erick Erickson and Scam PACs

Politico has an article about the rise of what they call “scam PACs,” which I’ve been writing about for a while now too. These are PACs that take in large amounts of money, spend very little of it on their ostensible purpose and pay out lots of money in contracts (usually “consulting fees”) to those who organized the PACs.
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