Shocking News: Barton Caught Lying Again

If it seems like I do a post like this at least once a week, it’s because I do. More accurately, it’s because David Barton tells a lie at least once a week and Warren Throckmorton usually catches him at it. The latest is his dishonest attempt to defend his claim that the Bible says there will never be an AIDS vaccine. Here’s what Barton had to say:
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House Funds DHS Without Anti-Obama Provisions

House Speaker John Boehner is again taking enormous heat from the most conservative members of his own Republican caucus and from the usual gang of far-right ideologues, pundits and talk show hosts for bringing a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security to the floor on Tuesday, where it passed easily.
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Rios Still Pushing Diseased Immigrant Myth

Sandy Rios of the American Family Association continues to push the thoroughly racist Myth of the Diseased Immigrant, using staggeringly stupid arguments for her position. She says all those kids from Central America are unvaccinated (actually, more likely than Americans to be vaccinated) and just don’t know how to use the bathroom.
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Shoebat: ‘Islamification’ Leads To Gay Rights, Cannibalism

Walid Shoebat, the most famous of a group of fake “ex-terrorists” — read: “Christian evangelists” — making lots of money by scaring the pants off people, told former Senate candidate (and now right wing talk show host) Joe Miller that the “Islamification process” in America leads to gay rights and cannibalism.
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Barber and Staver Continue to Rant Against Equality

I find it highly amusing to listen to Mat Staver, the dumbest lawyer in America not named Larry Klayman, and Matt Barber rant and rave about all the terrible things that will happen as a result of letting gay people get married. This will destroy marriage! Destroy Christianity! Destroy civilization! Destroy the galaxy!
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Former Federal Judge Urges Judicial Restraint

J. Harvie Wilkinson III was one of those conservative judges in the pipeline, on the short list for a Republican Supreme Court nomination along with John Roberts, Samuel Alito, Michael McConnell and others. And then he quit his lifetime appointment. And now he has a book out, reviewed here by Jeffrey Rosen. He appears to reject all interpretive theories and urge only a vague “judicial restraint.”
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Trump ‘80%’ to Run for President, Will Crush Hillary

Donald Trump and his ego put in an appearance at CPAC last week (his ego needed a separate suite) and he did an interview with Bloomberg News in which he said that he was “80%” sure he was going to run for president. I’d say there’s a 99% chance that’s total bullshit. In his ego’s talk to the conference, he said he’d crush Hillary.
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More Proof Barton Lied About Non-Existent Basketball Career

Warren Throckmorton has found even more proof that David Barton flat out lied about his basketball career at Oral Roberts University. Not only does the university say he was never on the basketball team, the trainer for the team says his very specific description of the team’s workouts isn’t even in the ballpark of reality. To refresh your memory, this is what Barton said:
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