Farah: Same-Sex Marriage is Tyranny!

Joseph Farah has written the one millionth column declaring that same-sex marriage is tyranny on the grounds that people should be allowed to discriminate against gay people. Like the first 999,999,999 times, he doesn’t bother to explain why his logic applies only to gay people and not to any other group that could be discriminated against on the basis of religion.
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Another Local MO Cop Goes Full Wingnut on Twitter

For at least the third time, a police officer from the St. Louis/Ferguson area has been caught saying incredibly inflammatory things on social media. Sergeant Mike Weston of the Velda City Police, who was assigned to riot patrol in Ferguson, said he wanted to punch Eric Holder in the nose and accused “libs” of spreading misinformation while, ironically, spreading misinformation himself.
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Fischer: God Will Use ISIS to Punish America for The Gay

Another day, another unbelievably stupid pronouncement from Bryan Fischer. This time it’s the old “we’re so immoral that God is justified in destroying us” combined with “and he’s going to use Muslims to do it.” That he is actually agreeing with those Muslims about both America’s immorality (because of The Gay, of course) and about God’s desire for retribution never seems to occur to him.
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Woman Pens Astonishingly Stupid Anti-Feminist Column

From the Department of Internalized Misogyny comes this column at BarbWire, written by someone named Brandi Kay, who describes herself as a “white, single, heterosexual, conservative, Christian woman” and an “equal opportunity offender.” It’s one of the dumbest things you’ll ever read on the subject.
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Craig James Isn’t Very Bright

Craig James was a running back at SMU back in the early 80s, playing with Eric Dickerson. He then went on to be a college football analyst for ESPN and Fox Sports before being fired for saying really anti-gay things. Naturally, the Family Research Council declared him a martyr and hired him to do…well, something. Last week he guest hosted Tony Perkins’ radio show and revealed why analyzing football was about the limits of his abilities.
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D’Souza: Ferguson Situation Just Like ISIS

In the seemingly endless competition among right wing pundits and leaders to make the most ludicrous and offensive comparisons between Obama and horrible things, Dinesh D’Souza may have jumped into the lead. He explained to Newsmax how Obama and Holder’s actions regarding the situation in Ferguson are just like what ISIS is doing in Iraq.
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Bruce Prescott’s Brief in the OK Ten Commandments Case

Bruce Prescott of the Oklahoma Faith Network, a Baptist who takes the traditional Baptist position of strong support for separation of church and state (which the Southern Baptist Convention abandoned about 35 years ago), has filed a brief in the lawsuit he filed challenging the placement of a Ten Commandments monument on the state capitol grounds. He has some excerpts from it on his blog. I like that he attacks the ridiculous claim that the Ten Commandments are historical, not religious.
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Christian Privilege in Florida

Here is a textbook example of Christian privilege masquerading as “religious liberty.” A pagan named David Suhor has applied to give the invocation before the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners in Florida, but that board gives the power to decide who gives the invocation to the commissioners themselves (it rotates among them, with each of them inviting someone to do it when it’s their turn). Here’s how commissioner Jeff Bergosh responded to his request to give the invocation:
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Being a Cop is Really Not That Dangerous

One thing we hear constantly in defense of police misconduct and brutality is that you have to cut them some slack because they do such a dangerous job. But it turns out that this is a myth. When you look at the actual numbers, being a police officer is not even close to the most dangerous job. Not even in the top ten.
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St. Louis County Cop Suspended for Bigoted, Violent Rant

You may have seen footage of the St. Louis County police officer who shoved CNN reporter Don Lemon. Well guess what? That same officer has now been suspended after video came out of him giving a vile speech to the Oath Keepers. The speech sounds like your standard right wing nonsense delivered by your cranky (and very shouty) uncle.
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