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Monthly Archive: August 2011

Aug 30 2011

To the United States Marine Corps — re: Farting in Afghanistan

It has come to my attention that one of the most basic rights of our brave Marines serving in Afghanistan is in serious jeopardy. It was reported last week by the Military Times that Marines are no longer allowed to fart in Afghanistan, as this is considered very offensive by the Afghan people. This is …

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Aug 29 2011

Marines Forbidden to Fart in Afghanistan, But Can Toot Away at Evangelical Christian Concert

In a story that sounds like something from the Onion, it was reported last week that Marines are no longer allowed to emit audible farts in Afghanistan, as this is considered very offensive by the Afghan people. I actually thought this must be a joke when I first read it, but it was reported by …

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Aug 25 2011

A Spiritually Transformed Military with Ambassadors for Christ in Uniform

Throughout the U.S. military, with chapters on virtually every military installation worldwide, lurks an organization of over 15,500 fundamentalist Christian military officers who think their real duty is not to protect and defend the Constitution, but to raise up “a spiritually transformed military, with ambassadors for Christ in uniform, empowered by the Holy Spirit.” These …

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Aug 21 2011

Finally, the Media is Discovering Christian Dominionism

Well, it seems that the Christian Dominionists, those pesky people who yearn for an America governed by biblical law, are at long last getting some attention from the media. As veteran writer on the Religious Right Fred Clarkson wrote the other day on Talk2Action: “You could probably hear my dropping jaw hitting the floor when …

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Aug 19 2011

How Much Money Could the Department of Defense Save if it Stopped Trying to Save Souls?

When the average American thinks of military spending on religion, they probably think only of the money spent on chaplains and chapels. And, yes, the Department of Defense (DoD) does spend a hell of a lot of money on these basic religious accommodations to provide our troops with the opportunity to exercise their religion while …

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Aug 17 2011

Bachmann Didn’t Make a Mistake on the Elvis Thing

When the gaffe prone Michele Bachmann, speaking in South Carolina yesterday, wished the late Elvis Presley a “Happy Birthday” on what was actually the date of his death, she was clearly referring to the king of rock and roll being born into eternal life with Jesus! Why don’t the heathens get this stuff? All those …

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Aug 15 2011

The Irony Is Killing Me

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“As most 5-year-olds used to be able to tell you, the Ten Commandments are part of the Jewish law. They are found in the Jewish Torah, not just the Christian Bible, though it is politically expedient for critics to ignore that distinction in this context.”  –  Air Force Major Jonathan C. Dowty (a.k.a. JD the Christian …

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Aug 13 2011

Summer Reruns

While I’m busy working on Volume 2 of Liars for Jesus and getting ready to launch my podcast, I thought I’d post some of my videos debunking the most popular of David Barton’s lies that I made last summer while attending the esteemed institution of higher learning, Beck University. The entire goal of “Professor” Barton’s …

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Aug 12 2011

One of My Favorite Videos on YouTube

I’m been busy working on Volume 2 of Liars for Jesus this week, and haven’t had time to write any new blog posts, so for today I’m just going to post one of my favorite inspirational videos — “Smack Dem Christians Down” by Jay Spears.

Aug 12 2011

Separated at Birth — John Boehner and Droopy Dog

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