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Chris Rodda

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Name: Chris Rodda
Date registered: July 20, 2011
URL: http://www.liarsforjesus.com

Biography

Chris Rodda is the author of Liars For Jesus: The Religious Right's Alternate Version of American History and Debunking David Barton's Jefferson Lies: #2 - Jefferson Founded a Secular University. Since the release of Liars For Jesus in 2006, Chris has been blogging at Talk2Action.org, Huffington Post, and elsewhere about the use of historical revisionism in everything from education to legislation. Chris's blog on Freethoughtblogs.com will eventually accompany a weekly podcast, "This Week in Christian Nationalism," if Chris can ever find the time to launch it. In the meantime, the name of her blog will continue to make no sense. Chris is also the Senior Research Director for the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), but the opinions expressed by her on this blog are her personal opinions, and not necessarily those of MRFF.

Latest posts

  1. Two Years Ago Today, the ‘Least Credible History Book in Print’ was Published — April 10, 2014
  2. The Latest MRFF Hate Mail Reading by MRFF’s “Maven of Mockery,” Rachel — April 8, 2014
  3. The “Battle of the Billboards” has Begun! — April 4, 2014
  4. MRFF Complains About Atheists Proselytizing at Air Force Academy? Surely Pigs are Flying! — March 19, 2014
  5. Liberty Institute’s Kelly Shackelford Spreads “Fear and Misinformation” at Air Force Academy Leadership Symposium — March 7, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Women’s Prayer Group Praying That the Women at MRFF All Get Incurable Breast Cancer — 84 comments
  2. There Will Be No More Sunday Funnies — 59 comments
  3. Those Marines Bought an SS Flag Without Knowing What it Was? Seriously? That’s Your Excuse? — 56 comments
  4. Is David Barton Now Getting his ‘History’ from Louis L’Amour Novels? — 55 comments
  5. Mikey Weinstein’s “Spirit-filled” Christian USAFA Classmates Threaten Imprecatory Prayers if he Attends 35th Reunion — 51 comments

Author's posts listings

Oct 24 2013

To Swear or Not to Swear: The Founders’ Original Intent for Military Oaths

Six years ago, when I first started working as a researcher for the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), I assumed that the work I’d been doing debunking lies about American history and my research for my new “day job” at MRFF would be two completely separate things — an assumption that couldn’t have been more …

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Oct 20 2013

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Oct 17 2013

Poster Boy for Anti-Gay Campaign Against Military Religious Freedom Really Could Be Court-Martialed for This

On September 6, 2013, the Family Research Council (FRC) launched a petition to “Protect Sergeant Phillip Monk from Air Force Court Martial.” Incredibly, just over a month later, on October 12, the very same organization paraded Sergeant Monk out at its Values Voter Summit, a political event in which the participation of an active duty …

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Oct 13 2013

Sunday Funnies

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Oct 06 2013

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Oct 03 2013

Pentagon Leaders Met with Collaborator of Preacher who Proposed “Military Takeover” of the Government

A few weeks ago, Tim Wildmon, president of the American Family Association (AFA), sent out an email blast that began: AFA meets with Air Force – my report to you September 19, 2013 Dear Friend, The American Family Association participated in high level meetings at the Pentagon on September 12, for a frank discussion on …

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Sep 29 2013

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Sep 23 2013

Pentagon Assures Anti-Religious-Freedom Coalition That Rumor They Started Isn’t True!

This is one for the ‘you just can’t make this crap up’ file. There is a recently-formed coalition of anti-gay Christian organizations calling itself the “Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition.” The primary mission of this so-called “religious freedom” coalition is to protect the “right” of anti-gay Christians in the military to continue to discriminate against …

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Sep 22 2013

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Sep 16 2013

Debunking David Barton’s Jefferson Lies (because they still need to be debunked)

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve seen a number of articles about pseudo-historian David Barton’s “comeback.” My first thought upon seeing these articles was “what comeback?” You have to go away to have a comeback, and Barton has never gone away. His popularity and influence were not at all diminished when his book The …

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