The Malcontent turns 5

What do Naomi Campbell and Pat Robertson have in common? Both lust for Liberian butcher Charles Taylor’s diamonds. Robertson’s relationship with Taylor was the subject of my first post, from Aug. 2005. “We’re undermining a Christian, Baptist president to bring in Muslim rebels to take over the country,” he said on his 700 Club show […]

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Sharia law in Tennessee?

That’s Tenn. GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob Ramsey’s defense for opposing a new Islamic Center in Murfreesboro, where such a facility already exists. As is the case with the so-called Ground Zero mosque, there’s been no evidence presented linking the Murfreesboro mosque to radical Islam. Now, I’m all about freedom of religion. I obey the first […]

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Onion du jour

Pope Vows To Get Church Pedophilia Down To Acceptable Levels April 5, 2010 | ISSUE 46•14 Pope Benedict XVI explains which types of slow, deliberate touching the church deems inappropriate.

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waiting for mary gross’ take

I’m frankly surprised we haven’t seen more fringe right figures play the Antichrist card. Who knew “SNL”-alum Victoria Jackson ran with that crowd? Apparently her dumb blonde routine was no shtick: I don’t want a political label, but Obama bears traits that resemble the anti- Christ and I’m scared to death that un- educated people […]

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all the rage

John McCain can’t be held responsible for every bigoted kook who shows up at his rallies, though guilt by association goes both ways. I would hope he’s at least concerned about some of the support he’s attracting. One thing he can control: those sharing the dais. The McCain we thought we knew would have condemned […]

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