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Would Jesus fly coach?

August 29, 2010 // 2 Comments

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Might as well milk this fifth anniversary thing with a Sunday-appropriate flashback, first posted on 8/28/05. For the record, Bishop Eddie Long remains a “respected” religious leader in the community. WWJD, Part II? Buy a Bentley! [...]

The Malcontent turns 5

August 9, 2010 // 1 Comment

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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 [...]

Sharia law in Tennessee?

July 26, 2010 // 1 Comment

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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 [...]

Onion du jour

April 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

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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 [...]

noted and quoted, evil pastor edition

January 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

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“Something happened a long time ago in Haiti, and people might not want to talk about it,” Robertson said on his Christian Broadcasting Network show. “They were under the heel of the French … and they got together and swore a [...]

sure to be john oxendine’s favorite book

October 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Blessed by the Lord above: The Conservative Bible is the product of the Conservative Bible Project. This is uniquely built on two bedrock principles: * online translating using the collaborative wiki software improves the final result if guided by [...]

waiting for mary gross’ take

October 28, 2008 // 1 Comment

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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 [...]

no god, no guns and lots and lots of gays

October 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

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Fundamentalist fearmongerer James Dobson previews life under an Obama administration: • Boy Scouts disband after refusing to allow homosexual scoutmasters to sleep in the same tent as young boys • First-graders get “compulsory training in [...]

all the rage

October 9, 2008 // 10 Comments

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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 [...]
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