For years the GOP has placated the religious right, even as Christian fundamentalists have steered the movement to the fringe. On a national level, at least, that constituency has been … Continue Reading The problem with constituencies
Meet Pastor Rodney Harold Browne, the latest boob to endorse Newt (along with Todd Palin, Chuck Norris and Rick Perry). Actually, “boob” is too kind a description for this con … Continue Reading Why is this man laughing?
I think I might’ve seen them there, years ago, but sometimes I confuse memories with movies. Perhaps they moved to bus terminals, though I suspect one of the less committed … Continue Reading Whatever happened to Hare Krishnas at airports?
Jan Couch: religious broadcaster, Georgia native, classic caricature (her doctorate is an honorary one from Oral Roberts University)
To be clear, I’m not condoning the wingnut attacks on Mitt Romney’s Mormonism. There’s plenty of reasons to vote against The Anchorman — his religion is not one of them. … Continue Reading In defense of religious bigotry
The protagonist of this little melodrama founded churches in Gainesville and Orange County that draw more than 15,000 congregants per week (he’s the one who sounds unmistakably like a Southern … Continue Reading Follow the angel in the cheap white suit
People of faith do wonderful things. They feed the hungry, shelter the homeless and demonstrate a compassion often lacking in the secular world. Unfortunately, so-called people of faith are also … Continue Reading Has the religious right fostered less religious identification?
You gotta hand it to a preacher who thanks the Lord for his “smokin’ hot wife.” Amen, Brother Nelms.
A Christian Jim Carrey impersonator. Ack! “You’re not making Christianity any better you’re just making comedy worse.” HRH (slightly paraphrased) (via Christian Nightmares)
Despite accepting the “invitation to receive Christ” on more than one occasion, I wasn’t convinced of my salvation. I was only 11, after all — unprepared to handle the implications … Continue Reading The Rapture and me
I hear the Episcopals are accepting new members. Welcome to the Jersey Shore Rosary Bead Necklace e-Store Online. We have every single Rosary bead that Paul “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio, … Continue Reading And you thought the pedophile priest scandal was bad
The takeover is complete in Minnesota, of all places. The most recent GOP nominee for governor, Tom Emmer, backed a “Tenther” bill that would require a two-thirds state legislative vote … Continue Reading The party of Bachmann