“You’ll find almost verbatim wording in many clauses of the Constitution to passages in the Bible. It’s a one-to-one correlation on the wording.”
The evangelical fundamentalists, all 13.2 percent of them, are appealing to vice president-elect Pence by petition and demanding that he, as head of domestic policy, inform president-elect Trump that it is crucial to immediately issue an executive order in”definitely banning” the teaching of evolution as science.
“[T]he serious enemies are the priests of the different religious sects, to whose spells on the human mind its improvement is ominous.”
The election results showed that a lot of people didn’t want to follow the “timeless principles that have guided us,” but he has a solution
“The fervency with which someone follows their religious faith, a biblical faith, is nearly always a direct indicator of how well they will follow the Constitution.”
David Barton got his book of lies about Jefferson back into print again, thanks to the liars at World Net Daily, a match made in hell
David Barton who invents fact like nobody else, claims conservatives like him don’t open their mouths unless they know all the facts
Ben Carson repeatedly used a quote he attributed to Thomas Jefferson to justify his gun position. Unfortunately for Carson, Jefferson said no such thing.
Barton says the Founding Fathers were all about God’s law trumping man’s. The problem is, the idea is nowhere found in the U.S. Constitution
This is an attempt to erase our history, we are told by a conservative on a show hosted by a guy who makes his living re-writing our history
Were he being honest, or did his words bear an even passing resemblance to fact, I would say that I have never been more proud to be a Pagan
When Pink Floyd sang that “we don’t need no education,” I don’t think church ministries are what they had in mind.
Mike Huckabee thinks he can call down fire from heaven to smite his opponents, an act (phew!) in violation of the United States Constitution
David Barton tried to refute his long history of lying by falsely claiming a lawsuit which never took place proves his innocence
Jeb doesn’t realize how critical it is he convince us he is not his brother, because the more you listen to him, the more alike they sound
Barry Loudermilk says he will fight against people who think they have a right to ruin Christmas by not being Christians like everybody else
Gordon Klingenschmitt brings his demonic obsessions to the Colorado State Senate and Michael Peroutka his neo-Confederate secessionism to Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Gohmert says gay soldiers in ancient Greek just wanted massages, but Philip of Macedon, who fought them, knew the worthiness of the paired lovers of the Theban Sacred Band
Mike Huckabee says he’s tired of this. All I’ve got to say is that we’re tired of it too, and that it’s time for America to unfriend the Republican Party
Pamela Mazanec asks, “Shouldn’t our students be provided that viewpoint? This is part of the argument that America is exceptional.”
David Barton presents a geo-political Christianity Rev. Jody Hice says Muslims can’t have, meaning Barton’s Christianity is not a religion
You have to go all the way back to 1976 – the year Paul McCartney and Wings made it to #1 with “Silly Love Songs” and Elton John and Kiki Dee followed close on their heels with #2’s Don’t Go Breaking My Heart, to find a below average temperature for January.
Boykin assures the faithful, “I believe now – I’ve checked this out – I believe that sword he’ll be carrying when he comes back is an AR-15”
Ted Cruz whined to Janet Mefferd and David Barton about President Obama’s imaginary attack on “traditional” marriage
The Religious Right says legalization of same-sex marriage is like banning interracial marriage but then they think tyranny is anyone besides themselves having rights
Fischer says that an evolutionist “does not share the political worldview that established the United States of America” – except that worldview gave us Article VI banning religious tests
Sarah Palin’s contention that Founding Fathers John Adams and Thomas Jefferson would join her in the war against the imagined war on Christmas is too much of an affront to American history.
“You’re not a king, you’re not a dictator, you can’t do whatever you want. Our Constitution limits the president’s power, even though President Obama doesn’t act that way.”
Huckabee complains that it is easy to spend somebody else’s money; it is apparently far easier from his perspective to starve somebody else
God really does NOT want you drinking Starbucks! It’s that “holiness” or “sanctification” thingie. Just don’t ask Barton which verse it is
Barton is not a scientist. He is not a historian. He pretends to be a constitutional scholar but has no law degree. So why is Ted Cruz listening to him?
Barton might want to think about the fact that nowhere does Jesus say that liars and hustlers and grifters will get into heaven
Bryan Fischer says of Hinduism, “This is a counterfeit religion,. It is an Eastern religion. It is, in essence, an occult religion.”
Tom DeLay says “God created the nation and God created the Constitution; it is written on biblical principles.”
Republicans can talk about things that never happened as though they did, but Democrats cannot talk about things that DID actually happen
Republicans know they are in such trouble in 2016 that only divine intervention can save them from themselves and those mean old atheists
Barton says that fear of God induces literacy but does not explain why when America was a Christian nation literacy rates were lower than today
Mike Huckabee feels that teaching children basic anatomy, that all living things reproduce, and inappropriate touching, is indoctrination
Careful what color Crayon you choose to draw the human brain: Dr. Mungadze can tell if you’re gay or if you’re demonically possessed
Scott Lively claims he is being persecuted for persecuting LGBT persons, but he thinks his own crimes are excused by the Bible
The more science discovers about how the universe works, the more regressive Republican thinking becomes. Dragons were real and prove the authority of the Bible. The proof? Dinosaurs of course!
Though we’re three-years-plus out from Election Day 2016, the Iowa clown car is fast filling up with those jockeying to be in position
The tenets of Christian nationalism – control of the government for Jesus – is behind the political aspirations of Rand Paul and others
David Barton is reaching out to corrupt the minds of Ohio children by teaching his fantastical tales of an America that never was
Apparently, those who find themselves in violation of God’s law, lose their rights under Republican governance
Virginia’s GOP nominee for lieutenant governor feels he can say whatever he wants and you have absolutely no right to talk about it
The Fundamentalist Christian sense of self-importance paradoxically makes them essential to civilization, which existed long before the Bible
Apparently if you actually exercise your First Amendment rights to be something other than Christian, you’re dangerous.
Bryan Fischer dishonestly says liberals hate America and Christianity because they want to replace America as it was founded
Pat Robertson thinks there are demons in your underpantsr, so be sure to rebuke them before heading out of the house
If any facet of the GOP’s war on America has grown to lunatic proportions, it is gun control. The more people die from gun violence, the more the GOP sinks into denial.
How do America’s most extreme gun enthusiasts want to live? You’ll soon get to find out as they build their own city in the mountains of Idaho
With growing desperation, the Religious Right tries to stem the liberal tide of toleration, equality, and genuine religious liberty
David Barton says the Founding Fathers would want us armed with the same weapons available to the government – because the Bible says so
A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina cannot offer choose life plates without also offering pro-choice plates
Conservatives have convinced themselves of libearlism’s illigitimacy; now they have convinced themselves liberalism will fail
Mitt Romney took to CNN’s opinion page to lie about his vision for America but his real vision is somewhat different
Ask yourself why the laws of mathematics work differently for Mitt Romney than for the rest of the universe before casting your vote in 2012
Kirk Cameron has been stoning gays and lesbians but wants to present himself as the victim because people dared criticize his hate speech
I ask David Niose, author of Nonbeliever Nation, a few questions about his book and about recent events in both America and around the world
David Niose’s timely book is not another look at the Religious Right; this call to arms is written for Secular Americans about secularism
Ralph Reed, the 90’s Evangelical Wunderkind, once disgraced, is back again mobilizing the vote he once said was mythical, for Mitt Romney
In a breathtaking revision of history, we are being told that President Bush gave the Middle East ten years of peace
The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte is being targeted by fundies as Ground Zero for acts of martyrdom and cries of persecution
Odd as Eastwood’s “Eastwooding” performance was, Mitt Romney was back stage laughing and Eastwood was praised for hitting key talking points
John Stemberger tosses facts aside to claim that only Christianity could create the American experience and only Christianity can save it
David Barton’s Christian publisher may have dropped his book of lies and who better to save lies about a Founding Father than Glenn Beck?
Barton can’t win an argument on merits so he attempts to delegitimize critics instead by assigning them to the category of constructed “other”
For years we’ve been told Obama’s Christianity matters but where Romney’s Mormonism comes in, will expediency win out over dogma in 2012?
David Barton found himself without a publisher Friday when Thomas Nelson pulled his books from the shelves and canceled its publication
Barton’s The Jefferson Lies has been criticized by scholars, but Barton won’t argue history: he’s more interested in character assassination – and his own martyrdom
Yet another Evangelical hater wants to kill gays like the Pilgrims did but he might want to stop and read his gay friendly Bible first
It is always claimed that Christianity has been persecuted ever since Nero but it can be argued that this is the biggest non-event in history
David Barton’s deputy Rick Green and the ACLJ’s David French claim that criticism of David Barton proves that Barton is telling the truth
Apparently, President Obama has ripped away from imaginary protective layer over the White House for which surface-to-air missiles are no substitute
When the Founding Fathers devised how America would function they knew the danger of allowing religion to govern the country, but Republicans are ignoring the Founders’ warnings.
David Barton attempts to prove we’d all be better off economically if we read our Bibles with a pedestrian attempt at developing a thesis
Pastor John Hagee’s hateful preaching is an example of why the GOP has become the party of choice for sociopaths and psychopaths
Southern Poverty Law Center offers a list of 30 New Activists Heading Up the Radical Right, who represent the worst America has to offer
Discredited psychologist and anti-gay “expert” Paul Cameron, claims that Obama is gay and that gays must be imprisoned before they kill kids
In the Jefferson Lies (2012), David Barton lets loose a barrage of lies and invents terms to turn Thomas Jefferson into a non-racist, clergy-loving Christian
David Barton’s fundamentalist culture war agenda colors all he does and all his attitudes and it is no surprise that historians are his ultimate bogeymen
Unsurprisingly, David Barton did not stand up well to Jon Stewart’s questioning, dodging issues, misrepresenting facts and when necessary, outright lying
Fundamentalists are crying oppression because the U.S. Air Force has decided that as of Oct 1 the Bible is not a required item at lodging facilities on its bases