David Barton

Liar David Barton Claims That U.S. Constitution Quotes ‘Almost Verbatim’ from Bible

Liar David Barton Claims That U.S. Constitution Quotes ‘Almost Verbatim’ from Bible

“You’ll find almost verbatim wording in many clauses of the Constitution to passages in the Bible. It’s a one-to-one correlation…

7 years ago

Vice President Mike Pence Wants the Bible Taught As Science

The evangelical fundamentalists, all 13.2 percent of them, are appealing to vice president-elect Pence by petition and demanding that he,…

7 years ago

Religious Right Clergy at Capitol Hill to ‘Drive Out Satan’ Drive Out Freedom Instead

"[T]he serious enemies are the priests of the different religious sects, to whose spells on the human mind its improvement…

7 years ago

Fake Historian David Barton Has Some Really Bad Advice for Evangelicals

The election results showed that a lot of people didn't want to follow the "timeless principles that have guided us,"…

8 years ago

David Barton Says if You Don’t Believe in the Bible, You Don’t Believe in the Constitution

"The fervency with which someone follows their religious faith, a biblical faith, is nearly always a direct indicator of how…

8 years ago

David Barton Finds Someone Dishonest Enough to Republish His Jefferson Lies

David Barton got his book of lies about Jefferson back into print again, thanks to the liars at World Net…

8 years ago

David Barton Claims Conservatives Want to Know All the Facts Before They Speak

David Barton who invents fact like nobody else, claims conservatives like him don't open their mouths unless they know all…

9 years ago

Ben Carson’s Use of Fake Jefferson Quote Reveals His Distance from Founding Ideals

Ben Carson repeatedly used a quote he attributed to Thomas Jefferson to justify his gun position. Unfortunately for Carson, Jefferson…

9 years ago

David Barton’s Appalling Lie that the Constitution Puts God’s Law Above Man’s Law

Barton says the Founding Fathers were all about God's law trumping man's. The problem is, the idea is nowhere found…

9 years ago

David Barton Says Woman on $10 Bill Denigrates Entire Economic System

This is an attempt to erase our history, we are told by a conservative on a show hosted by a…

9 years ago

David Barton Rejects Retirement as a Pagan Concept

Were he being honest, or did his words bear an even passing resemblance to fact, I would say that I…

9 years ago

Michigan Republican Says Schools Should be a Ministry of the Church

When Pink Floyd sang that "we don't need no education," I don't think church ministries are what they had in…

9 years ago

Mike Huckabee Says He Has Magic Powers and Will Use Them to Kill You

Mike Huckabee thinks he can call down fire from heaven to smite his opponents, an act (phew!) in violation of…

9 years ago

David Barton Lies That Lawsuit Which Did Not Take Place Proves He Doesn’t Lie

David Barton tried to refute his long history of lying by falsely claiming a lawsuit which never took place proves…

9 years ago

Why We Can’t Let Jeb Bush Pretend His Brother’s Wars Never Happened

Jeb doesn't realize how critical it is he convince us he is not his brother, because the more you listen…

9 years ago

David Barton Disciple Joining U.S. House Next Year Vows Holy War on Nonbelievers

Barry Loudermilk says he will fight against people who think they have a right to ruin Christmas by not being…

9 years ago

Midterm Madness – Meet the Latest Republican Crazies to Hold Office

Gordon Klingenschmitt brings his demonic obsessions to the Colorado State Senate and Michael Peroutka his neo-Confederate secessionism to Anne Arundel…

10 years ago

Louie Gohmert Indulges in Fantasies About Gay Massages Rather than History

Gohmert says gay soldiers in ancient Greek just wanted massages, but Philip of Macedon, who fought them, knew the worthiness…

10 years ago

Republicans Say Rainbow Flags Remind them of Nazi Flags – But Actual Nazi Flags Don’t

Mike Huckabee says he's tired of this. All I've got to say is that we're tired of it too, and…

10 years ago

Colorado Republican’s Claim that America Ended Slavery Voluntarily Steals Our History

Pamela Mazanec asks, "Shouldn't our students be provided that viewpoint? This is part of the argument that America is exceptional."

10 years ago

The Truth is, Religious Bigots, if Islam is Not a Religion, Neither is Christianity

David Barton presents a geo-political Christianity Rev. Jody Hice says Muslims can't have, meaning Barton's Christianity is not a religion

10 years ago

No Global Warming? NOAA Says January Was Fourth Warmest on Record

You have to go all the way back to 1976 - the year Paul McCartney and Wings made it to…

10 years ago

Jerry Boykin Says Manly Man’s Man Jesus Will Come Back Toting an AR-15

Boykin assures the faithful, "I believe now - I've checked this out - I believe that sword he'll be carrying…

10 years ago

Ted Cruz Finds Fellow Constitution Haters on the Religious Right

Ted Cruz whined to Janet Mefferd and David Barton about President Obama's imaginary attack on "traditional" marriage

10 years ago

The Theocratic Agenda Behind the Anti-Marriage Equality Movement

The Religious Right says legalization of same-sex marriage is like banning interracial marriage but then they think tyranny is anyone…

10 years ago

Bryan Fischer Rejects Constitution – Says Evolutionists Disqualified from Political Office

Fischer says that an evolutionist "does not share the political worldview that established the United States of America" - except…

10 years ago

Sarah Palin Disgraces History With Claim Adams and Jefferson Support Her War on Christmas

Sarah Palin's contention that Founding Fathers John Adams and Thomas Jefferson would join her in the war against the imagined…

10 years ago

Michele Bachmann Says Obama has Rewritten Constitution For Himself

"You're not a king, you're not a dictator, you can't do whatever you want. Our Constitution limits the president's power,…

10 years ago

Tissues for the Tea Party’s Issues

The tea party is the intersection of cognitive dissonance and reality. It's certain to become a reality show. Oh wait…

10 years ago

Mike Huckabee Renews Assault on Sanity of a Living Wage

Huckabee complains that it is easy to spend somebody else's money; it is apparently far easier from his perspective to…

11 years ago

The GOP is Unrepentantly Evil and This is Why

They will reduce working class Americans to serfs, put our children to work, rape our wives, sisters, and daughters, and…

11 years ago

God Does Not Want you to Drink Starbucks, Says David Barton

God really does NOT want you drinking Starbucks! It's that "holiness" or "sanctification" thingie. Just don't ask Barton which verse…

11 years ago

Ted Cruz is Attending David Barton’s Conference for State Legislators

Barton is not a scientist. He is not a historian. He pretends to be a constitutional scholar but has no…

11 years ago

David Barton Thinks He Scares Us

"I'm really scary," Barton declared. "I am very scary for people who have a secular worldview."

11 years ago

To Celebrate Veterans Day David Barton Lies About What Bible Says About PTSD

Barton might want to think about the fact that nowhere does Jesus say that liars and hustlers and grifters will…

11 years ago

Festival of Lights Invites Demons into White House Says Bryan Fischer

Bryan Fischer says of Hinduism, "This is a counterfeit religion,. It is an Eastern religion. It is, in essence, an…

11 years ago

For the Last Time, the Constitution is Not Based on the Bible

Tom DeLay says "God created the nation and God created the Constitution; it is written on biblical principles."

11 years ago

Reality Messing with your Narrative? Invent a More Congenial World

Republicans can talk about things that never happened as though they did, but Democrats cannot talk about things that DID…

11 years ago

Michele Bachmann Says Only God Can Defeat Hilary in 2016

Republicans know they are in such trouble in 2016 that only divine intervention can save them from themselves and those…

11 years ago

David Barton Says Fear of God Will Fix U.S. Literacy Rates

Barton says that fear of God induces literacy but does not explain why when America was a Christian nation literacy…

11 years ago

Mike Huckabee Complains Teaching Kids Basic Anatomy is Indoctrination

Mike Huckabee feels that teaching children basic anatomy, that all living things reproduce, and inappropriate touching, is indoctrination

11 years ago

Johnny is Demonically Possessed Because he Chose a Gray Crayon

Careful what color Crayon you choose to draw the human brain: Dr. Mungadze can tell if you're gay or if…

11 years ago

Pink Swastika Author to be Tried for Crimes Against Humanity

Scott Lively claims he is being persecuted for persecuting LGBT persons, but he thinks his own crimes are excused by…

11 years ago

Republicans Try To Disprove Evolution By Claiming that Dragons Really Existed

The more science discovers about how the universe works, the more regressive Republican thinking becomes. Dragons were real and prove…

11 years ago

Getting Cray-Cray for God in Iowa – or Let’s Party Like it’s 2016

Though we're three-years-plus out from Election Day 2016, the Iowa clown car is fast filling up with those jockeying to…

11 years ago

Things Thomas Jefferson Never Said About Gun Control

Conservatives love to invent quotes to back up their positions and they hate it when somebody - including "communist" CNN…

11 years ago

Christian Nationalism Defines the Rhetoric of Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio

The tenets of Christian nationalism - control of the government for Jesus - is behind the political aspirations of Rand…

11 years ago

The True Jeffersonian Face of Religious Freedom

For Thomas Jefferson, religious freedom was neither freedom to coerce nor a coerced mind, but rather a free mind

11 years ago

School District Indoctrinates Ohio Children With Course Teaching Fictional Right Wing History

David Barton is reaching out to corrupt the minds of Ohio children by teaching his fantastical tales of an America…

11 years ago

Gay Representative Barred from Speaking Because He is in Violation of God’s Law

Apparently, those who find themselves in violation of God's law, lose their rights under Republican governance

11 years ago

E.W. Jackson Whines That Religious Tests Only Apply to People He Doesn’t Like

Virginia's GOP nominee for lieutenant governor feels he can say whatever he wants and you have absolutely no right to…

11 years ago

How Christian Myth Overinflates the Religious Right’s Sense of Self Importance

The Fundamentalist Christian sense of self-importance paradoxically makes them essential to civilization, which existed long before the Bible

11 years ago

Fox News Says Rep. Keith Ellison Is ‘Very Dangerous’ Because He’s a Muslim

Apparently if you actually exercise your First Amendment rights to be something other than Christian, you're dangerous.

11 years ago

Bryan Fischer Says Liberals Hate America and Christianity

Bryan Fischer dishonestly says liberals hate America and Christianity because they want to replace America as it was founded

11 years ago

The GOP’s Boston-inspired Insanity

The GOP: Sodomizing our shared reality - and you

11 years ago

Pat Robertson Says You Have Demons in Your Underpants

Pat Robertson thinks there are demons in your underpantsr, so be sure to rebuke them before heading out of the…

11 years ago

Show Me State Republicans Need Somebody to Show them Reality on Gun Control

If any facet of the GOP's war on America has grown to lunatic proportions, it is gun control. The more…

11 years ago

Gun Nuts to Build 2,000 Acre Citadel in Idaho’s American Redoubt

How do America's most extreme gun enthusiasts want to live? You'll soon get to find out as they build their…

11 years ago

A Desperate Religious Right Renews the War on Marriage Equality

With growing desperation, the Religious Right tries to stem the liberal tide of toleration, equality, and genuine religious liberty

11 years ago

The Religious Right Wants You Dead in God’s Name

The endless chorus from the Religious Right that all that plagues our society is the result of divine wrath has…

11 years ago

David Barton Says We’ve Got to Have the Same Guns the Government Has

David Barton says the Founding Fathers would want us armed with the same weapons available to the government - because…

11 years ago

Federal Judge Says North Carolina’s Choose Life License Plates are Unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina cannot offer choose life plates without also offering pro-choice plates

11 years ago

Conservatives Are Dreaming of a ‘White’ Christmas

Conservatives are dreaming of a 'white' Christmas, and that is all Christmas really is to them: a means to an…

11 years ago

Glenn Beck’s Philosophical Belch – Agenda 21

Glenn Beck takes the new Egyptian Constitution as an opportunity to push his UN conspiracy and to predict a US…

11 years ago

Why Conservatives are Wrong When They Say Liberalism Will Fail

Conservatives have convinced themselves of libearlism's illigitimacy; now they have convinced themselves liberalism will fail

12 years ago

Romney Lies on CNN. This is his Real Vision for America

Mitt Romney took to CNN's opinion page to lie about his vision for America but his real vision is somewhat…

12 years ago

Romney’s Tax Plan Turns the Laws of Mathematics on their Head

Ask yourself why the laws of mathematics work differently for Mitt Romney than for the rest of the universe before…

12 years ago

Kirk Cameron Throws Stones at Gays But Says He is the Stoning Victim

Kirk Cameron has been stoning gays and lesbians but wants to present himself as the victim because people dared criticize…

12 years ago

The GOP’s Blatant Support for Theocracy

The GOP has surrendered its platform to the most extremist elements within the Religious Right and offers a candidate who…

12 years ago

An Interview with Nonbeliever Nation’s Author, David Niose

I ask David Niose, author of Nonbeliever Nation, a few questions about his book and about recent events in both…

12 years ago

Nonbeliever Nation by David Niose is a Secular Manifesto

David Niose's timely book is not another look at the Religious Right; this call to arms is written for Secular…

12 years ago

Ralph Reed Tries Some Hocus Pocus for a Bush Redux in 2012

Ralph Reed, the 90's Evangelical Wunderkind, once disgraced, is back again mobilizing the vote he once said was mythical, for…

12 years ago

Meme of Desperation – Bush Gave Middle East 10 Years of Peace

In a breathtaking revision of history, we are being told that President Bush gave the Middle East ten years of…

12 years ago

The Recipe for a Republican Politician

The unsavory ingredients that go into making a Republican politician create a perfect storm for America and the world in…

12 years ago

The DNC in Charlotte To Be Ground Zero for Fundamentalist Bigots

The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte is being targeted by fundies as Ground Zero for acts of martyrdom and cries…

12 years ago

Clint Eastwood Becomes the Incoherent Face of the Incoherent GOP

Odd as Eastwood's "Eastwooding" performance was, Mitt Romney was back stage laughing and Eastwood was praised for hitting key talking…

12 years ago

Florida Family Council-Only Christianity Could Create or Save America

John Stemberger tosses facts aside to claim that only Christianity could create the American experience and only Christianity can save…

12 years ago

Christian End-Time Fantasies Endanger Us All

Christian end time fantasies are not limited to the world of fiction; these people get elected to office and influence,…

12 years ago

Glenn Beck May Give Barton’s Book of Lies a New Lease on Life

David Barton's Christian publisher may have dropped his book of lies and who better to save lies about a Founding…

12 years ago

David Barton and Bryan Fischer Get All Three-Year Old on Their Critics

Barton can't win an argument on merits so he attempts to delegitimize critics instead by assigning them to the category…

12 years ago

Dogma and Expediency War for Conservative Christian Hearts and Minds

For years we've been told Obama's Christianity matters but where Romney's Mormonism comes in, will expediency win out over dogma…

12 years ago

David Barton’s Christian Publisher Finds His Book Deficient and Cancels It

David Barton found himself without a publisher Friday when Thomas Nelson pulled his books from the shelves and canceled its…

12 years ago

David Barton Finally Answers his Critics – by Attacking Them

Barton's The Jefferson Lies has been criticized by scholars, but Barton won't argue history: he's more interested in character assassination…

12 years ago

Pastor Who Wants to Kill Gays Should Read his Gay Friendly Bible First

Yet another Evangelical hater wants to kill gays like the Pilgrims did but he might want to stop and read…

12 years ago

Demythologizing Christianity’s Most Cherished Moment: Nero and the Christians, Part One

It is always claimed that Christianity has been persecuted ever since Nero but it can be argued that this is…

12 years ago

David Barton Supporters Say Criticism of Barton Proves Barton is Right

David Barton's deputy Rick Green and the ACLJ's David French claim that criticism of David Barton proves that Barton is…

12 years ago

Obama Has Removed the Last Shred of Divine Covering Over the White House? Really?

Apparently, President Obama has ripped away from imaginary protective layer over the White House for which surface-to-air missiles are no…

12 years ago

Republicans Defy the Founding Fathers By Allowing Religion to Influence Policy

When the Founding Fathers devised how America would function they knew the danger of allowing religion to govern the country,…

12 years ago

David Barton’s New Thesis: People Who Are on Welfare Don’t Read the Bible

David Barton attempts to prove we'd all be better off economically if we read our Bibles with a pedestrian attempt…

12 years ago

Why the GOP is the Party of Choice for Sociopaths and Psychopaths

Pastor John Hagee's hateful preaching is an example of why the GOP has become the party of choice for sociopaths…

12 years ago

Trapped by Religion

Thomas Jefferson once hoped to liberate us from being trapped by beliefs not our own but the GOP has made…

12 years ago

A Look at 30 Extremists Who Want to Destroy America

Southern Poverty Law Center offers a list of 30 New Activists Heading Up the Radical Right, who represent the worst…

12 years ago

Fundie Says Obama is Gay, Imprison Gays Before They Kill Kids

Discredited psychologist and anti-gay "expert" Paul Cameron, claims that Obama is gay and that gays must be imprisoned before they…

12 years ago

The Dimensions of Fundamentalist Christian Deceit

Did you ever stop to wonder why Throckmorton and Coulter's Getting Jefferson Right is being favorably reviewed at a liberal…

12 years ago

Getting Jefferson Right – A Review

Two conservative Christian scholars team up to debunk Barton's The Jefferson Lies, exposing Barton's lies of commission and ommission and…

12 years ago

The Barton Lies: A Review of David Barton’s The Jefferson Lies

In the Jefferson Lies (2012), David Barton lets loose a barrage of lies and invents terms to turn Thomas Jefferson…

12 years ago

Right Winger Sells Lies to Repurpose America’s Past for Conservative Agenda

David Barton's fundamentalist culture war agenda colors all he does and all his attitudes and it is no surprise that…

12 years ago

Jon Stewart Dissects David Barton Who Responds by Lying

Unsurprisingly, David Barton did not stand up well to Jon Stewart's questioning, dodging issues, misrepresenting facts and when necessary, outright…

12 years ago

Once Again, Christians Mistake Removing a Special Privilege with Oppression

Fundamentalists are crying oppression because the U.S. Air Force has decided that as of Oct 1 the Bible is not…

12 years ago