I genuinely thought the Christian Right had exhausted itself when it came to spitting fire and brimstone about the causes and consequences of homosexuality. But this is a new one, even on me. Ok, so brace yourself. The founder of Holy Fire Ministries, a lovely chap called Ben Farais, says […]
Discredited Right-Wing Myths
What are these tunnels run under Israel - the supposed reason for invading Gaza? One kibbutz (communal settlement) kept...
Creationist Ken Ham has called on the US government to cancel its space program, arguing the money is being wasted...
In the sentiment of “arm everybody and, if it goes wrong, let god sort it out,” Kentucky has decided on...
Immigration is an issue politicized beyond all sense of perspective and principle. As the richest country in the world, and one of the largest too, you’d think it was a no-brainer that we have space and opportunity enough to give a welcome to those fleeing persecution or chasing a dream. […]Read more ›
Conservatives are pissed off because liberals being “fiscally irresponsible” is one of their all time favorite talking points and they can’t even mention the deficit anymore.Read more ›
Climate Denier: Blaming Global Warming On Carbon Dioxide Is Like Persecuting ‘Jews Under Hitler’ (VIDEO)
Greenhouse gases are being unfairly picked on: That’s the stance of physics professor and outspoken climate change denier William Happer who thinks climate scientists are the Nazis of the scientific community. CNBC’s commitment to “both sides” of any scientific debate meant having the Exxon-funded scientist (who, as Media Matters points […]Read more ›
‘Godfather of Tea Party’ Has Meltdown After CNBC Host Shows He’s Been Wrong About Everything (VIDEO)
The financial analyst credited with kickstarting the Tea Party movement couldn’t handle the truth when a CNBC host happened to point out that almost everything he had ever predicted had been horribly, laughably wrong. Rick Santelli, who reports from the floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange, made a name for […]Read more ›
While Republicans argue whether the best way to deter Central American kids from coming to America is to point guns at them, plant landmines, or send them to Mexico, a House Democrat took a refreshingly different approach: Why don’t we try to help them instead? In the last year, an […]Read more ›
Earlier this year, California 8th-graders were encouraged to question whether the Holocaust actually happened during a controversial assignment. Following public outcry when the story went international back in May, administrators for the Rialto Unified School District agreed to revise the assignment – but they argued that none of the children […]Read more ›
If you think the President hasn’t done anything you need to see this list.Read more ›
A Republican candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives has uttered beliefs so dumb-headed that they make Todd Akin’s idea that women couldn’t get pregnant through rape look positively forward-thinking. Bob Frey believes that AIDS was caused by sperm enzymes entering the anus of another male. Frey, told the MinnPost […]Read more ›
It’s incredibly dishonest and incredibly selfish but are you really surprised? That’s pretty much the right wing in a nut shell to begin with.Read more ›
There’s a good reason why the GOP keep banging on about public spending – they want to stop you looking at the missing trillions thanks to the Bush Tax cuts. A new report argues these cuts actually cost Americans $6.6 trillion in personal income — more than enough to pay […]Read more ›
Who do they think they’re kidding? More and more, the answer seems to be: No one. Not even themselves.Read more ›
The results of what researchers are billing as the “largest study of its type in the world” show that children who grow up with same-sex parents score markedly higher on levels of health and wellbeing than their peers from traditional family units. University of Melbourne researcher Simon Crouch and his […]Read more ›
Rick Perry Thought He Had Perfect Solution To Illegal Immigration Until Someone Asked Him To Explain It
As many of his fellow Republicans seem content to merely whine about President Obama’s handling of illegal immigration, Texas Governor Rick Perry decided to show the country that he’s a man of action. Unfortunately, his bold plan went down in flames almost as soon as he said it out loud. […]Read more ›
Despite how often justice activists and protesters are referred to as day-dreaming, irrational, dirty hippies – science just stepped in to show that all those taking an active place in battling injustice are actually acting the most rationally. A University of Chicago study published in the Journal of Neuroscience has revealed […]Read more ›
“Anti-racist is a code word for anti-white,” the billboard alongside I-20 at Birmingham, Alabama. The message could not be clearer if it bore a picture of Adolf Hitler and the words “The Jews are our Misfortune” – the intention is to convince the audience that white people face an existential […]Read more ›
Have at it, GOP! Start complaining how much you hate the idea of paying a little extra so the sick and poor can see a doctor. See how that works out for you!Read more ›