Tag Archives: religion

The Reincarnation Of Elmer Gantry

Provided by People For The American Way, here’s a delightful sampling of the homophobic spewing by Rev. Rod Parsely, John McCain’s new “spiritual guide.” Step back, you don’t want to get spittle on you.

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The Pope Can’t Wait To Meet You

Pope Evilictus Valdemort is looking forward to his April visit to the United States, where Jeebus’ people are fighting the good fight against queers. “The American people’s historic appreciation of the role of religion in shaping public discourse and in shedding light on the inherent moral dimension of social issues is reflected in the efforts of so many of your ...

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Brokeback Mount

Barack Obama told a crowd of supporters yesterday that his support for gay civil unions is based on the Bible’s “Sermon On The Mount.” “I don’t think it [a same-sex union] should be called marriage, but I think that it is a legal right that they should have that is recognized by the state,” said Obama. “If people find that ...

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Obama Says Homophobia Isn’t Christian

Speaking before a mostly black audience yesterday, Barack Obama chastised Christians that disrespect gay people.  Via Ben Smith at Politico.com: Obama’s rally in Beaumont today was the highest-energy of this Texas swing, with a crowd that was about three-quarters black cheering at almost every turn. An interesting moment came when he was asked a question about LGBT rights and delivered ...

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Talking To Kids About AIDS

Yesterday the NY Times published a piece about a film called Please Talk To Kids About AIDS, which explores when to teach children about safe sex. From the story: In it, two incredibly sweet and precocious sisters — Vineeta and Sevilla Hennessey, ages 6 and 4 — accompany their parents, the filmmakers, to the 2006 International AIDS Conference in Toronto. ...

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Prison For Would-Be Pride Bomber

A tiny bit of light in today’s parade of horrors: (Zagreb) A 25-year old man convicted of plotting to throw Molotov cocktails into a gay pride march last July in the Croatian capital has been sentenced to 14 months behind bars. Josip Situm was convicted of endangering lives and property. He was arrested last summer as he prepared to hurl ...

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Gay Rights Cause Earthquakes!

“A cost-effective way of averting earthquake damage would be to stop passing legislation on how to encourage homosexual activity in the State of Israel, which anyways causes earthquakes.” – Shlomo Benizri, of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party, speaking in a Knesset debate on earthquake preparedness. Israel’s LGBT Association responded: “It is sad that a religious MK [Member of Knesset] in Israel ...

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AFA: Don’t Say ‘OHMIGOD!’
(ohmigodjoemigodohmigod)

Jeremy at Good As You tipped me that the American Family Association is pissed at TVLand for the title of their new feature, the OHMIGOD! That’s So 80’s Weekend. I’m guessing they’d also have an issue with the title of this here website thingy. Maybe the content too. A little.

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SB777 Battles Continue

WingNutDaily is claiming that 10% of California’s public school students may be leaving for private and home schooling due to the state’s anti-bullying bill, SB777. Only months after a new state law effectively banned “mom” and “dad” from California schools [JMG: It doesn’t.], a total of 600,000 students could follow because of what has been described as the “repudiation” of ...

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Dobson Endorses Huckabee

After Mitt Romney pulled out of the race yesterday, the evangelical leader of Focus On The Family, James Dobson, gave his long-sought endorsement to Mike Huckabee. Dobson is the largest evangelical endorsee of Huckabee, most of whom have shied away from the candidate due to his admonitions that evangelicals should be more involved in poverty and environmental causes. “The remaining ...

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Anglican Church Predicts Sharia Law
For Parts Of Britain

Dr. Rowan Williams, head of communion for England’s Anglican Church, says that it is “unavoidable” that Islamic Sharia law will be adopted in parts of the country and that a “reasonable accommodation” must be made over the issue. “It seems unavoidable and, as a matter of fact, certain conditions of Sharia are already recognised in our society and under our ...

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Haggard Quits Re-Straightifying Program

The new pastor at Denver’s New Life Church, former home to Ted Haggard, has issued a press release announcing that Haggard has requested to leave the team created to “restore” him as a Jeebus-fearing breeder and that as Haggard’s restoration is “incomplete”, he is not welcome to return to New Life. It appears that the best brainwashers in the business ...

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HomoQuotable – Bruce Bawer

“Not very long ago, Oslo was an icy Shangri-la of Scandinavian self-discipline, governability, and respect for the law. But in recent years, there have been grim changes, including a rise in gay-bashings. The summer of 2006 saw an unprecedented wave of them. The culprits, very disproportionately, are young Muslim men. “It’s not just Oslo, of course. The problem afflicts most ...

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Fake Steve Jobs Hates The Pope

Forbes senior editor Daniel Lyons, the guy who was revealed last fall as the author of the blog The Secret Diary Of Steve Jobs , stepped out his usual mocking of Apple culture to write a post titled Pope Blast Media In Pathetic Attempt To Boost His Own Pageviews: Well it’s the oldest trick in the book. Want to get ...

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Phelps Clan To Picket Ledger Funeral

The Westboro Baptist Church plans to picket Heath Ledger’s funeral. Yes. WBC will picket this pervert’s funeral, in religious protest and warning: “Be not deceived; God is not mocked.” Gal. 6:7. Heath Ledger thought it was great fun defying God Almighty and his plain word; to wit: God Hates Fags! & Fag Enablers! Ergo, God hates the sordid tacky, bucket ...

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Rolling like A Rapper

Dateline covered the lavish lifestyle of Pastor Benny Hinn, which includes a $10M oceanside mansion, personal jets, and numerous stays at opulent resorts where the daily room rates are in the thousands of dollars. But it’s OK, cuz he totally uses the rest of his time exhorting his millions of viewers to send him money to feed the starving children ...

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Iowans Pray-Walk Against Gay Marriage

Several hundred Iowans gathered at their state capital yesterday in a “prayer walk” against gay marriage. The attendees are demanding that legislators launch an effort to amend the state constitution. The issue of gay marriage gained attention last August when District Judge Robert Hanson ruled that Iowa’s marriage law is unconstitutional. He ordered the Polk County recorder to permit same-sex ...

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Talking Out Of Four Sides Of His Mouths

December 30th, on Meet The Press: “I’ve never tried to come out with some way of imposing a doctrinaire Christian perspective in a way that is really against the Constitution. I’ve never done that.” January 14th, speaking to evangelical supporters in Michigan: “What we need to do is to amend the Constitution so that it’s in God’s standards rather than ...

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Law & Order: Special Jeebus Unit

Christian activists are demanding an apology from NBC for portraying Christians as “violent Bible thumpers.” A recent “Law & Order” show portraying a leader in a college Christian ministry as anti-homosexual and Christians as “Bible thumpers” is drawing ire from a watchdog group for anti-Christian bigotry. In the opening of the NBC show’s episode last week, a leader in a ...

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Wingnuts Take Star Trek To Planet Atheist

As Pam puts it, Gene Roddenberry would be rolling over in his grave, had his ashes not been shot into space. Painfully, painfully bad. Wait for the biology lesson in the middle part.

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