- Oh good. Former half-term governor Sarah Palin will speak at next week's Values Voter Summit.
- FRC prays: "May strong pro-life men and women be elected this November just weeks from now!"
- BarbWire is really giving WND a run for its money as the Right's premier source for insane content.
- George Soros is behind everything.
- Finally, Bryan Fischer spent two segments on his radio program today calling for the reinstatement of DADT, citing a recent GQ article about male-on-male sexual assault in the military. The article, of course, explicitly notes that such assaults have nothing to do with homosexuality: "'One of the myths is that the perpetrators identify as gay, which is by and large not the case,' says James Asbrand, a psychologist with the Salt Lake City VA's PTSD clinical team. 'It's not about the sex. It's about power and control.'"
- The National Organization for Marriage needs donations because "the next six months may determine the future of marriage in America for generations to come!"
- Poor people in America are not really poor, Robert Rector of the Heritage Foundation explains, because some of them own TVs and cars and have internet access.
- Anne Graham Lotz responds to Jews who were upset by her assertion that they need Jesus to be saved by quoting the Apostle Paul's letter to the Romans, which really ought to convince them.
- Micah Clark of the American Family Association of Indiana is not happy about judges allowing gay partners to be listed as the "spouse" on death certificates: "[R]ather than fully force same-sex marriage upon a state, they are chipping away at this through a public policy matter, knowing that this weakens marriage laws and [that] future judges can totally overturn the law by pointing back at these decisions."
- Brian Camenker of MassResistance says that Scott Brown is nothing more than a liberal carpetbagger.
- Finally, Vision America asks you to sign its voter pledge: "To restore religious freedom, I pledge to vote wisely in the upcoming political party primaries and general elections, and by reviewing factual data in Vision America Action's Voter Guide."
- Glenn Beck will be speaking at the Values Voter Summit again this year.
- According to CBN's David Brody, just about every leading GOP presidential hopeful supports legislation "that would ban abortions in America after twenty weeks."
- This is the actual title of Phyllis Schlafly's latest radio commentary: "Attacks on Religious Freedom Remind Us of Vietnam."
- Bryan Fischer seems to think that Ray Rice has a good chance of being reinstated by the NFL because his suspension violates the Fifth Amendment's double jeopardy clause.
- Finally, how is Kirk Cameron going to win the war on Christmas when his film will only be in theaters for two weeks?
- Jim Garlow has organized something called "The Jefferson Gathering" on Capitol Hill, in which Religious Right activists like Jonathan Cahn are brought in to speak to members of Congress and lead them in prayer.
- Watching Glenn Beck struggle to come up with a coherent conspiracy theory to explain why President Obama uses the term "ISIL" rather than "ISIS" is rather entertaining.
- Lee Duigon explains that liberals are unhappy because "Satan is unhappy": "When the devil is angry and unhappy, his servants are angry and unhappy."
- Bryan Fischer is worried that Adrian Peterson's indictment on charges of child abuse will give corporal punishment a bad name, which shouldn't happen because its use is commanded by God.
- Finally, "Coach" Dave Daubenmire is no conspiracy theorist, but contrails are nefarious and "something is being sprayed on us!"
- Kevin Sorbo says people just were not "enlightened" enough to understand the point he was making when he said that the Jews killed Jesus.
- FRC prays against Common Core: "May the American people be fully awakened! May parents have courage to stand fast in their God-given liberty, responsibility and authority to direct their children's education. May citizen activists persuade their state leaders to reverse course!"
- Liberty Counsel vows to take its fight against "ex-gay" therapy bans all the way to the Supreme Court "and we will not stop fighting until these laws are relegated to the dustbins of history."
- Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson shared his theological insights with Glenn Beck today: "The political correct cesspool we’re swimming around in [goes] against God on every point."
- Finally, this piece by Robert Stacy McCain might just be the most bizarre screed we have ever seen posted on BarbWire. We can say for sure that it is the only thing we've ever seen posted there that uses the word "assholes" more than once.
- Federal prosecutors are seeking sixteen months in prison for Dinesh D'Souza, largely based on the fact that his supposed contrition before the court does not square with the public statements he made about the case elsewhere.
- Ray Comfort's upcoming anti-gay movie is going to be absolutely amazing, according to Ray Comfort.
- Peter LaBarbera is furious that the U.S. will not support other nation's efforts to criminalize homosexuality: "Just because America has fallen so far that we now treat sin, in this case homosexuality, as a civil right doesn't mean we have the right to force that on other countries that have more wholesome and biblical values."
- New Jersey's ban on ex-gay therapy has been upheld by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Finally, Rep. Michele Bachmann, Rep. Louie Gohmert, and Sen. Ted Cruz all participated in David Barton's most recent pastor's briefing in Washington, D.C.
- Glenn Beck is now enamored with Andrew W.K., spending an entire hour with him on TV last night and calling him "one of the more important voices to unite America."
- Some more keen insights from Todd Starnes: "Secretary of State Kerry says ISIS is anti-Islam. It seems like this administration is more interested in defending Islam than they are the United States."
- Things would be so much better "if America were a Christian nation."
- Deacon Keith Fournier gushes about Rick Santorum and hopes that he runs for president: "Rick Santorum is a statesman in an age of salesmen – and women. He is a man with a chest."
- South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will speak at Bob Jones University next week.
- Finally, Rick Joyner reveals that he recently spent eight hours in Heaven.
- Ray Comfort's next film is going to be about homosexuality, so that ought to be enlightening.
- Liberty Counsel says it desperately needs to raise "$50,000 before the end of the month in order to meet our monthly budget."
- Bob McDonnell is no longer teaching at Liberty University. We wonder why?
- The American Family Association is now officially boycotting Target.
- Finally, Bryan Fischer continues to praise other nations for criminalizing homosexuality.
- Another claim promoted by Glenn Beck gets debunked by his own website.
- Russian President Vladimir Putin is being guided by Satan, according
to a leader of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
- Jesse Lee Peterson says anti-gay business owners
should agree to provide services to gay customers, but only after telling them that they will use the money from the sale to
make a donation to anti-gay legal groups.
- The National Organization for Marriage's John
Eastman is confident that the Supreme Court will not "strike down thousands of years of history and the
laws of 35 states, and say the Constitution, that doesn't speak to this question, somehow mandated that every state
redefine its institution of marriage."
- Bryan Fischer claims that Wendy Davis "is pro-life at the core of her conscience and is either blind to that plain fact or
refuses to admit it."
- Finally, Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall has written a post on the Family Research
Council's blog blasting Cardinal Timothy Dolan for not objecting to the decision to allow a gay group to march in the St.
Patrick's Day Parade: "As society continues to disregard what America’s Founders wrote about the laws of
Nature and Nature’s God, the moral fabric of our nation is disintegrating to the point of becoming thread bare, unable
to hold together even the most basic values upon which our nation was founded. For a Church authority to embrace political
correctness at such a time will have consequences which extend far beyond the parade route."
Family Research Council says President Obama shows “warmth toward” America’s “Islamic enemies,” warning that “his seeming disinterest in ISIS’ genocide of Christians and his vacillation amid other world threats” means “radical terrorists can only be expected to increase their attacks within and without the U.S.”
- The verdict is in and former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife have both been found guilty on multiple counts of corruption.
- Laurie Roth tells President Obama that "the American people aren’t done with our freedom, our Constitution, our Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights ... The American people are also not done with our guns, Holy Bibles and Jesus."
- Tom DeLay says that "in defending America against radical Islamic terrorism, Barack Obama cannot be trusted. Barack Obama was raised a Muslim, and he claims he is a Christian, and I can’t say for sure whether he’s a Christian or not, but he has shown over the last few years that he has great sympathies with Islam."
- For a guy who went around boldly proclaiming that he was a victim of political persecution, Dinesh D'Souza sure does sound contrite now that he is begging for mercy after having admitted to violating campaign finance laws.
- Footage of David Barton speaking in Ukraine is starting to show up on YouTube.
- Meriam Ibrahim will appear at the upcoming Values Voter Summit where she will be honored.
- Finally, there was a rainbow over Washington, D.C. recently and Anne Graham-Lotz wonders if it was a sign that God heard her prayers for Jerusalem.
- Concerned Women for America and Mike Huckabee are organizing a "Stand With Israel Rally."
After he retires from the Senate in a few months, Sen. Tom Coburn is going to launch an effort in support of the
right-wing plan to organize a Convention of the States.
- Gina Miller warns that Facebook "is the face of burgeoning
communist censorship. It is the face of the anti-Americanism of the radical Left. It is the face of the
metastasizing tyranny that is fast growing in our nation."
- Tough guy Todd Starnes is
back with more foreign policy advice: "That’s how you respond to Islamic radicals. You grab a gun. You stand your ground and blow
those evil sons-of-guns to kingdom come."
- The phrase
"the thing that ... feels the most true to me" perfectly sums up Glenn Beck's entire worldview.
Finally, Franklin Graham says the End Times are near: "As I read the news, I can't help but wonder if we
are in the last hours before our Lord Jesus Christ returns to rescue His church and God pours out His wrath on the world for
the rejection of His Son."
- Todd Starnes, Rick Santorum, Oliver North, Kirk Cameron, and the Benham Brothers are among those scheduled to speak at Liberty University this semester.
- Scott Lively is running for governor in Massachusetts in order to "restore a biblical worldview among conservatives here in this state and other values voters."
- It is always worth reminding people that Kimberly Daniels is a sitting city councilwoman in Jacksonville, Florida.
- Laurie Higgins is predicatbly outraged that Judge Richard Posner did not buy the Religious Right's arguments against gay marriage.
- Uh oh, creationists have "evolutionists on the run."
- Finally, Glenn Beck returned from vacation with some smart thoughts on the news that various female celebrities had their private photos stolen and posted on the internet. Just kidding.
- Ben Carson says that he is "an instrument that’s being used to help restore this country."
- Peter Sprigg is very mad that judges on the 7th Circuit did not seem to buy the right-wing arguments against marriage equality.
- Liberty Counsel's Mat Staver is also mad and blames it all on Alfred Kinsey.
- Gary Cass says it is hypocritical for America to be horrified by ISIS: "In Iraq there are foreign invaders brutalizing and beheading children. In America we brutalize and behead our own children! Surgical abortion is nothing less horrific or less brutal than what we see happening to the children in Iraq, only WE ARE DOING IT TO OUR OWN CHILDREN!"
- Chris McDaniel made yet another appearance on Bryan Fischer's radio show today.
- Finally, speaking of Fischer, he delivered another insightful science lesson today when he explained that Jesus is the magic force that holds the entire universe together:
- Tough guy Todd Starnes tells President Obama that "it’s time to take off the mom jeans and put on some big boy pants."
- What exactly makes the National Organization for Marriage's Robert George an expert on ISIS and foreign policy?
- Speaking of ISIS, its rise is all President Obama's fault: "As a human being and a president you are an epic failure: your only contribution, misery. In a just country mindful of the rule of law, you would be charged with treason and removed from office."
- Jan Markell disagrees, because she thinks it is really all Jimmy Carter's fault.
- FRC is going to explain why "Religious Freedom is Good for Business."
- Finally, the Benham Brothers can't understand how they could possibly be considered anti-woman for opposing reproductive rights since they love their wives and daughters very much.
- Pastor Steve Kern, husband of rabidly anti-gay Oklahoma legislator Sally Kern, lost his own bid for state office yesterday.
- William Gheen of Americans for Legal Immigration PAC is organizing "71 rallies across the country this weekend to rally support for the nation's beleaguered law enforcement officers and veterans."
- Mat Staver says the fact that judges keep striking down gay marriage bans is undermining the legitimacy of the judiciary: "When judges begin to cross the line - and I think they certainly do when they have the audacity to say that you cannot affirm the natural, created order of marriage as between a man and a woman - that ultimately undermines confidence of the people in the judiciary."
- The American Decency Association is targeting Michigan Governor Rick Snyder for agreeing to speak to The Islamic Society of North America because ISNA "is a radical Muslim organization that owns and runs mosques throughout North America, functioning as an 'umbrella organization' and 'clearinghouse' to connect all Muslim activities in the United States."
- Finally, Bryan Fischer spent an entire segment of his radio broadcast today discussing Michael Sam's showering habits.
- Sometimes we wonder if Bryan Fischer just stays up at night trying to figure out ways to troll for attention: "Perhaps the most sinister and dangerous lie the left has beaten into the brains of unthinking Americans is that there is strength in diversity. Nothing could be further from the truth. Diversity, as the first syllable in the word implies, divides. It does not unify. It fractures, debilitates, and diffuses. Energy that could be harnessed through unity of purpose and values is frittered away."
- Don Feder declares that "Rand Paul’s politically correct spasm over Ferguson should preclude the possibility of Son of Ron getting anywhere near the GOP nomination in 2016."
- Similarly, Ken Blackwell says that Ben Carson doesn't actually have a chance of becoming president: "[T]o think that you could go right from being a world-renowned surgeon to leading a national government and becoming the leader of the free world is a bit of a stretch."
- Bill Muehlenberg thinks that people who support abortion rights ought to be forced to "tour an abortion mill, and look at what happens, and handle the remains of a burned or dismembered baby."
- Finally, Christian apologist Alex McFarland says that, next to the Fall of Man in the Garden of Eden, Islam is the worst thing to ever happen to humanity.
- Matt Barber has a message for all those Christians who accept gays: you are apostates and you had better repent before it is too late.
- Steve McConkey, president of the sports ministry 4 WINDS, is opposed to efforts to eliminate homophobia in sports: "As a Christian I believe homosexuality is a sin. Does that make me a bad person? Will athletes, coaches, and administrators promote other sins besides homosexuality? Athletes should be able to play in sports if they have the talent, but do we need to endorse a lifestyle contrary to the Bible?"
- Jesse Lee Peterson has the solution to all of America's racial problems: "If whites said 'No,' it would give misguided blacks a chance to examine their hearts and repent of their wicked ways."
- Patrice Lewis declares that "Feminism long ago left the realm of admirable and entered the realm of evil."
- Peter LaBarbera wants red state Democrats to "come clean" about their support for gay marriage.
- Finally, Don Boys is disgusted by all the racists in Ferguson, Missouri, by which he means the protestors: "Trayvon [Martin's] mother along with [Michael] Brown’s mother seems to have the same motivation–to get a pound of flesh and a pot of money when they deserved nothing but scorn for turning a tragedy of a son’s death and the destruction of an innocent man into a farce. Both families are an example of what a broken home and the absence of a strong father with biblical convictions can do."
- James Robison is very angry about all the lawlessness on the part of the protestors in Ferguson, Missouri: "We are experiencing the attempted destruction of life and liberty in our own heartland. It is all-out rebellion against the rule of law."
- Laurie Higgins defends the firing of a gay church choir director because "both the Old and New Testaments teach that homoerotic activity is profoundly sinful and abhorrent to God. The New Testament teaches that those who engage in homoerotic activity—among other sins—will not see the kingdom of God."
- Brandi Kay is very upset that "women in suits and loud exultations of the unfairness toward women have ruined life as we knew it. They took the feminine mystique out of the equation. Some of us liked being treated like we were something special, to be treasured by all men."
- Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee, Family Research Council Action, Students for Life of America, and the Susan B. Anthony List are launching a "Summer of Life" campaign is support of legislation that would outlaw abortion after the fifth month of pregnancy.
- Finally, Glenn Beck begs the world to listen to him before it is too late, because he has been right about everything up until now.
- Florida's gay marriage ban was struck down today by a federal judge.
- Scott Lively has qualified to appear on the ballot as independent candidate for governor in Massachusetts.
- On his radio show today, Bryan Fischer and Randy Sharpe rejoiced that the AFA's action alert about a student allegedly punished for saying "bless you" managed to shut down the school's phone lines and website.
- Tim Brown writes on BarbWire that "this entire event [in Ferguson, Missouri] is being orchestrated by the federal government."
- Finally, "Warning: #IceBucketChallenge Could Kill Babies."