The Religious Right and its allies are nothing if not persistent. They’re also not very original.
Back in 2003, a general in the U.S. Army named William G. “Jerry” Boykin got himself in hot water because he had a habit of appearing, often in full uniform, before meetings of right-wing evangelicals and making intemperate comments about Islam.
“Christian nation” pseudo-historian David Barton is on the defensive. It’s a place I’ve wanted to see him for a long time.
A few weeks ago, I was rummaging through a storage closet at home when I came across a stamp collection I kept when I was a kid.
When plans were made for gays to serve openly in the military, Religious Right zealots and the Catholic hierarchy were predictably apoplectic. They imagined a range of dire consequences including a devastating impact on the work of military chaplains.
Last year, Larry Klayman, an attorney for hateful fundamentalist preacher Bradlee Dean, boldly announced that the career of MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow “is over.”
A middle school science teacher who was fired in January 2011 is set to have his case reviewed by the Ohio Supreme Court even though he not only taught creationism, but also was ac