Tag Archives: Religious Right

Missing Fred Phelps? Five More Religious Leaders Who Drive People From the Church

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For decades Fred Phelps held an unparalleled position in the spectrum of American Christianity. Arch conservative and biblical literalist, he was a hater among haters, a bigot among bigots. Any public disaster afforded an opportunity to revel in God’s wrath. … Continue reading

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The Mythical 11-year-old Slut with Fifty Bucks in Her Pocket

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You know the eleven year old down the street who  divides her after-school time between the park where she gets laid and the drug store where she buys her douches? Yeah, neither do I. But apparently a number of right … Continue reading

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12 Christmas Traditions That Aren’t About God or Shopping

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After an autumn of Bible-based gay bashing, and Religious Right candidates with “rape Tourette’s,” and End Times aficionados gunning for Armageddon rather than peace in the Middle East, some folks may be finding it a little tough to feel warm … Continue reading

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Mandrakes and Dove Blood: Biblical Health Care Anyone?

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Despite a defeat in District Court this week, the Catholic Bishops and their conservative Protestant allies are forging ahead with lawsuits against Obamacare. Their goal? To ensure that American health options are dictated by religion rather than medical science. With … Continue reading

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What the Right Gets Right about Abortion and the Left Doesn’t Get

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The most determined abortion opponents will say or do almost anything in the service of their cause: Distortion, deception, manipulation, intimidation, even murder.  If you were trying to save millions of innocent children from butchers, wouldn’t you do the same? … Continue reading

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