Tag Archives: American Taliban

An open letter to Kevin Swanson, a man of God and (not really) a real mensch

On…his “Generations” radio program, radical anti-LGBTQ pastor Kevin Swanson said that the children’s magazine Highlights is no better than ISIS because the magazine has announced that it will begin to… Read more »

The Handmaid’s Tale: When art imitates life

If you had casual plans to check out a copy of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale from your local library, we have some bad news: The waitlists are almost as… Read more »

The Handmaid’s Tale: Coming soon to a government near you

A Reuters story about increasing political activism by the “religious left” since President Trump’s election annoyed some Religious Right pundits this week. On Thursday, the American Pastors Network’s Sam Rohrer,… Read more »

When the truth is already horrible, why would anyone need to generate fake news?

Looking at the screen capture of the tweet above, it would be easy to understand how you might be outraged. You might find yourself wondering what sort of American Taliban… Read more »

Sorry, y’all, but we really should be better than attacking Mike Pence’s marriage

Mike Pence, an adult who is grown,Cannot sit with women alone.However, he canStand by an old manWhose fondness for groping is known. — Limericking (@Limericking) March 29, 2017 His marriage… Read more »

Greetings from Texas: Where never is heard a discouraging word…unless you’re LGBTQ

It’s spring in Texas…and thoughts of good Christians are of how to ensure LGBTQ Texans are legally defined as “less than.” Having evidently solved all other pressing problems facing the… Read more »

Tonight: Rick Perry stars in “Old Man Yelling at Clouds”

What people are saying about Rick Perry and the election of @TAMU's first openly gay student president https://t.co/SZ894hPgQh pic.twitter.com/R0dvFWuybP — Austin Statesman (@statesman) March 24, 2017 Former Gov. Rick Perry,… Read more »

What would Jesus do? Probably kick Ken Paxton’s ass from here to Brownsville.

Religion and politics seem inescapably intertwined this year. In the latest case, Attorney General Ken Paxton warned Frisco ISD that it might be violating the separation of church and state… Read more »