Fundie Watch: September 2007

People who scare me

Filed by Jen Jorczak | September 25, 2007 | 7:45 PM | comments

Recently I came across the latest issue of Bitch magazine, which I love, but which scared the bejeezus out of me, at least Kate Dixon's article "Multiply & Conquer: How to have 17 children and still believe in Jesus." Yes,...Read More


Challenging the right wing - one person at a time

Filed by Bil Browning | September 25, 2007 | 1:55 PM | comments

Box Turtle Bulletin's Jim Burroway has a post up today that will literally make you want to stand up and cheer. He suffered through the Family Impact Summit held in Tampa, Florida recently and describes an incident that stuck out....Read More


Nothing Says Patriot Like Hiding... Your Children

Filed by Marti Abernathey | September 21, 2007 | 2:23 PM | comments

That ever popular bastion of Jesus freedom, WorldNetDaily, is hiding a Transgender Patriot! In their "Letter of the Week" they showcase the anonymous patriot. She starts out by saying: "First, before I begin, I just want to let you know...Read More


While I'm on the subject of IFI...

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2007 | 9:44 PM | comments

I'm telling you, these fundies don't know anything about gay dating. First Ryan asks me on an all-day date without even so much as a wink. I accepted but at least I had the grace to ask him to a...Read More


More fundie follies

Filed by Bil Browning | September 17, 2007 | 4:02 PM | comments

Curt Smith, head of the Indiana Family Institute, blogs today about same-sex civil marriage and trots out the usual fundie talking points for the sheeple. After all these years of using the LGBT community as a fundraising tool, you'd think...Read More


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Personal attacks are a Traditional Value

Filed by Bil Browning | September 10, 2007 | 9:42 AM | comments

The Traditional Values Coalition has a series of offensive cartoons they've been circulating since ENDA became a possibility. While the group isn't known for their Christ-like love of truth, this latest flier steps outside of their usual circle of lies...Read More


Another GOP gay scandal brews in murder-suicide case?

Filed by Pam Spaulding | September 09, 2007 | 3:09 PM | comments

There is a bizarre story swarming blogtopia, laced with unconfirmed (and confirmed) sources that could lead to another Republican Sexual Hypocrite "outing" and scandal. First, some facts about the weird murder suicide in Orlando in late August that kicked off...Read More


Can WorldNetDaily, TalkLeft, and Arlen Specter save Larry Craig?

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 06, 2007 | 6:03 AM | comments

Who knows - this defense might actually work (h/t Pam): All [Craig] had to do was hand the police officer a copy of the U.S. Constitution - the document the senator swore to uphold upon first taking office in Congress...Read More


Doug Giles has Restless Fist Syndrome

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 05, 2007 | 12:49 PM | comments

One of the most popular conservative hate sites on the internet just posted a column by Doug Giles, a Christian minister and author, where he talks about just what he'd do in response to being cruised: If someone tried to...Read More


Pondering Larry Craig

Filed by Ellen Andersen | September 05, 2007 | 12:20 PM | comments

This just in: Sen. Larry Craig of bathroom-bust fame is now reconsidering his decision to resign from the U.S. Senate. He's hired Stanley Brand, a prominent ethics lawyer, to handle the ethics investigation under way in the Senate. And he's...Read More


In case you can't enough of the Phelpseses...

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 04, 2007 | 5:23 PM | comments

They started their own blog to answer your questions! Here's what Shirley Phelps-Roper tells a Catholic journalist: I see you write for a catholic publication - if you care about those people that you write to you had better tell...Read More


Larry Craig's Minneapolis legacy - Airport 2008

Filed by Don Sherfick | September 04, 2007 | 7:46 AM | comments

To those who think that Idaho Senator's "intent to resign" at the end of this month will cause the whole shoe-tapping episode to fade from the public mind well before Election 2008, consider this: The September 2008 Republican national nominating...Read More