Fundie Watch: February 2008

Psychiatrist: 'liberals clinically nuts'

Filed by Pam Spaulding | February 28, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Where does the right dig up these asshats? Dr. Lyle Rossiter is cited by WingNutDaily as a "top psychiatrist" who is a board-certified forensic psychiatrist with medical and psychiatric training at the University of Chicago. He makes a diagnosis of...Read More


Repackaging racism

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 19, 2008 | 1:53 PM | comments

The Nation has a great article up about the rise of the international Religious Right movement. It's been fomenting for several years now, and I'm sure we're all familiar with the rhetoric that Europe is dying because of women's rights...Read More


After Lawrence King, Who's Next?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | February 17, 2008 | 1:48 PM | comments

When the speeches are done, and the memorial candles flicker out, and the trial of Brandon McInerney is over, American society will face the horrible reality of how little we've dealt with the mounting violence at schools - especially the...Read More


Update on homophobic Von’s petitioner….

Filed by Brynn Craffey | February 16, 2008 | 5:48 PM | comments

The same right-wing religious, homophobic, anti-Democratic activist had his table set up in front of my local Von’s again today. Sadly, a man and women looking to be in their early 50’s were avidly perusing and signing his petitions as...Read More


“My give a damn’s busted….”

Filed by Brynn Craffey | February 15, 2008 | 9:20 PM | comments

The statement above was in the form of a window-sticker on a shiny, late-model jacked-up F-150 Ford pickup truck, ahead of me at a stop-light on an off-ramp in Escondido, CA. Now why in the name of god would somebody...Read More


My Very Own Creating Change Moments

Filed by Dustin Kight | February 11, 2008 | 10:42 PM | comments

If you accused me of being one of those people who gush and awe too much, you wouldn't be the first. I'll take it as a compliment, though -- one of the few vestiges of my Southern upbringing I'm proud...Read More


Ted Haggard is NOT completely heterosexual after all

Filed by Bil Browning | February 06, 2008 | 9:05 AM | comments

No matter what the catchy little ditty we posted months ago says, Ted Haggard is finding the road to straightdom a little bumpy apparently. What was in my inbox this morning? A quick note from my friend Joe about his...Read More


James Dobson's John McCain hissy fit

Filed by Alex Blaze | February 05, 2008 | 6:33 PM | comments

The good Doctor took a moment away from berating dads into showing their penises off to their boys to complain about McCain: "I am deeply disappointed the Republican Party seems poised to select a nominee who did not support a...Read More