Fundie Watch: July 2009

GOP Sexual Hypocrite quote of the day - David Vitter

Filed by Pam Spaulding | July 31, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

And the winner is...Senator Diaper David Vitter, who suggested that the fix for the Republican Party's malaise is to return to its -- ahem -- conservative values....Read More


NYU Human Right's Professor Dr. Thio is a No-Go

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 23, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Dr. Li-ann "Anal sex is like shoving a straw up your nose to drink" Thio, a professor at the National University of Singapore and Global Visiting Professor of Law set to teach human rights at NYU, according to the administration,...Read More


Meet the Anti-Gay NYU Professor of Human Rights: "Diversity is not a License for Perversity"

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 22, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

New York University Law School has found a new visiting Professor of Human Rights. Dr. Li-ann Thio, a professor at the National University of Singapore, will be teaching Human Rights Law during the Fall 2009 semester as a Global Visiting...Read More


An Agenda You Can Hang on Your Wall

Filed by Donna Pandori | July 21, 2009 | 5:00 PM | comments

There is a very poorly written piece over at OneNewsNow - Ex-'gays' would suffer under 'hate crimes' law. As I read it I waited for the factual evidence but as usual there was none. The silliness in the article is...Read More


Richmond Newspaper Regrets Role in Support of Segregation

Filed by Michael Hamar | July 21, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Virginia - which gave the early years of the nation many brilliant, enlightened and dynamic leaders - has for more than the last 125 years become a bastion of reactionary thought where discrimination against targeted groups of its citizens has...Read More


Senator Sessions Looking to Add "Poison Pill" Amendments to Hate Crimes Legislation

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 20, 2009 | 1:30 PM | comments

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is hoping to add three different amendments to the Matthew Shepard Act in an attempt to kill support for the expansion of hate crimes laws to protect the LGBT community. You may know Senator Sessions as...Read More


First the Abortionists, Then the "Homosexuals": TheCall Declares War

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | July 16, 2009 | 7:00 PM | comments

Just this morning, an announcement went out from TheCall, asking its list of followers to join a national prayer-and-fasting movement aimed at "the spiritual darkness of the homosexual agenda" and the "restraining" of our "ideology." TheCall is not just another...Read More


Bruno banned in Ukraine, but does Transformers sound steamier?

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 16, 2009 | 6:00 PM | comments

As usual, liberals discuss, complain, and raise rancor on something they don't like, while conservatives just go ahead and ban it: Bruno has fallen foul of the censors in Ukraine, who claim Sacha Baron Cohen`s raucous new comedy could "damage...Read More


Indiana newspaper publishes same-sex marriage announcement: Batshittery ensues

Filed by Bil Browning | July 16, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

When the Elkhart Truth published a same-sex wedding announcement for Micheal Berkey and James Chapin earlier this week, Hoosier fundies went bananas. The couple plan to be married July 25th in Iowa. It didn't take long for the American Family...Read More


It's the moment of truth, Maggie

Filed by Guest Blogger | July 14, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Fred Karger's extensive experience in politics and corporate public relations has spanned over thirty years. He was the Executive Vice President of the Dolphin Group, a public affairs firm in Los Angeles and Sacramento from 1977...Read More


What's Sarah Palin Up To?

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | July 13, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Everybody in the world is jumping on the Palin prediction bandwagon. This is not surprising. Ever since she popped onto the national scene during the 2008 Presidential campaign, predicting whether Palin would win or self-destruct has become a national sport....Read More


Best wishes for a beautiful bride

Filed by Bil Browning | July 11, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

The Indiana Family Institute's Director of Public Policy, Ryan McCann, got married at the end of June. His wife, Tory Clark, is a beautiful and gentle woman; I admire her patience, wit and kindness. Interestingly enough though, the IFI's blog...Read More


Will the Democrats Lose Virginia in November?

Filed by Michael Hamar | July 09, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Harold Meyerson has a column in the Washington Post that looks at the Obama administration's apparent failure to mobilize its grass roots supporters via the Internet as it did during the campaign. But the lack of grass roots Democrat mobilization...Read More


Star Parker chastises blacks who support that homosexualist, Christian teaching-abandoning Obama

Filed by Pam Spaulding | July 08, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

If you want another good laugh at the delusional anti-gay mindset, click over and read Star Parker's "When color trumps Christianity" over at Clown Hall. It's another case of Bizarro World, where the God-fearing American culture is going to hell...Read More


Raising Money on the Backs of Crumbling Marriages: Stay Classy, John Stemberger

Filed by Waymon Hudson | July 07, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

He's back and ready to raise some cash to "protect marriage." John Stemberger, the raging homophobe who brought us Florida's Amendment 2 (the state's far reaching marriage equality and civil union ban) and the head of the state chapter of...Read More


War! War! War!

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 03, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

Patrick Vandenburgh, writing for the Freeport (Ill.) Journal-Standard, wants a Christian revolutionary war: It is time for a new Christian revolutionary war. It is time for Christians all over the United States to stand up for our Judeo-Christian heritage. Our...Read More


"If we will take care of the morality, God will take care of the prosperity"

Filed by Alex Blaze | July 01, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

Oh, no, deregulation of the markets, credit default swaps, massive greed and fraud, regulators falling asleep at the wheel, the housing bubble, stagnant job growth and median income, exotic investment products, and financial opacity had nothing to do with the...Read More


One big win for human rights, one big fail for grandpa

Filed by Austen Crowder | July 01, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

I'll admit that young transition is both a scary and exciting thought to me. Children who know who they are - deep down, at a level of passion few people reach in adult lives, let alone as kids - should...Read More