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K. C. Boyd, is the author of Being Christian - A Novel,: A black comedy guaranteed to take you on a wild and frightening ride deep into the dark side of the religious right. It is available on Amazon in multiple formats.

She is the go-to blogger for religion, hypocrisy, and all things church v. state.  You can read her earlier posts on The Political Carnival here and more about who she is on her own website here.

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Return Of The Weekly Upchuck October 18, 2015

Abortion, Contraception And Other Women’s Issues

  • #BecauseWhatWomenDontKnowDoesHurt California Becomes The First State To Crack Down On Misleading ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’
  • #ThisIsHuge Arkansas Urges Roberts Court to Rethink ‘Roe’
  • #HateHathNoBoundary Alabama judges believe they can deny same-sex couples marriage licenses because of one word in a segregation-era law
  • #TruthLeak Pro-Lifer Admits Regulating Women’s Sexuality, Not Abortion, Drives Planned Parenthood Attacks
  • #SpreadingIgnorance The United States’ Deceptive Anti-Abortion ‘Pregnancy Centers’ Are Going Global
  • #1For2 Oklahoma judge halts 1 abortion law, lets another stand
  • #ItsAMadMadMadMadWOrld Group attacking Planned Parenthood has ties to clinic violence, but Congress is investigating…Planned Parenthood?
  • #DangerousGames Pro-Life’ Protesters Endanger Families In Huntsville, AL
  • #DamningScienceToHell Wisconsin Republicans Advance Fetal Tissue Research Ban

Education

  • #IllegalAsAllGetOut Florida school board meeting devolves into chaos as rambunctious Christian protesters disrupt vote over illegal prayers
  • #TeachingTheocracy Mississippi pastor-turned-teacher mocks atheist ‘fools’ in his public school history class
  • #TheOathOfGuns Oath Keepers Starting College Chapters So Students Will Stop ‘Cooperating In Their Own Murders’
  • #ThatsPreyNotPray One hundred Texas Christians pray before school board meeting to spite non-believing parents

Fifty Shades Of Hate

  • #BecauseChristian Mike Huckabee tweets out racist joke about Asians eating dogs during Dem debate
  • #GivesNewMeaningToSonOfABitch Huckabee, father of an alleged dog torturer, doubles down after mocking Koreans for eating dogs
  • #QuelsChristians Racist dolts complain that honoring ‘Michael’ Luther King at KKK memorial is ‘repugnant’ to Christians
  • #TexasTwoStep Religious Right Groups Break Out The Scare Tactics To Keep Discrimination Legal In Houston
  • #GottenUglyOutThere Texas Republican’s idiotic tweet: Jewish Bernie Sanders is a democratic socialist – just like the Nazis
  • #FamilyValues Boycott gay weddings, even family, says Southern Baptist leader
  • #TwoStepRedux Texans Owner Donates $10,000 To Fight LGBT Protections In Houston
  • #DominionistSpews Ted Cruz: Far Left Hates Christians, Obama Trained by Harvard’s Marxist Elites

Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad

  • #FreakingFreak Toledo GOP ‘priestess’ freaks out and speaks in tongues after radio host calls her a ‘false prophet’

Israel, End Times And John Hagee

  • #ProbsTrueWhenHesInCharge Carson: ‘We’re Getting Closer’ To The End Of Days
  • #WhatWasRight? WHAT REALLY WAS WRONG WITH THE BEN CARSON INTERVIEW ON THE END-TIMES
  • #EndTimesingThugsAll The Rise of Shallow, Demonstrative Religion
  • #BettingOnZion Las Vegas Casino Magnate Adelson Ready to Back GOP Candidate Rubio
  • #Oopsie Christian Doomsday Cult’s Excuse for Why the World Didn’t End as They Predicted

If Media’s The Message

Politics Nation

  • #RunningForJeezus One of Colorado’s most conservative state legislators to run for US Senate
  • #DemFrackinWIlksBoys Major Anti-Choice Donors Among Biggest Presidential Campaign Contributors Identified by ‘New York Times’
  • #AndHeWantsToBePrez Ted Cruz Demands Portrait Gallery Remove Bust Of Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger
  • #NopeWeHaveAHucksterProblem Huckabee: “Racism exists because we have a sin problem in America, not a skin problem.”
  • #TwoWhoHateForGod Ted Cruz And Ben Carson Appear In Film Promoting A Radically Anti-Gay Pastor And Slavery Defender
  • #PanderTrump Donald Trump prays with religious leaders, Kenneth Copeland, Paula White and others
  • #HucksterHawksAnotherLoogie Mike Huckabee shills for hate group that has attacked Jews, African Americans, gays and Native Americans
  • #ForTheBibleTellsHimSo Mike Huckabee Agrees: Poor People Convicted of Crimes Should Be Sold Into Slavery
  • #RandyRand Rand Paul Wants All Of U.S. To Return To Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell — Leave Gayness At Home
  • #NoBetterPlace Ted Cruz plans religious liberty rally at Bob Jones

 

Religion Gone Bad Gone Mad

  • #OhBJeezus The gun store for “Christians.”
  • #Monsters Oregon couple who chose prayer over doctors will go to prison for child’s death
  • #InJesusName 2 Brothers Were Beaten for Hours at Secretive New York Church, Police Say
  • #NonPartisanMyBippy Did Newark Archbishop Just Declare Democrats Ineligible For Communion?
  • #DenyThisJerkAllMedicine Pat Robertson can’t quite explain why he has had so many surgeries if faith is all that anybody needs to be healed
  • #Boom! 7th Day Adventists to Ben Carson: ‘Your anti-Muslim rhetoric is not only ironic, but also immoral.’
  • #InCertainCirclesNotSo LGBT ‘conversion therapy’: still very much a thing. Question is, how effective are bans against it?
  • #TheLyingDOminionist Some Real Truths About the Sketchy Past of Ted Cruz’s Father, Rafael

Scandal

  • #EveryManOfGodHasConcubines Megachurch pastor who raped young ‘concubines’ also accused of paying for mistress’ abortion
  • #NotLongEnough Former pastor gets 40 years for sexually assaulting teenage sisters
  • #NoExcuse Lawyer: Mom Too ‘Meek’ To Stop Beating Death Of Son Inside Church
  • #The8thCommandmentDance Jill Duggar and husband offering refunds to donors for their South American missionary work
  • #IsHeNowProChoiceLikeRobPortmanTurnedProSSM? Former mistress of GOPer David Vitter claims he got her pregnant and asked her to abort

Science – - Or Not

  • #UhOhKenHam ‘Stunning’ discovery: 125-million-year-old mammal remains found with visible fur, skin, and organs

Supremes And Lower Courts

  • #TantrumBoy Justice Scalia Is Still Hopping Mad Over The Gay Marriage Ruling
  • #IgnoranceKills Attorneys argue that the First Amendment permits crisis pregnancy centers to lie to women
  • #MartyrNoMore Kim Davis Finally Throws In The Towel On Marriage Licenses

Theocracy Rising

  • #OnwardChristianCrusaders Marine base in Hawaii to keep ‘God bless’ sign despite ABQ group’s protest
  • #KimDavisWannabe Football coach says he will defy school’s prayer ban

 

Antidotes

  • Local abortion clinics will stay open; Ohio health officials cannot use new law, judge rules
  • Recent polling suggests the main reason Catholics leave the church is bc it hasn’t evolved its doctrine and practice.
  • Government Report Condemns ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Young People
  • State Court Permanently Blocks Arizona Restriction on Medication Abortion
  • Anti-vaccine megachurch hit with measles epidemic, now offering free vaccinations
  • Some 1,500 protesters march in Jerusalem amid a wave of violence. ‘Only together can we break the bloody cycle of occupation and hate,” MK Dov Khenin says at the rally.

 

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Your Weekly Upchucks: Shocking Religion News by Author @KCBoyd3

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K. C. Boyd, is the author of Being Christian - A Novel,: A black comedy guaranteed to take you on a wild and frightening ride deep into the dark side of the religious right. It is available on Amazon in multiple formats.

She is the go-to blogger for religion, hypocrisy, and all things church v. state.  You can read her earlier posts on The Political Carnival here and more about who she is on her own website here.

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The Weekly Upchuck September 6, 2015

Abortion, Contraception And Other Women’s Issues

  • #ExtremeUpchuck More extremism on abortion
  • #DisgraceToHerSex Jessa Duggar sparks furious backlash after she’s booked to speak at Southern women’s event
  • #DoingJustThat Huck Promises that He and His Party Will Outlaw Abortion Completely
  • #BackToTheAlleyForReal Unless the Supreme Court steps in, 5.4 million Texas women will have only 10 abortion clinics
  • #ButTheStatesWontDoIt Planned Parenthood President: If Feds Won’t Do It, We Need States To Defund Abstinence Programs
  • #GoingNowhereGood Fire At Planned Parenthood Clinic In Washington State Ruled Arson

Education

  • #TaxDollarsAtWork ‘God is STILL in our schools!’: Video shows mass baptism at public high school football practice
  • #ConstitutionBeDamned Texas pastors want tax dollars for church schools
  • #HappninNowInASchoolNearYou KKK Praised in Text used in State-Funded Christian Schools
  • #EgadsHambo Ken Ham: Science has ‘contaminated’ kids into believing in evolution and LGBT rights

Fifty Shades Of Lies, Hypocrisy And Other Somesuch

  • #LovinKim Fourth Husband Of Kim Davis Says She’s “Standing For God,” Hints He’ll Use Gun To Defend Her
  • #HereASinThereASin Kim Davis Was Knocked Up With Another Man’s Twins While Married To First Husband
  • #HowDareHe Lawyer representing Kim Davis compares her to a Jew under the Nazis
  • #HuckAPuke Huckabee Compares Kim Davis To Abraham Lincoln
  • #HowToBecomeAMillionaire KY Clerk Kim Davis Tries to Set Up GoFundMe Account to Make Millions from the Religious Right
  • #But GoFundMe’s New Policy Prevents Kim Davis From Collecting Conservatives’ Cash For Her ‘Religious Heroism’

Israel, End Times And John Hagee

  • #LikeOilToFire Religious Jews are visiting the Temple Mount , defying a centuries-old rabbinic ban & stoking tension with Muslims

Politics Nation

  • TheUltimateHuckster Donald Trump, who meets next month with a group of televangelists, has strong ties to the prosperity-promising prophets of the quick buck—because of course he does.
  • #SinnersLament Bobby Jindal: Racist clerk breaking marriage law must resign but anti-gay clerk breaking marriage law must keep job
  • #BecauseTheBase Only 2 Republican Candidates Think Kim Davis Needs To Quit Or Follow The Law
  • #KentuckyWelcomesHim Mike Huckabee is headed to Kentucky to stop the “criminalization of Christianity,”
  • #NotSoLongAgo John McCain:”Discussing the dangerous Iran deal at a CUFI town hall meeting at ASU tonight” Remember when Candidate McCain had to distance himself from John Hagee and his endorsement?

Religion Gone Bad Gone Mad

Scandals And Scammery

  • #BewareTheShinyObject ‘Prosperity gospel’ preacher hilariously re-enacts that time God showered him with gold dust
  • #ReasonToMurder Jesus guy with a gun: Tennessee man accused of killing wife thinking she had stolen his church tithe money
  • #SatanMadeHimPlantASeed? Josh Duggar’s alleged mistress had pregnancy scare
  • #HeDidHerWrong Finally, Josh Duggar’s Sister Speaks Out Against Her Hypocrite Brother & the Shame He Brought on Faithful Christians
  • #DownOnDuggar ‘She should leave him’: Adult film star says says Duggar ‘not stable enough’ to be trusted with kids.
  • #Shocker.Not. Rick Scott’s Office Caught Manipulating Reports on Planned Parenthood Investigations

Supremes And Lower Courts

  • #BuhBye Supreme Court denies Kentucky clerk request on gay marriage licenses
  • #WowJustWow Scalia thinks public servants with religious objections to laws should quit
  • #WheresTheOutrage Alabama taxpayers billed $200,000 for’ legal fees after state loses doomed same-sex marriage fight
  • #SeekingMartydomAndABigPaycheck Kim Davis: I am prepared to go to jail. Translation:As RW’s newset martyr, give me a big paycheck.
  • #BullyForJesus Kim Davis’s Deputies Reportedly Say They Want To Issue Marriage Licenses But Are Too Afraid Of Davis
  • #NepotismHillbillyStyle Kim Davis’ son Nathan refuses to issue same-sex marriage licenses in Kentucky after mother is jailed
  • #HillbillyGoesToJail Kim Davis will be jailed on contempt charges until she agrees to issue same-sex marriage licenses
  • #Beavis’sButthead Kim Davis’ fourth husband says clerk won’t resign: ‘Tell Judge Bunning he’s a butt’

Theocracy Rising

  • #HeAintRisen Texas sheriff lashes out at critics by citing Bible verses: ‘All authority comes from God’
  • #TexAssAgain Texas lawyer exposes religious hiring test for peace officers: County only wanted Baptist constables
  • #TimeToOrderThisBook New Zealand bans award-winning teenage novel after outcry from Christian group.
  • #Truthy Republican Religious Fanatics Pose A Much Bigger Threat To Our Country Than ISIS

When Media’s The Message

  • #AlreadyACivilWarOfWords Fox News’ Erick Erickson Says Kentucky Clerk’s Jailing Could Lead To “Another Civil War”

Antidotes

  • With Kim Davis In Jail, Her Office Just Issued Their First Same-Sex Marriage License
  • Fox News panel concludes that Kim Davis’ lawyer is ‘ridiculously stupid’

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Your Weekly Upchucks: Shocking Religion News by Author @KCBoyd3

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K. C. Boyd, is the author of Being Christian - A Novel,: A black comedy guaranteed to take you on a wild and frightening ride deep into the dark side of the religious right. It is available on Amazon in multiple formats.

She is the go-to blogger for religion, hypocrisy, and all things church v. state.  You can read her earlier posts on The Political Carnival here and more about who she is on her own website here

The Weekly Upchuck August 2, 2015

K. C. Boyd, is the author of Being Christian - A Novel,: A black comedy guaranteed to take you on a wild and frightening ride deep into the dark side of the religious right. It is available on Amazon in multiple formats.

She is the go-to blogger for religion, hypocrisy, and all things church v. state.  You can read her earlier posts on The Political Carnival here and more about who she is on her own website here

The Weekly Upchuck August 16, 2015

Abortion, Contraception And Other Women’s Issues

  • #ActionsSpeakLouder Rubio Claimed Rape Victims Don’t Need Exceptions To Abortion Bans Thanks To Emergency Contraception, But He Has Repeatedly Tried To Restrict Women’s Access To Contraception
  • #LyingThroughHisTeeth Yes, Scott Walker, Americans overwhelmingly support legal abortion for rape victims
  • #LiveFreeAndDie New Hampshire Republicans Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood
  • #ChristAndYourUterus Paxton Wants High Court to Block Birth Control Coverage
  • #SoMuchForSmallGovt Trying to get back in the base’s good graces, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Signs Bill Saying Aborted Babies May be Buried or Cremated
  • #ThePainOfSuccess With less money, Colorado’s birth control program feels the pain. Program credited with lowering teen birth, abortion rates
  • #Cruz ReUps Ted Cruz Renews Pledge To Support Radical Personhood Amendment
  • #LyingScumbag Ben Carson: Planned Parenthood Trying To Control Populations In Black Neighborhoods
  • #FullFrontalTheocracy Ted Cruz Pledges Support For Constitutional Amendment Banning Birth Control
  • #EarthToWalker Scott Walker: “All The Americans Agree That Abortions Should Be Illegal In All Cases”
  • #NotSoLegal Federal Officials Warn States Not to Defund Planned Parenthood
  • #ErYesWeDo Women Have No Right To Donate Fetal Tissue To Medical Research
  • #BadNewsBen Carson Doubles Down: Abortions Are the Number One Cause of Death For Black People
  • #WhatWouldHuckDo Denied Abortion, 11-year-old Rape Victim Gives Birth. 3 more to follow in coming weeks.
  • #AsHeShould New Orleans Abortion Clinic Vandal Charged With Hate Crime
  • #DidAnyoneSayBenghazi? Investigations Into Planned Parenthood Are Falling Totally Flat
  • #AndRWNJsCheer In Parguay, two girls aged 10 to 14—often rape victims—give birth every day.
  • #RealChristians Faith Leaders: ‘A World Without Planned Parenthood Would Be Disastrous’
  • #HuckaSchmuck Huckster’s definition of ‘pro-life’: Huckabee Supports Denying Abortion To 10-Year-Old Rape Victim

Education

  • #WhenBlackIsWhite 7-Year-Old Banished Student Feels Wrath Of Evangelical’s Religious Freedom
  • #GenMoron A Victory for Conservatives in Revised AP History Curriculum
  • #EruptionUpchuckItsAllTheSame The Eruption of Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University: “Training Champions for Christ”
  • #GenChrister Oklahoma’s Crypto Christian Homeschool ‘Science’ Fair

Fifty Shades Of Hate

  • #SayWhat? Duggar son-in-law tells black friend that believing in evolution is racist
  • #ToHerSonToo? Phyllis Schlafly says “Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion is an affront to God, the Constitution, and the American people.”

Fifty Shades Of Lies, Propaganda And Other Hypocrisies

  • #FrigginTheocratLiar David Barton says that the rights listed in the Declaration & Bill of Rights all came directly out of Genesis 1-8
  • #HypocrisyInAction Jim Brownback, the governor’s younger brother, is one of the family’s largest recipients of federal farm subsidies
  • #WouldjaSTFU Anti-Gay Bakers Complain They Are Being Silenced While Speaking Into Microphone At Large Rally
  • #TheRapeMyDaughtersAwardGoesTo GOP lawmaker who ‘rehomed’ adopted daughters with rapist to get ‘courage’ award at Ted Cruz dinner
  • #DependsWhatTheDefinitionOfFetalTissueIs Ben Carson conducted fetal tissue research as a doctor — which he now opposes as GOP candidate

Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad

  • #PatOnAutopilot Pat Robertson: Gay And Gay-Accepting Christians Going To Hell
  • #HasAWayWithChildren Pat Robertson to grandparents: Take grandkids ‘away’ from atheist parents and send them to a Christian school
  • #HowDoYouShutHimTheF–kUp? Pat Robertson: Not Separating Toys By Gender ‘Puts God’s Bullseye’ On Target’s Stores
  • #SayWhat? Bryan Fischer: Donald Trump’s Attacks On Megyn Kelly Show His ‘Ultimate Respect’ For Women
  • #DeadBrainSpewsAgain For Pat Robertson, Levitical Laws Apply To Gays But No One Else

If Media’s The Message

  • #NewLow TLC Expands Garbage Programming: Counseling of Abused Duggar Girls to Become Reality TV
  • #AndSoItBegins Fox & Friends Host Hypes The Return Of The “War On Christmas”
  • #NotSoWiley Religious Right radio host, Rick Wiles, wants SWAT team raids of Planned Parenthood clinics
  • #BirtherismLives Fox News’ Todd Starnes: Obama giving Muslims “special accommodation” while persecuting Christians
  • #NotTheOnion Jim Bob Duggar Wants To Counsel Sexual Abuse Victims, Pitches New Reality Show

Israel, End Times And John Hagee

  • #Wowza Michele Bachmann says World War III is upon us, thanks to President Obama
  • #CubasInTheBible? Michele Bachmann says Cuba will house Iranian nuclear weapons for the imminent nuclear Armageddon
  • #ItOnlyTakesASpark Jewish extremist poses threat to Holy Land Christians, church body says
  • #ChuckTheSchmuck Divine inspiration or pure politics: What’s behind Charles Schumer’s opposition to Obama’s Iran deal
  • MarcusDoesntDoItForHerAnymore Michele Bachmann ”Is extremely Excited’ for Iran Deal As It Will Usher God’s Judgement as Foretold In Zechariah 12:3
  • #MostDangerousFlimFlammeryAwardGoesTo Hagee: ‘God Will Allow Terrorists To Attack The United States’ Because Of Iran Nuclear Deal
  • #HellYes If It’s Going to Push Us to War, Isn’t It Time for AIPAC to Register as a Foreign Agent?
  • #ItsAllAboutTheRealEstate Michele Bachmann & The Religious Right’s Strange Love Affair with Israel
  • #UnitedStatesOfJesus? Ted Cruz “Nothing is more important in the next 18 months than that the body of Christ rise up and that Christians stand up, that pastors stand up and lead,”
  • #TheBoogeymanCometh End Times pastor: Every single church in America has been infiltrated by homicidal Muslim “spies”
  • #MissingTammyFayeJimboGoesWithHorses Jim Bakker: Buy Horses Before God Sends EMP Attack As Punishment For Gay Marriage
  • #AmericanIsraelPublicArmageddonCommittee AIPAC has thrown subtlety aside – to such an extent that nowadays, its existence – and its power — is apparent to all.

LGBTQ

  • #ByHookOrByCrook Ohio house bill would allow businesses to deny marriage services to same-sex couples
  • #LoveStillWinning A Dem Just Picked Up a Republican Seat In Repubublican district in Georgia—By Running Against Anti-Gay Discrimination

Politics Nation

  • #HisBase Ted Cruz will be at the HQ of anti-gay hate group, the American Family Association, tomorrow for in-person interview.
  • #GodsGoneSilent Broke and indicted, Rick Perry is finished in 2016 republican race

Scandals And Scams

  • #Good.Christian.Hypocrites. Michigan capitol rocked by sex scandal
  • #GrinningWithHisHandInYourPocket Scamming the gullible never ends: Snake Oil Salesman Joel Osteen Charms McCain, Fox And Friends
  • #SexOrgyKindOfParties? Jim Bakker’s Survival Food Will Let You ‘Have Parties When The World Is Coming Apart’
  • #AnotherDayAnotherChild Pastor charged w/ sexually abusing another boy after church members rallied to his defense
  • #GrandOlePuke GOP lawmaker who ‘rehomed’ adopted daughters with rapist to get ‘courage’ award at Ted Cruz dinner
  • #GiveEmTheoleRazzleDazzle Preacher tells you how to make money off of God’s coming punishment
  • ToTheTuneOf17Million Pastor saved souls by day, stole millions at night
  • #FlimFlammery Fraud Pastor Barely Escapes with His Life: Followers Uncover His Money Scams
  • #DownUnderPunIntended Jehovah’s Witnesses face child sex abuse investigation in Australia
  • #Livin’Large Huckster Huckabee Has Milked Almost $3 Million From Christian Organizations in the Past Two Years
  • #ReligiousRightCredo Tea Party Lawmaker Caught in Affair: Jesus Died for My Sins, and Thus, I Can Sin

Science Or Not

  • #DefinitionOfStupid Ken Ham:”Some say the Arches in Utah formed over time, but they were made by Noah’s Flood& post-Flood processes”
  • #ConManForChrist Ben Carson Was Confronted With His History As A Fetal Tissue Researcher. His Explanation Makes No Sense.

Supremes And Lower Courts

  • #InTheirFaces Judge To Conservatives Who Tried Closing Abortion Clinics: What If We Did The Same Thing For Gun Stores?
  • #InYoFaceJudgeyBoy Texas Judge Has No Right To Compel Man To Write Bible Verses And Get Married As Alternative To Jail
  • #CantHaveYourUterus Circuit courts ruling for the Obama administration on birth control: 7
  • Circuit courts ruling against it: 0
  • #ItsCalledFollowingTheLawDuh Why Ohio Shut Down Judges Who Want To Get Out Of Performing Same-Sex Marriages
  • #OffToTheKlink Anti-Gay Clerk Ignores Court Order, Still Refuses To Do Her Job

Theocracy Rising

  • #BombingForJesus Is the mission of the US Air Force to “glorify God”?
  • #HuckTheScmuck Mike Huckabee: God will bless America after Planned Parenthood is completely destroyed
  • #NotInJesusName Alabama Church Opens Gun Range In The Name Of Jesus Christ
  • #ChildAbuseLivesHere Escape from Christian Fundamentalism – the Kids Who Flee Abusive, Isolated Christian Homes

Antidotes

  • Pope declares Sept. 1 ‘World Day of Prayer’ for environment
  • Judge Blocks Oklahoma Medication Abortion Restriction—Again
  • S.C. Ordered To Pay $135,000 In Legal Fees After Losing Marriage Equality Case
  • Colorado Court Upholds Anti-Discrimination Statute
  • Tuscaloosa Abortion Clinic Can Reopen, Federal Court Rules

 

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Michele Bachmann, please proceed

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To quote President Obama as he watched his presidential opponent Mitt Romney commit political suicide during a debate, "Please proceed," Michele Bachmann. No seriously. Proceed. Please. This country needs a little levity. As Rachel Maddow put it in the above segment, she is the "living, breathing embodiment of the crazy in American politics. It's almost an American pastime to watch Michele Bachmann do her thing."

But Maddow also added, "She's more influential than she gets credit for... She may look like a kooky also-ran all the time, but she also has a way of saying things that stick."

Oh stop being so even-handed and astute, Rachel. You're ruining all our fun.

Via Real Clear Politics:

The Minnesota congresswoman and 2012 Republican presidential candidate told RealClearPolitics on Tuesday that she is considering a second White House run.

Bachmann made the revelation during an interview, in which she was asked for her view on whether any Republican women might seek the Oval Office in 2016.

“The only thing that the media has speculated on is that it’s going to be various men that are running,” she replied. “They haven’t speculated, for instance, that I’m going to run. What if I decide to run? And there’s a chance I could run... Like with anything else, practice makes perfect,” she said. “And I think if a person has gone through the process -- for instance, I had gone through 15 presidential debates -- it’s easy to see a person’s improvement going through that.”

There are more quotes from Bachmann at the link.

Fasten your seat belts...

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