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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 July 26, 2015

Abortion, Contraception And Other Women’s Issues

  • #ReducedToThis Fact-Based Guide to Resisting Anti-Choice Propaganda in the Wake of the Attack on Planned Parenthood
  • #EvenThoghItsUnconstitutional Scott Walker signs 20-week abortion ban
  • #IlFaut ‘Stand-To:’ Holding The Line Against Christian Fascism
  • #TurnsOut One of the founders of the shadow organization attacking Planned Parenthood runs Operation Rescue
  • #ContraceptionToo? Mike Huckabee: It’s Not Enough to De-Fund Planned Parenthood, We Must End Abortion
  • #NewBadNews A 2nd doctored undercover video shows a push to get a top doctor to alter how abortions are done—but she mocks the idea of turning a profit on fetal tissue.
  • #YaGottaBeKidding Missouri State Rep Who Sued To Keep His Adult Daughters From Getting Birth Control Wins Key Court Fight
  • #WeSmellARat Watchdog Group: California Should Investigate Anti-Choice Attack Organization for Fraud
  • #KnowlegePlusAccess Publicly funded contraceptive services helped women prevent 2M unplanned pregnancies in ’13
  • #To! How Fetal Tissue Is Used For Medicine- In the battle between science and religious ideology, with so many lives and cures at stake, who’s really pro-life?
  • #WarOnWomen Christie Leads the Fight to Destroy Planned Parenthood
  • #BuckeyeWarOnWomen Under John Kasich’s watch, half of Ohio’s 14 abortion clinics closed their doors Now he’s running for President.
  • #TheCatholicChrister Jeb Bush Visits Crisis Pregnancy Center, Calls for Planned Parenthood Investigation
  • #FastTrackEmOuttaHere Senate Fast-Tracks Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood
  • #NokieDokie Republican Party Chairman Chairman Tells State To Ignore Roe v. Wade

Education

  • #ThanksToYourTaxDollars “Federal aid to Liberty’s students has grown so high that it now exceeds the revenue collected by the university.”
  • #OpenMouthInsertStupid Texas Eagle Forum Worries International Baccalaureate Program Is Turning Students into Leftists
  • #SisBoomJesus Americans United, allies say TX cheerleaders don’t have the right to display sectarian signs at games

Fifty Shades Of Hate

  • #Your country on hate: KKK Applauds SC Black Church Killings, Saying the Bible Commanded It – We Need “10,000 more men like [Dylann Roof]”
  • #SowStoopid Erick Erickson Compares Pregnant Women To “Female Animals,” Calls On Companies To Stop Donating To Planned Parenthood
  • #BattyFears Theodore Shoebat says that all gays must be put to death before they turn the Boy Scouts into a Nazi-like gay army

Fifty Shades Of Propaganda, Lies And Other Some Such

  • #PukinsPukin Tony Perkins: Planned Parenthood opposes 20-week abortion bans because the “parts” are pricier
  • #ExceptSheDoesnt Walker Makes It Clear That His Wife Supports His Views On Gay Marriage
  • #PedophilesWanted David Barton claims that gay marriage will now force churches to hire pedophiles to run their day care centers
  • #OrNot Pat Robertson: Sex with Animals and Children to Become Legal Because of Gays
  • #WorseThanTrump? Huckabee Says Obama “Leading Jews to Ovens”
  • #BilliousBroadcast Steve Deace Hosts Abortion Clinic Stalker To Hype Deceptively Edited Planned Parenthood Video

Israel, End Times And John Hagee

  • #OneSmallStepForMankind Obama tells Congress to take note after UN okays Iran deal
  • #ScrewUsAll John Hagee’s goal: “To launch a war that will end all war since it will bring an end to human history.”
  • #SittingInNoTree Hagee & the GOP, Making fools of you & me. First comes hate,then comes war, then the planet is no more.
  • #ConflationThyNameIsGOP The Relationship Between Planned Parenthood and Redefining Marriage
  • #HaulingOutTheTropes Naturally, John Hagee reacts to the Planned Parenthood videos by likening the organization to Hitler and Mengele
  • #OnTheSeventhDayFoxSaidLetThereBePestilence Fox News Pundit Calls On God To Cast Biblical Plagues Upon Liberals And Obama
  • #DiasporaSchpilkes World Jewry ever more uneasy with Israel, major study finds
  • #Dermertitus “Logic turned on its head. Ron Dermer to Congress: Kill Iran Deal and US will still stop Iran nuclear program. Huh?”

 

If Media’s The Message

  • #WileyMoron Rick Wiles: Gays are “neo-Nazis” running the U.S., Muslim-Americans just itching to kill millions
  • #DesparatelyDuggar The Duggars Believe God Wants Them Back On The Teevee
  • #UmNoRight-wing outlet WorldNetDaily warns its readers that Seattle has fallen to Sharia law
  • #MoreDesparatelyDuggar Duggars’ desperation reaches new heights after show is canceled
  • #SavagelyEvil Michael Savage says Islamists have taken over the government and now Civil War is “the only thing that could save us”

LGBTQ

  • #DamageTheChildren GOP’s Open Season on Gay Kids Now that same-sex marriage is a right nationwide, Republicans have turned their gaze to LGBT youth.
  • #TheHeartisALonelyHunter Nigeria: Police round up 12 teenage suspects over ‘lesbian cult’
  • #AfricanJesus Pat Robertson tells Obama to listen to “his fellow Africans” and criminalize homosexuality before it destroys America
  • #HateThatGayWashItAway GOP Gov. Candidate Offers Bizarre Explanation for Why He’s No Longer Gay

 

Politics Nation

  • #BirtherBarf Scott Walker: “I don’t know” about homosexuality, evolution, Obama’s faith and love of America
  • #WomenAreLesserBeings “You don’t believe the final decision should be between a woman and her doctor?” Scott Walker: “No.”
  • #EliminateBenFromPolitics Ben Carson pushes debunked far-right claim that Planned Parenthood wants to “eliminate black people”
  • #EvilIncarnates Mike Huckabee & Ben Carson to address summit organized by radical group backing Russia’s anti-LGBT crackdown
  • #ShrinkingTent GOP turns up the volume on anti-gay rhetoric
  • #PureFroth Rick Santorum: Planned Parenthood’s a racist, segregationist group trying “to deconstruct humanity”
  • #GunningForArmageddon Cruz: Iran Deal Likely To Force Next President To Take “Direct Military Action”
  • #VituperativeFroth Rick Santorum: Legal abortion is “genocide,” Planned Parenthood a “cancer”
  • #LyingFroth Rick Santorum bizarrely claims that books featuring straight parents are banned from Mass schools
  • #InquiringMindsWantToKnow Is GOP Leadership Coordinating Harassment of Planned Parenthood With Anti-Choice Radicals?
  • #TheDonaldFlunksDogWhistling Trump’s religious talk causes unease among social conservatives
  • #StealthEvangelical GOP Presidential Hopeful John Kasich Has Overseen Closure of Half of Ohio’s Abortion Clinics
  • #AnythingForAPander GOP presidential candidates to appear with a disgraced conspiracy theorist who thinks John Brennan is a Saudi spy
  • #RememberWhen Flash back to when Perry ran to NYC to kiss Donald’s ring in 2011, like other Republicans
  • #SendHimToJail Rick Perry: “Defund #PlannedParenthood nationwide just like we did in Texas!”
  • #FrothyHeadship Rick Santorum: Scott Walker’s Wife Isn’t Subservient Enough Because She Supports Same-Sex Marriage
  • #SuckupToShelly Who’s Ahead In The ‘Sheldon Adelson Primary?
  • #WhyIndeed Why Evangelicals Like Trump
  • #MoreStealthEvangelical New to Republican race, John Kasich espouses wisdom of Torah
  • #PrinciplesOfPuke Donald Trump The ‘Moral, Principled’ Leader for Christian Nation Extremist David Lane?
  • #AntiHuman Ohio Journalists On The Real John Kasich: Anti-Union, Anti-Choice, Anti-Marriage Equality
  • #RememberThis Watch The Brutal Romney Ad Against Mike Huckabee That Never Aired
  • #HuckHurls Huckajesus asserts that President Obama ‘will take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven”

Religion Gone Mad Gone Bad

Sausage Makers And Their Sausage

  • #GohmertsPile Gohmert says it’ll be God who deserves all the “glory and praise” if they can manage to stop the Iran deal
  • #FatLadyAintSung Indiana-Style Bill Promoting Anti-Gay Discrimination Gains Steam In Congress
  • #PanderPanderSigh Jebya says he asks God for forgiveness ‘regularly’
  • #ABCsOfDiscrimination Bill That Lets Bosses Fire Single Women For Getting Pregnant Gains Steam
  • #WillSayAnything GOP senator wonders if Obama delayed Chattanooga flag-lowering as distraction from Iran deal

Scandal

  • #PssstShhhhh Ex-Believers Accuse Jehovah’s Witness Leadership Of Covering Up Sexual Abuse
  • #CulticAbuse Woman who jumped to her death was ex-Hasidic Jew who wanted to help others to leave the sect
  • #OkWhatever Insane pastor feeds worshippers live snakes to test their faith
  • #JeezusHatesGays Vandals spray paint church that has gay pastor with marriage plans
  • #TheDevilMadeHimDoIt Jehovah’s Witness poisoner asks to be spared jailed for putting weed killer into milk of fellow worshipper
  • #TakingTheHeat Israeli Jewish brothers jailed for Jewish-Muslim school arson
  • #MaNishTaNah Rabbi gets nine years for sex offenses against four minors
  • #Oopsey ‘Faith healer’ loses appeal on sex convictions
  • #SchadenfreudeAlert Rick Perry Loses As Court Rules That He Must Face Felony Abuse Of Power Charge
  • #PredatorsForHuckabee The Duggars Incident Isn’t The First Time Mike Huckabee Has Sided With a Sexual Predator

Supremes And Lower Courts

  • #KeepinItHateful Ark. municipalities say they’re keeping anti-discrimination ordinances despite a law intended to nullify them
  • #GetYourWorryOn Federal Appeals Court Begs Supreme Court To Overrule Roe v. Wade
  • #InchByInch FEDERAL APPEALS COURT CORRECT TO REJECT BOGUS ‘RELIGIOUS FREEDOM’ CLAIMS IN WASHINGTON BIRTH CONTROL CASE
  • #OfCourseTexas Texas Supreme Court says city must repeal HERO or put it on ballot

Theocracy Rising

  • #DiminishingReturns According to the Christian Right, only the Bible and God can determine how our economic system is run.
  • #StealthEvangelicalII So called moderate John Kasich: “We Shouldn’t Try To Fix Climate Change Because That’s The Creator’s Wish”
  • #BigFatDogWhistle Kasich Quotes Jesus, Reagan “The light of a city on a hill cannot be hidden. America is that city and you are that light.”
  • #ComingToAStateNearYou Terrifying Law Turns Michigan Into A Theocracy
  • #ItAllFallsApart When you open the door to compromise in Genesis, it doesn’t take long for other doctrines to fall
  • #CrusadesAnyone? Air Force leaders hammer helpless subordinates with Evangelical “Gospel Explosion.”

Antidotes

  • Stephen Hawking Just Launched A $100m Hunt That Will Enrage The Christian Right
  • Two Christian Colleges to Allow Same-Sex Married Faculty
  • Texas Concedes Case Over Benefits for Same-Sex Couples
  • The Incredible Story Behind Bea Arthur’s Plan to Help LGBT Homeless Youth After Her Passing
  • Watch Mike Huckabee get mocked for his unbiblical shaving habits
  • NEW LGBT RIGHTS BILL WILL ENSURE THE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RESTORATION ACT CANNOT BE USE TO DISCRIMINATE
  • White House honors 12 faith leaders as climate-change ‘champions’
  • A federal appeals court panel says Washington state can force pharmacies to dispense Plan B or other emergency contraceptives.
  • UN Security Council unanimously approves Iran deal

 

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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 June 21, 2015

Abortion, Contraception And Other Women’s Issues

Begin The Crusades

Education

Fifty Shades Of Hate

  • #UncleTom Black pro-gun pastor, E. W. Jackson, tells Fox: ‘Hate crime’ means shooter is prejudiced against ‘biblical views’ — not race
  • #ForTheLoveOfGod 30 of the Most Violent Exhortations from the Bible, Torah and Quran
  • #HittingBottom Sandy Rios of The American Family Association: Obama ‘Enjoyed’ Charleston Shooting
  • #EwwwwJackson Fox News pastor EW Jackson links gay people to #CharlestonShooting, says they created anti-Christian climate
  • #OilySickSlick Texas Oil Exec Stops His Car to Punch a Gay Pedestrian Unconscious

Fifty Shades Of Lies And Propaganda

  • #OrkinMan Tom DeLay fears martial law is coming, hails Cliven Bundy over armed standoff
  • #OrkinRedux Tom DeLay pledges to defy the “ten” justices on the Supreme Court over marriage equality
  • #FalseFlag Lindsey Graham downplays race after black church shooting: People ‘looking for Christians to kill them’
  • #Goebbelesque Why (Racist) Conservatives Only Talk About ‘Religious Liberty’ Re Charleston

Fifty Shades Of Stark Raving Mad

  • #PropheticPoop Apparently, American Pharoah’s Triple Crown is a prophetic sign that Christians are poised to take over the culture
  • #NastyRacistAssholes NRA board member blames Charleston shooting deaths on pastor’s vote against guns in churches

If Media’s The Message

  • #HasHeReadTheBible? Fox pundit warns of polygamy if marriage laws aren’t based on ‘scripture’
  • #TheComfortOfHate Ray Comfort has a new movie coming out aimed at helping Christians defend their “convictions about homosexuality and gay marriage.”
  • #MarxistInTheFOXhole Fox host freaks out over ‘Marxist’ Pope Francis: He is ‘the most dangerous person on the
  • #SavageIgnoramus Michael Savage: Pope Francis Like False Prophet ‘Directing Mankind To Worship The Antichrist’
  • #AmberGrainsOfHomophobia Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson furious about the LGBT “freak show,” Caitlyn Jenner’s transition
  • #HereATrollThereATroll Houston man trolls airwaves with anti-gay ads
  • #DoocyDoozer Fox’s Steve Doocy: In the wake of Charleston, we must arm our pastors and priests.- it’s an attack on Christians
  • #TruthBusters Fox News contributor dismisses claim that #CharlestonShooting was racial hate crime, says it’s about abortion rights

Israel, End Times And Hagee

  • #SpawnOfBill Anne Graham Lotz says gay marriage is Satanic and pushing the world into the End Times
  • #BecauseEndTimes Greg Laurie on Israel and End Times Prophecy: ‘America Needs Israel More Than Israel Needs America’
  • #DanceWithTheirDevil Israeli schools are using a Bible curriculum designed by Hobby Lobby’s team of Evangelical scholars
  • #WakeUpDiaspora! Israel’s Religion Minister: ‘Reform Jews Are a Disaster to the Nation’
  • #ComeOneComeAllAndJoinTheApocalyse When it comes to inciting a clash of civilizations, no one trumps the fundie Xtians
  • #BeginTheEnd Israel Church Set Ablaze in Possible Jewish Extremist Attack
  • #UppingTheAnte Netanyahu refuses U.S. request to disavow Michael Oren’s claims Obama abandoned Israel

LGBT Issues

  • #BoycottLouisiana Bobby Jindal will not be deterred: Standing firm against SSM
  • #WhatAFeteItWillBe 175,000 Pledge To Party If Anti-Gay Australia Couple Divorces Over Same-Sex Marriage
  • #WhyAreThereSoManySongsAboutRainbows? Homophobic “Christian” Threatens to Call Police On Widow
  • #InTheirFaces Baltimore Woman Vows To Make Her ‘Relentlessly Gay’ Yard Even Gayer After Homophobic Note

Politics Nation

  • #BatsInHisBelfry Greg Gianforte, aspiring Republican governor of Montana, urges college students to reject policy that favors savings plans and retirement options because, like Noah, Christians have “an obligation to work” until they are hundreds of years old
  • RememberThis? Jebya Tells Pamela Geller He Will ‘Trust His Brother’ to Deal With the ‘Islamic Threat’
  • #PureFroth Rick Santorum says he will fight a court ruling for gay marriage as part of “protecting children”
  • #BringsToMindPedophileForHuckabee Rick Santorum asked about child molestation, answers by boasting about his opposition to gay marriage
  • #PartyOfFools Why Bush, Rubio Can’t Quit the Radical Right
  • #SprigOHate FRC’s Peter Sprigg cannot support Donald Trump in his run for president because Trump invited Catilyn Jenner to be a judge at the Miss USA Pageant.
  • #JustDoIt JEB OPPOSES FRANCIS ON CLIMATE CHANGE AT HIS PERIL
  • #BecauseTheyVote If US nones are growing, why does the Republican campaign often feel like a revival meeting?
  • #BecauseGOP Why Do Republican Officials Keep Partnering With Christian-Nation Extremist David Lane?
  • #LovesGlocksHatesHumanity Huckabee: If Only Somebody in That Prayer Meeting Had a Concealed Carry…
  • #RacistToTheMarrow Lindsey Graham: The Confederate flag is “part of who we are” in South Carolina — even if “it’s a racist symbol”
  • #NeverForget Jeb Bush Brags About Interfering In Schiavo Case At Conservative Conference
  • #HawkALoogie Huckabee: ‘One Racist Lunatic’ Doesn’t Mean The Confederate Flag Is Problematic
  • #RacistPedophileLovingPig Huckabee: South Carolina Can’t Be Racist Because They Elected Haley And Scott
  • #BigFrothyPussy Rick Santorum won’t say if he thinks the Confederate Flag should come down. His opinion is that he should keep his mouth shut and look the other way. Rick Santorum is a coward.

Religion Gone Mad Gone Bad

Sausage Makers And Their Sausage

  • #HotMess GOP Rep. Jody Hice claims that secularism breeds Big Government, divorce, crime and gang violence
  • #StateElectionsMatter Michigan lawmaker Gary Glenn wants school officials held criminally liable for teaching students about homosexuality
  • #AndHeNeverWIll Iowa’s Governor Branstad is the only man in the state who can authorize payment for an abortion He’s never done so.

  • #PersistenceAndTheLongGame Michigan Republicans Cindy Gamrat & Todd Courser introduce bills setting the stage for “RFRA for Marriage”
  • #GoodChristianManspeak Bobby Jindal Attacks President Obama’s Gun Violence Comments As ‘Completely Shameful’
  • #RacistPigs Mike Huckabee, Lindsey Graham and Rick Perry have all defended states flying the Confederate flag
  • #RememberPencesFolly IBM Punishes Louisiana For Governor’s Anti-Gay Executive Order

Scandal

Science/History – - Or Not

  • #TangledUpInMiley Creationist Ken Ham on Miley Cyrus’ sex life: If evolution is true, why not involve an animal?
  • #Truthbomb The Founders Loathed Superstition and We Were Never a Christian Nation
  • #Boom! How Pope Francis just destroyed the GOP’s religious con artists

Theocracy Rising

  • #WontStand Michigan And North Carolina Republicans Enact Un-Constitutional Theocratic Laws
  • #AntiAmerican Matt Staver: Christians Must Stand Their Ground, ‘Disobey’ Unjust Laws Limiting Religious Freedom
  • #WhatsNext?TheGuillotines? When the Creation Museum is named a ‘top workplace,’ we’re in trouble
  • #TheocracyRisen Sen. James Lankford will receive the D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship’s Distinguished Christian Statesman Award at a ceremony on Capitol Hill
  • #GameOn Southern Baptists declare ‘spiritual warfare’ on Supreme Court with resolution denying marriage authority
  • #BiblicalLaw Texas GOPers Take Anti-Constitutional Position on Supreme Court and Marriage
  • #GrandOldPukes NH GOPers demand RNC official shut up or resign after learning she supports gay marriage
  • #TheocracyAlert Jeb Bush Says Catholic Dogma Trumps US Government
  • #GohmertsTheocraticPile Louie Gohmert tells the Supreme Court: Jesus’ law more important than constitutional law

Antidotes

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"It's going to take a scandal," McCain Tells Chuck Todd

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NO!

 

In a discussion of the role of money - and the pipe dream of campaign financing reform -- in campaigns and politics, something spilled out of John McCain's old, white pie-hole that made sense. Worlds apparently collided when we were watching the intelligent and informed peoples.

"It's going to take a scandal," the senator fake-mourningly shook his head with a whisper of regret and a shrug of his shoulders to MSNBC's Chuck Todd … who is headed for Meet the Press. Humph.

 

John McCain

No sympathy for McBombBombs, he's got plenty of plenty. Plus he made that Palin thing happen to us.

 

This is where lumbering gridlock and champion partisanship run mutually amok, hit each other head-on and produce a brief period of bruising Reality.

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Gov. Cuomo Under the Morning Joe Schmoe Guns

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To start off with a degree of honesty, what Andrew Cuomo has been up to in Albany doesn't appear to early bird eyeballs like it's going to end well, New York state ethics commissions are traditionally riddled with contradictions. And arrests.

To put it generously.

This week, however, it appears that the Right -- from Fvx Noise hate radio to whatever Joe Scarborough purports to be besides a country law-yer -- is ready to pounce. Cuomo, like his father before him, has the unenviable task of overseeing a government in Albany that in turn keeps an eye on the rivers of cash that flow through Wall Street and supposedly water the nation and the free world.

IQ

This is all the perfect climatic environment for corruption. Now we generally flock to those who fight corruption, that's our designated role as Americans.

Even when another New York state gubernatorial scandal dispensed with Eliot Spitzer, there were still echoes of respect for the bulldog he had been about cleaning up some of Wall Street's more glaring putrid pockets of ethics gone bad.

courge

However. When the entire Morning Joe Schmoe and Morning Mika roundtable piles on Cuomo with the absurd conflation that if Chris Christie were in Cuomo's shoes, the media would be going gonzo … it's time for some pushback.

Check the vultures out, it took a while for Joe to get the tortured Huey Long metaphor fixed in place.

Memo to Scarborough, Robert Penn Warren you ain't.

 

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Chris Hayes had a delicious segment 12 hours after Morning Schmoe and Mika gunned it.

whack!

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