Tag: culture war

Chipotle Unfair To Gun-Humpers! Boycott Chipotle!

Oh, golly, folks, looks like another gun-grabbing freedom-hating libertysquisher corporation is trying to Take Away Our Right To Self Protection! After a group of those cheerful souls from Open Carry Tarrant County -- the same charmers that scared the...

Stephen Colbert Warns Of Lesbian Throuple Threat To Traditional Marriage (Video)

From Massachusetts, Stephen Colbert brings ominous news of the latest rather hot threat to the institution of marriage: three women who call themselves a "throuple" and have sparked another rightwing freakout about how legalizing same-sex marriage will ultimately kill...

Jon Stewart Seems To Think The NRA Is Paranoid For Some Reason (video)

Tuesday's Daily Show had some fun with last weekend's NRA convention, leading off, as one must, with the WTF heard round the world, Sarah Palin's weird joke about how waterboarding is how she'd baptize terrorists. And then he reminded...

Radio Preacher Kevin Swanson: Did I Say Gay? I Meant Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Will Make Your Kid A Witch. A Gay Witch

So a couple weeks back we looked at how Colorado radio preacher Kevin Swanson had figured out that Disney's Frozen is turning kids gay, because it just does, OK? Well, apparently Rev. Swanson simply can't Let It Go, Let...

History Shocker! Ayn Rand Helped FBI Find Communist Influence In ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’

Before War On Christmas 2013 fades into memory, let's take a look at how the FBI examined a Christmas Classic for evidence of communist propaganda. According to a nifty article in Aphelis, Frank Capra's tale of the redemptive power...

Rand Paul Wars On Christmas With Festivus Grievance Tweets

As if it weren't bad enough that the right has turned "Merry Christmas" into a shibboleth, now they're trying to co-opt Festivus.* Senator Rand Paul (R-Galt's Gulch) announced yesterday that he would be tweeting his very own "airing of...

At Tea Party Unity Event, Anti-Gay Loons Dream Of Class Action Lawsuit Against Homosexuality

In the sort of thinking that seems perfectly rational in a world where we have declared war on "terror," Tea Party Unity chairman Rick Scarborough and anti-gay obsessionist Peter LaBarbera shared their dreams of Suing the Gay Away yesterday....

Breaking! Exclusive! Must Credit Snipy! Shocking Story About Snipy’s Departure!

Well, this is awkward. I know the Glorious Editrix just announced a big Boston party for our new sideboob tracker blog and told you all I'd be the boss of it except that I will not be the boss...

D.C. Proposes Welfare Reefer For Poor Jazz Criminals

Yeah, this one's not going to cause any rightwing freakouts: A proposal in the District of Columbia would require that marijuana dispensaries set aside 2% of profits to assist low-income people with medical marijuana purchases. Tell us about it,...

Hero Republican Legislator Will Protect Son From California’s Transgender Restroom Tyranny

California Assemblyman Tim Donnelly is taking a brave stand for cisgender heteronormativity (trigger warning!), and he doesn't care who knows it. To protest the state's new law that allows trans students to use the restroom or locker room that...

Wingnuts Furious: Texas Kids Design Imaginary Flags For Nonexistent Pretend Socialist Nation

Pity the poor children of Texas. Not only do they have to live in a state full of Texans, but many of them are at high risk of growing up to be Texans, too. Oh, and on top of...

Equivalencies: NOLA School District Embraces Evolution; Tenn. Preacher Says It Caused School Shootings

In the one step forward, one step back department, we have the heartening news that the school board for Orleans Parish, Louisiana, has voted to explicitly bar schools from teaching creationism or adopting "revisionist" history standards. On the...

Investigation Looks for ‘Muslim Bias’ in Texas Schools, Finds Christian Bias Instead (So It’s Not Biased, Of Course)

Anyone who thinks that school districts aren't responsive to community concerns should talk to district and school board members of the Irving, Texas, Independent School District. When they received a clearly insane chain email claiming that a curriculum used...

Sundays With The Christianists: A ‘World History’ Textbook To Rescue Your Homeschooled Child From The Modern Age

Pop quiz, everyone! It's a review question from Chapter 24 of our 10th-grade Christianist textbook, World History and Cultures In Christian Perspective: "What phenomenon at the beginning of the 20th century threatened to destroy the roots of Western civilization?" OK, pencils...

Things You Didn’t Know You Needed To Worry About: Getting Raped By Demons

You may have been under the impression that when Christianists think about rape, they mostly think about how women are either asking for it by not screaming quite loudly enough or dressing like the sluts that everyone knows they...

Sad Bachmannite Party Clown Bradlee Dean Invites Children To Commit Arson, For Freedom

Wonkette fan favorite Bradlee Dean is back at it with his tireless campaign to save the youths. Why do we need Michele Bachmann BFF Bradlee Dean more than ever? Because freedom needs brush fires, duh: Need for the Program: It...