Tag: john birch society

Morning Maddow: Remember When Reagan Went To A Whites-Only Golf Course And Fought MLK Day?

On a day when many rightwingers now claim that Martin Luther King really agreed with them, Rachel Maddow takes us back to 1983, when the right was at least honest about their feelings toward King: They considered him a...

Sundays With The Christianists: American History Textbooks That Will Protect Your Homeschooler’s Precious Bodily Fluids

Yay for the 1950s! One of the best times in America, according to our textbooks for Christian schools, though of course the Gilded Age was pretty darn awesome as well. Our 8th-grade textbook, America: Land I Love (A...

Ron Paul Doesn’t Hate Jews, He Just Speaks To Groups That Hate Jews

Ron Paul is scheduled to be the keynote speaker for a Sept. 11 conference sponsored by The Fatima Center, a rightwing "radical traditionalist" Catholic group that the Southern Poverty Law Center calls "perhaps the single largest group of hard-core...

Tennessee House Fights 20-Year-Old UN ‘Sustainability’ Plan, Because ‘Forced Abortion’

The Republican swath of the Tennessee House appears to have gotten an email chain letter from far-right crazy uncle the John Birch Society (desperate times), and the Tennessee House has heeded its call! Seems the New World Order managed...

NYT Magazine: Is Mike Allen Weird Because His Dad Was a Bircher?

The "gotcha" part of the NYT "takedown" of Politico/Mike Allen is so pathetic, we feel bad for Mike Allen. Turns out his dad, who died a quarter-century ago, was a wingnut who wrote John Birch crap and was suspicious...

Blog Reporter Dave Weigel Is President Of John Birch Society

Wonkette CPAC tipster GARRETT3000 sends us our "last CPAC photo," for the 22,000th time, this one capturing allegedly "neutral" blog reporter Dave Weigel, who writes about crazy people for the Washington Independent. Turns out he is one of the...

Freaking John Birch Society To Co-Sponsor CPAC 2010

Meanwhile, in the latest conservative news, the Republican mainstream continues to slide into ultra-nationalistic militaristic paranoia and championed white supremacy along the normal trajectory: the actual John Birch Society -- the comically radical conservative organization of racists and psychotic...