Direct from Hell — Presenting Fred Phelps!

We’re Atheists — We don’t believe in Heaven, Hell, God or the devil.  But Fred Phelps, Sr., the founder of the extremist Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, certainly does.

The trouble is “Pastor” Phelps apparently gets them all confused. For, you see, he clearly thinks that God is Satan and that Satan is God. You might recall that Pastor Phelps and his Merry Band of Hateful Morons are the ones who picket military funerals, stage anti-gay rallies and, startlingly, are apparently planning to picket the funerals of the children and adults massacred on Friday at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.… [Read more]

Chaplain John McTernan — A Face Full of Hate

Just when we think we’ve identified all of the end-of-days religious wingnuts, along comes another. This time, it’s self-styled Chaplain John McTernan. Yesterday he went way off the deep end, which would be easy if he were in lower Manhattan, today, when he blamed Hurricane Sandy on the gays.… [Read more]

Bryan Fischer, Guest Bigot of the Day.

Once again, a militant Christian organization, the American Family Association, one of the newest permutations of the Moral Majority, tries and largely succeeds in helping to push the Republican candidates further and further to the right.… [Read more]

The “Christian Right” is Neither

Frank Bruni of the NY Times wrote a piece entitled, “The Divine Miss M,” a scathing dissection of Michele Bachmann’s life, a life which is the antithesis of the “Christianity” she espouses. Wrote Bruni, “. . . [S]he presents herself as a godly woman, humbly devoted to her Christian faith. I’d like to meet that god, and I’d like to understand that Christianity.”  Bruni noted Bachmann’s vendetta against Hillary Clinton’s aide, Muslim-born Huma Abedin, and Bachmann’s vengeful mission to spread dissension, lies and hatred toward Muslim Americans.  … [Read more]

It’s Racist. Deal With It.

Imagine you are at the top in your field of specialized medicine. You do all the right things in terms of furthering your career, yet your peers and colleagues not only disrespect you on a constant basis — they lampoon you in a vile and hostile manner and then laugh like a cabal of mean-spirited middle school bullies.… [Read more]