Fundie Watch: November 2006

Eric opens his yap

Filed by Bil Browning | November 18, 2006 | 2:31 PM | comments

Today's Indy Star has an interview with Advance America's Eric Miller that'll you want to go check out. It's full of the usual half-truths and distortions that we've come to know and despise. While the Star didn't hold Miller's feet...Read More

Setting the Bar High

Filed by Ed Team | November 15, 2006 | 12:28 AM | comments

"My number one goal is not to go to jail." -- Newly elected Rep. Michele Bachmann on her agenda for her new job, as quoted on Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Nov. 14, 2006. Michele was named 2nd in the roll...Read More

The Quintessential Republican Watchdog

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 14, 2006 | 7:47 PM | comments

"I couldn't begin to second-guess the president." -- newly elected Rep. Michele Bachmann on Minnesota Public Radio, November 13, 2006 (Hat tip to my cousin, Chris Truscott)...Read More

Jesus Camp to close up shop

Filed by Bil Browning | November 10, 2006 | 1:53 PM | comments

Remember the clip from Jesus Camp that Tony posted a while back? It got a few comments - mostly along the lines of "Oh. My. God." If you remember, Jerame then posted a clip from the movie that showed our...Read More

Jesus doesn't love Daddy anymore

Filed by Bil Browning | November 08, 2006 | 5:58 PM | comments

Precious little pumpkin just realized that God wasn't on their side. Wait until she finds out what Santorum means now... That's something the grandkids will bless Grandpa for......Read More

Women safe in South Dakota

Filed by Carrie Wooten | November 08, 2006 | 9:08 AM | comments

By a vote of 55% to 45%, the people of South Dakota got the toughest abortion ban in the country off the books! South Dakota conservatives would have made abortion in every case, even rape and incest, illegal, except when...Read More


Long Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | November 05, 2006 | 11:02 PM | comments

The following letter from Ted Haggard, former senior pastor of New Life Church, was read to the congregation this morning at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services. To my New Life Church family: I am so sorry. I am...Read More

On Conservative Judicial Activism and Election 2006

Filed by Chris Douglas | November 05, 2006 | 8:32 AM | comments

Under an earlier post by Bil Browning, there is a debate going on which speaks directly to a type of Judicial partisanship that should dishearten every Hoosier, let alone those who are its victims. A fundamental guarantee of Indiana's Constitutional...Read More

Haggard - swaggart III or mcgreevey II?

Filed by Don Sherfick | November 04, 2006 | 8:30 AM | comments

This morning as I flipped from channel to channel and URL to URL looking for the latest developments in the Haggard revelations out of Colorado, I flashed back to the late 1980's when another TV evangalist was having difficulties with...Read More


Quote of the Day

Filed by Ed Team | November 03, 2006 | 2:39 PM | comments

"This is not a gay sex scandal; this isn't about Haggard engaging in homosexual activities with a male prostitute and doing illegal drugs, this is about a profoundly corrupt and broken system of leadership in government and society overall...Read More

A little fuel to the fire...

Filed by Jerame Davis | November 02, 2006 | 11:17 PM | comments

Another hat tip to AmericaBlog for the vid... Ted Haggard clip from the movie Jesus Camp. This guy is slime. What do you think HE did last night?...Read More

Haggard Doth Protesteth or...

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | November 02, 2006 | 9:20 PM | comments

... 'I did not have sexual relations with that faggot!' That's why he's not stepping down from his post as HEIC (Head Evangelical In Charge) -- but wait, he is stepping down. You be the judge....Read More

The Right-Wing Sexpose Continues

Filed by Ellen Andersen | November 02, 2006 | 9:02 PM | comments

This just in: According to the A.P., the Rev. Ted Haggard, who heads up the influential National Association of Evangelicals, a vocal opponent of marriage equality, has just resigned amid allegations that he paid for sex with another man. Mike...Read More