Fundie Watch: June 2010

The "Intimidation" Argument: Far Right Hypocrisy on Parade

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 30, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

There's a new cry of outrage coming from the far right of American Politics and conservative circles. As more of their arguments against social issues like LGBT equality get shown time and again to be based on personal bigotry, private...Read More

The Ethics of Outing Anti-Gay Hypocrites

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 30, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Last week on my personal blog I wrote about the closeted anti-gay Lutheran Pastor who urged his parish to leave the Evangelical Church in America ("ELCA") and used his pulpit to denigrate and pontificate against civil law equality for gay...Read More

Montana's GOP joins Texas

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 29, 2010 | 1:30 PM | comments

Montana's Republican Party platform has gone the same way as Texas: Homosexual Acts We support the clear will of the people of Montana expressed by legislation to keep homosexual acts illegal. I remember posting back in 2008 during the Obama/McCain...Read More

A wise ex-gay woman, the richness of her experiences, etc.

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 22, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

Nan Hunter's right; Elena Kagan is like a Rorschach. That is, what people see when they look at her says more about them than it does about her. We want her to be a lesbian, the right wants her to...Read More

The Newest Christianist Lie: Fear of Harrassment

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 21, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

The windbags of the Christian Right often claim that Christians are being persecuted as part of their demagoguery used to shake down money from the ignorant and uninformed. Sadly, the news media generally gives these professional Christians a pass and...Read More

General John Sheehan Says Gays in Military Would Spread AIDS

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 18, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

General John Sheehan, retired four-star general of the U.S. Marine Corps and former Supreme Allied Commander for NATO, is back in the news with more bigoted anti-repeal talk about "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Readers may remember Sheehan as the man...Read More

Maggie Gallagher's Bare Feet

Filed by Joe Mirabella | June 17, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

I realize there are far more important moments in the closing arguments from the Prop 8 trial Wednesday, but, frankly, these two moments are my favorite from Rick Jacob's live blog of the trial. C. It has become a desire...Read More

Family Values: Who is it Trying to "Destroy Marriage" Again?

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 17, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

In a move that isn't that surprising (but which nonetheless stings), Proposition 8 supporters want to 'revoke recognition' of the 18,000 legal same-sex marriages that occurred in California before the marriage ban went into effect. Removing any doubt about how...Read More

Cuccinelli "Attends" DC Pride - a/k/a Smooches for Cooch

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 13, 2010 | 2:30 PM | comments

I have to admit it - I love the sense of humor of whoever came up with the idea of raising money and recruiting new members for LGBT causes by having gay folk kiss a large cut out photo of...Read More

Tony Perkins attacks Indiana Guv for being too liberal!

Filed by Bil Browning | June 11, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Rightwing nutjob Tony Perkins is on the attack again. This time he's after my Governor, Mitch Daniels. Perkins has his knickers in a twist because Daniels told the Weekly Standard that whoever the next President is, they "would have to...Read More

Virginia Supreme Court Rules Against Breakaway Anglicans

Filed by Michael Hamar | June 11, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

In an unusual display of courage and decency, the Supreme Court of Virginia has reversed a lower court decision that would have allowed break away Episcopal parishes to abscond with the property of the Episcopal Church USA. The lower court...Read More

Rush's fourth marriage proves that he has "sex only within marriage, marriage for life"

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 07, 2010 | 12:00 PM | comments

The NY Times profiled lesbian conservative Eve Tushnet, and she had this to say about same-sex marriage: But same-sex marriage, she wrote in The New York Post in 2007, "can bring one of three outcomes: A two-tiered marriage culture, where...Read More

The Many Faces of Charlie Crist: Flip Flopping in Florida

Filed by Waymon Hudson | June 03, 2010 | 2:00 PM | comments

Florida Governor and US Senate Charlie Crist just can't seem to make up his mind about who he is. The so-orange-he-could-outshine-John-Boehner politician has long been a man of shifting values depending on who he's talking to and what political race...Read More

Ted Haggard wishes he knew how to quit... tax breaks

Filed by Alex Blaze | June 02, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

Pastor Ted Haggard (who got outed by a male prostitute a few years back) had a big, surprise announcement yesterday. It turns out he is starting a new church, something he knows about since he built one of the biggest...Read More