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Brian Tashman is a research associate at Right Wing Watch, the blog of People for the American Way.
5 of the Craziest Conspiracy Theories that Freshman Republicans Will Bring to Congress
Posted on: Nov 6, 2014, Source: Rightwingwatch
Hoo boy! Some real gems just got elected.
Cuckoobird Michele Bachmann Wants to Impeach Obama, Then Calls Impeachment a Democratic Plot
Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: Rightwingwatch
In her mind it makes perfect sense.
That Time a Corporation Cited Religious Freedom As a Way to Avoid Desegregation
Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
At the time that that case, Newman v. Piggie Park Enterprises, was being decided, the majority of Americans had religious objections to interracial marriage.
Right-Wing Pundit Dinesh D'Souza Wonders Why More Immigrants Aren't Just Like Dinesh D'Souza
Posted on: Jul 2, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
D'Souza says that, unlike other immigrants, he loves America.
The 5 Craziest Planks in Draft Texas GOP Platform
Posted on: Jun 12, 2014, Source: Rightwingwatch
No science in schools, guns everywhere, church and state united! Egads!
Right-Winger Makes Absurd Claims About the Secret Intentions Behind Sex Ed
Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: Rightwingwatch
Your daily cuckoo bird report.
Conservatives Rally Behind GOP Leader Who Said the Common Core Turns Kids Gay
Posted on: May 28, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
Tea Party and religious groups thank Florida legislator for taking a "courageous stand."
Pat Robertson Tells Woman to Reward Husband with Sex for Doing Chores (VIDEO)
Posted on: May 27, 2014, Source: Rightwingwatch
Televangelist once again dispenses antiquated marital advice. Co-host can't stop laughing.
The Right-Wing's 5 Most Insane Conspiracy Theories This Week
Posted on: May 23, 2014, Source: Rightwingwatch
Obama-phobia, Homophobia, Veggie-phobia and other irrational right-wing fears.
Pat Robertson: 'You Have to be Deaf, Dumb and Blind to Believe in Young Earth Creationism'
Posted on: May 22, 2014, Source: Rightwingwatch
Being too crazy for Robertson is no small feat.
GOP Congressman: Limit Right to Vote to Property Owners
Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
Ted Yoho also suggested that early voting is also a travesty.
Pat Robertson Says Jews Are Too Busy Polishing Diamonds to Fix Their Cars
Posted on: Apr 1, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
The Right Wing Host of The 700 Club made some outrageous comments on yesterday's show.
GOP Congressman Complains That Latinos Get College Scholarships, Wonders About Their 'Legality'
Posted on: Mar 25, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
Congressman Steve King complains that diversity programs give 'free rides' for Hispanics.
Pat Robertson Suggests a Woman's Atheism May Be a Result of Rape or Demonic Possession
Posted on: Mar 24, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
The 700 Club Host says a a woman's resistance to Christian proselytizing might be something beyond the normal human experience.
Creationist Group Demands Airtime on "Cosmos" for Sake of "Scientific Balance"
Posted on: Mar 21, 2014, Source: Rightwingwatch
"They wouldn’t even consider us plausible at all,” creationists lament.
Breitbart Wingnut Says Liberal Professors Should 'All Be Taken Out and Shot'
Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: Rightwingwatch
Austin Ruse blames women's studies departments for Duke student who does porn.
Michele Bachmann is Very Upset That The Gays Are Bullying Her
Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
The Tea Party Congresswoman says the gay community's political actions are getting a little tiresome.
Catholic Bishop Thinks Performing Anti-Gay Exorcisms Will Show Gay People That He Loves Them
Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
Illinois Catholic leader says he performed an exorcism in response to the state's decision to legalize same-sex marriage.
Family Research Council President Fears Humanity Will Die Out Due to Gay Rights
Posted on: Jan 14, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
Tony Perkins says extinction is inevitable if everyone decides to opt for same-sex marriage.
Creation Museum Chief Offers Advice on Fighting the "Homosexual War"
Posted on: Jan 13, 2014, Source: Right Wing Watch
Religious leader uses military analogies to rally anti-LGBT followers.
5 Ways The GOP Got Worse In 2013
Posted on: Dec 31, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
Republicans either ignored or outright rejected even the superficial recommendations made in the GOP’s plan to revive the party.
Pat Robertson Tells Broke Elderly Woman That Tithing Will Fix Her Health and Money Problems
Posted on: Oct 14, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
Robertson went as far as to say that as long as she tithes she will stay healthy and as a result not even encounter medical bills.
The Most Absurd Christian Conspiracy Theory About Gay Marriage Ever
Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
The Center for Marriage Policy is deeply concerned that lesbians will trick gay men into fathering their children and become their slaves.
Pat Robertson Muses About Gays Being Stoned to Death
Posted on: Jul 8, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
Robertson is very mad at the Supreme Court.
Pastors Blame Wildfires on Christian Women Who Wear Pantsuits and Hats
Posted on: Jul 1, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
Also to blame were abortion, a same-sex kiss, and exposed breasts.
Pat Robertson Blames Suicide on "Demonic Games" Like Dungeons and Dragons
Posted on: Jun 10, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
In a previous edition of the show, Robertson called Dungeons & Dragons “evil” and said it has “literally destroyed people’s lives.”
Pat Robertson's Latest Ridiculousness: Forgive Your Cheating Husband Because "Well, He's a Man"
Posted on: May 16, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
The 700 Club nut job also reminds women that they live in America "and good things are happening."
Pat Robertson, Who Prophesied 'Romney Will Win,' Urges Viewers to Beware False Prophets
Posted on: May 13, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
And he will likely continue being wrong.
Pat Robertson Tells Viewers to Beware of Scamsters Quoting the Bible -- He Better Hope They Don't Think About That Too Much
Posted on: Mar 22, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
If CBN viewers actually followed Robertson's advice, he'd be in deep trouble.
Christian Right Group: You Don't Have the Right to Have Sex Outside of Marriage, Society Should "Punish" It
Posted on: Mar 18, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
Family Research Council fellow Pat Fagan joined Tony Perkins, the head of FRC, to discuss the blight of premarital sex.
War! Conservative Host Frets Obama Inciting Black, Atheist Muslims (?) Against Rich, White Christians
Posted on: Mar 5, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
The conservative hosts are telling their white listeners to arm themselves to the teeth.
Crazy Pro-Gun Republicans Claim Obama is Raising Private Black Army to Massacre Whites
Posted on: Mar 1, 2013, Source: Rightwingwatch
Is this the most racist argument against gun safety laws yet?
Paranoid Gun Nuts Claim Obama is Raising a Private Black Army to Massacre White Americans
Posted on: Feb 25, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
Radio bigot says, "they will claim anyone resisting the black force they are doing it because they are racist."
Tim Tebow to Address Anti-Gay, Anti-Catholic Megachurch
Posted on: Feb 15, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
While his more celebrated NFL brethren support marriage equality, Tim Tebow takes a speaking gig at a church pastored by a preacher who touts intolerance as a virtue.
Texas Public School Teaching Kids That Jews Practice "Flawed Religion" and that Blacks Are "Descended from Ham"
Posted on: Jan 21, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
A Southern Methodist University religious studies professor found instances of students learning a literal interpretation of the Bible, and some racist obsessions of the religious right.
Evangelist Claims God Gave Christians Diabetes Cure, Says They Won't Share With Non-Christians
Posted on: Jan 15, 2013, Source: Right Wing Watch
What Would Jesus Do, indeed.
Pat Robertson Admits He Blew The Election Prediction He Got From God
Posted on: Nov 23, 2012, Source: Right Wing Watch
According to Robertson, God wasn't wrong. He just didn't hear him right.
5 Christian Right Delusions Busted by Romney and GOP Losses
Posted on: Nov 20, 2012, Source: Right Wing Watch
Like other right-wingers in denial, many in the religious right thought the election was in the bag.
Televangelist Pat Robertson Excuses Petraeus -- Blames Paula Broadwell for "Throwing Herself at Him"
Posted on: Nov 14, 2012, Source: Rightwingwatch
The Slut-Shaming of Paula Broadwell continues
5 Fraudulent Election Claims by Religious Right Leaders Exposed
Posted on: Nov 8, 2012, Source: Right Wing Watch
After promising themselves and their followers a blow-out defeat of President Barack Obama, the myths advanced by right-wing leaders demand examination.
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