Monthly Archives: February 2012

Separation of Church and State makes Rick Santorum puke

Has it really come to this? For 3o-some-odd years now the Republicans have been tacking to the right, with increasingly insane results. For the last few years, Republicans have trotted out the old dodge that the phrase “separation of church … Continue reading

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Podcast #145 – Deborah Scroggins (Wanted Women: Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Aafia Siddiqui)

We interview Deborah Scroggins, author of the Wanted Women: Faith, Lies and the War on Terror: The Lives of Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Aafia Siddiqui. This dueling biography contrasts the lives of the world’s most hated female apostate and the … Continue reading

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Podcast #144 – Controversy at the National Prayer Breakfast

Congressman Phil Gingrey (R-GA) walked out of President Obama’s sermon at this year’s National Prayer Breakfast. Gingrey is shocked–shocked!–to find that politicking is going on at the NATIONAL prayer breakfast. Meanwhile, “Rabbi” Ralph Messer has crowned New Birth Missionary Baptist … Continue reading

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Eddie Long crowned King of the Jews

Sort of. If you have time, watch the whole 15-minute fiasco and tell me that the people who follow “Bishop” Eddie Long (of the New Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta) are not certifiable. I can see why Long would want … Continue reading

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