Satanic Temple Trolls Trump’s Spiritual Adviser After She Prays To End ‘Satanic Pregnancies’

JANUARY 27, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Doing the Lords’s work: The Satanic Temple responds after President Trump’s spiritual adviser, Pastor Paula White, calls for an end to “satanic pregnancies.” In an open letter to White, Lucien Greaves, Co-founder and spokesperson for The Satanic Temple, expressed their pleasure with the fact that White recently declared: We command any satanic pregnancies […]

Sean Hannity: Trump Political Operative

JANUARY 23, 2020 BY ED BRAYTON Media Matters points out the rather obvious, that Fox News host Sean Hannity is also am important political operative for Donald Trump. He acts as an adviser on the phone with Trump on an apparent near-nightly basis, appears and speaks at his campaign rallies, acts as a go-between for Trump and […]

Peter’s Pence: US bishops are being sued for ‘lying and stealing’

JANUARY 23, 2020 BY BARRY DUKE IN the wake of a Wall Street Journal exposé last December that claimed that Peter’s Pence, the Pope’s principal charity, gave only ten percent of the millions raised from the Catholic faithful to the needy, comes news that the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is being sued for taking donations under false pretenses. […]

Report: New Orleans Saints Conspired With Catholic Church To Protect Pedophile Priests

 JANUARY 24, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Religion poisons everything: Evidence shows that executives from the NFL’s New Orleans Saints football team conspired with the Catholic church to protect pedophile priests. ESPN reports: The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives doing public […]

Trump Spiritual Adviser Paula White Orders End To ‘Satanic Pregnancies’

 JANUARY 26, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE What happened to “Pro-Life”? President Trump’s spiritual adviser, Pastor Paula White, wants to put an end to “satanic pregnancies.” In a bizarre rant captured by Right Wing Watch, White “takes authority over the marine kingdom, the animal kingdom, and all ‘satanic pregnancies’ that seek to harm Trump or the church.” […]

The Prison of Belief

 JANUARY 20, 2020 BY JAMES A. HAUGHT By James A. Haught When people accept supernatural claims of a religion, their lives are altered. They commit themselves to belief in miracles, prophecies and similar magic, which orients their view of reality. It confines them, hindering their ability to consider other possibilities. This narrowed lifestyle can be called […]

White House Streams Church Service Claiming ‘Demonic Spirit’ Causes Homosexuality

 JANUARY 21, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Theocracy Alert: The White House YouTube account is streaming a vile anti-gay church sermon attended by Vice President Mike Pence. Newsweek reports: Vice President Mike Pence called for people to remember the words of Martin Luther King Jr. “in these divided times” while attending a church where a bishop described how “the devil” […]

Virginia man charged in alleged swatting ring targeting African Americans and Jewish people

By Rebekah Riess, CNN Updated 10:42 PM ET, Tue January 14, 2020 John William Kirby Kelley (CNN)The Justice Department has charged a Virginia man with conspiracy to make threats over “swatting” calls he made as part of an online network that targeted African Americans and Jewish people, according to an FBI affidavit.“Swatting” is a prank call […]


JANUARY 21, 2020 BY JAMES F. MCGRATH I don’t know how I missed coming across this term until now, but I’m so incredibly happy to have added it to my vocabulary. Sarahbeth Caplin referred to “narcegesis” in the context of her comments on Anne Graham Lotz’s remarks about Donald Trump’s removal of troops from Syria perhaps being […]

Chinese officials urge people not to travel in and out of city at center of virus outbreak

By Anna Fifield Jan. 21, 2020 at 5:31 a.m. EST BEIJING — Chinese health authorities sought to impose a quasi-quarantine around Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, Tuesday as they stepped up efforts to stop the spread of a mystery virus that has now claimed six lives. With confirmation that the pneumonialike coronavirus can be transmitted from person […]

A Pennsylvania Woman Drove Into an Oncoming Car in Order to “Test Her Faith”

BY HEMANT MEHTA JANUARY 19, 2020 In a story that exhibits both religious delusion and the harm that can come because of someone’s religious delusions, a lady in Pennsylvania let Jesus take the wheel as she drove into oncoming traffic because she believed God was testing her faith. 31-year-old Nadejda Reilly wasn’t worried about hurting herself because she assumed […]

National Archives Censoring Anti-Trump Signs from Women’s March

 JANUARY 20, 2020 BY ED BRAYTON This weekend there were women’s marches around the country, but they aren’t the first such marches. There were similar protests of women seeking political change in 2017 and the National Archives has an exhibit about those marches. But they’ve blurred out signs with anti-Trump messages on them, causing some obvious controversy. The […]