GOP Lawmaker Who Promotes ‘Biblical Law’ Caught Planning Violent Attacks

APRIL 23, 2019 BY MICHAEL STONE Washington state Rep. Matt Shea, who recently published a manifesto calling for the execution of all males who refuse to follow “Biblical law,” has been caught plotting violent attacks against progressive opponents. The Guardian reports: A Washington state Republican politician took part in private discussions with rightwing figures about carrying out surveillance, “psyops” […]

Pastor Tony Spell Of COVID-19 Defying Megachurch Arrested For Assault

 APRIL 21, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Lock Him Up! Pastor Tony Spell of the COVID-19 defying Life Tabernacle Church in Louisiana has been arrested for aggravated assault after threatening a protester with a church bus. NBC News reports: A Louisiana pastor who has defied state orders against large gatherings was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly backing his church bus […]

Workers, officials say too little too late after Tyson closes Waterloo pork plant: ‘All they talked about was production’

By Ann Colwell, Dianne Gallagher, Pamela Kirkland and Konstantin Toropin, CNN Updated 9:05 PM ET, Wed April 22, 2020 The Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Waterloo, Iowa, has a workforce of nearly 3,000. (CNN)After more than a week of public pressure, Tyson announced Wednesday morning it will “indefinitely suspend operations” at its Waterloo, Iowa, pork processing plant that employs […]

Trump Administration Using Relief Funds To Bail Out Churches, Pay Pastor Salaries

APRIL 8, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Unacceptable, Unconstitutional, UnAmerican: In a clear violation of the separation of church and state, the Trump administration will use taxpayer money to bail out churches and pay pastor salaries. NPR reports: In a development that could challenge the Constitution’s prohibition of any law “respecting an establishment of religion,” the federal […]

Televangelist Claims He Has Magic Machines That Will ‘Shoot Down’ Coronavirus

 MARCH 28, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Because Jesus is Magic: Televangelist Rodney Howard-Browne says he will continue holding church services because he has 13 magic machines that will “shoot down” and “neutralize” the coronavirus. In an idiotic and dangerous statement the televangelist declared:  The Lord has helped us to secure our congregation. We brought in 13 machines […]