Pro-mask or anti-mask? Your moral beliefs probably predict your stance

NOVEMBER 22, 2020 BY THE CONVERSATION Moral combat: Do you wear a face mask to show you care about others? Or do you refuse because you believe they defy human nature?Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images By Eugene Y. Chan of Purdue University Governments around the world have recommended or mandated various behaviors to slow the spread of COVID-19. These include staying […]

Christianity Does Not Solve the Problem of Evil

NOVEMBER 24, 2020 BY VANCEMORGAN In the eight-plus years that I’ve been writing this blog, I’ve occasionally been asked what a “Freelance Christian” is. I call myself a freelance Christian because I don’t believe that any particular doctrinal formulation of the Christian faith is satisfactory. This is not because I’m still looking for the doctrinal package […]

An Explanation of Modern Christianity

NOVEMBER 20, 2020 BY JIM MEISNER JR. Mainstream media in America clearly don’t understand that there are different types of Christians; just as there are different types of media, ranging from the most conservative to the most liberal. On the far right: the Southern Baptist Convention, the Catholic Church, Franklin Graham, James Dobson, Vice President Mike […]

Lying Pastor: A COVID Vaccine Will Alter Your DNA and “Remove the God Factor”

BY HEMANT MEHTA  NOVEMBER 19, 2020 Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne has spent the majority of this year trying to spread COVID. He held in-person church services as the pandemic was breaking, continued gathering in-person over the summer without social distancing or any kind of mask requirement, and said back in August that anyone who took a potential vaccine would “be dead within a […]

Christian TV Host Celebrates Florida Bill That Would Allow Citizens To Kill ‘Lefties’

NOVEMBER 18, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Violence For Jesus: Conservative Christian TV Host Rick Wiles warns “left wing activists” to flee Florida because “were coming after you.” Right Wing Watch reports: On Monday’s episode of his “TruNews” program, Florida-based End Times broadcaster Rick Wiles praised the state’s Republican governor for proposing a law that would allow citizens to shoot anyone suspected […]

Megachurch Pastor Claims COVID Vaccine Is ‘Satanic Plot’ To Change Human DNA

NOVEMBER 19, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE COVIDIOT: Megachurch pastor Rodney Howard-Browne claims the new COVID-19 vaccine is a “satanic plot” to change human DNA and “remove the God factor out of people so they won’t feel God.” Right Wing Watch reports: Right-wing pastor and ardent conspiracy theorist Rodney Howard-Browne says the COVID vaccine is a satanic plot […]

N.J. Congressman: Prosecute Trump For ‘Crimes Against Our Nation And Constitution’

NOVEMBER 19, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Lock Him Up: N.J. Congressman Bill Pascrell is calling for the “prosecution of Donald Trump and his enablers for their many crimes against the United States.” reports: New Jersey Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., one of Donald Trump’s fiercest critics on Capitol Hill, is demanding the president and his aides be investigated […]

Televangelist Jack Hibbs Cries After Realizing Joe Biden Will Be President

NOVEMBER 12, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Delicious Tears Of Unfathomable Sadness: Televangelist Jack Hibbs, senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in Chino, California, breaks down in tears because Joe Biden will be the next president. Newsweek reports: A clip of a televangelist weeping at the thought of a Joe Biden presidency is gong viral on social media. Jack […]

Parler Provides A Fact-Free Safe Space For Far-Right Extremist

 NOVEMBER 12, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Safe Space For Domestic Terrorism: Parler is a fast growing right-wing social media site that provides a fact-free safe space for conservative extremists like white supremacists, Nazis, QAnon Trump supporters, and other deplorables. Newsweek reports: Launched in 2018, Parler presents itself as “an unbiased” social media platform, and is generally understood […]

Conservative Pastor Who Claimed God Gave Him Immunity To COVID-19 Contracts Virus

 NOVEMBER 17, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE COVIDIOT: After claiming God had given him immunity to COVID-19, conservative pastor E.W. Jackson reveals that he and his wife have contracted the virus. Newsweek reports: Months after he told his congregation that he wouldn’t get coronavirus, conservative pastor E.W. Jackson announced in a Facebook Live sermon that he and his […]

The Lifted Weight

NOVEMBER 11, 2020 BY ADAM LEE For years to come, millions of Americans will remember where they were when the presidential election was called for Joe Biden. I was at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx with my family, enjoying a glorious autumn afternoon. It was sunny and warm, unseasonably so, and the city […]

Trump Refuses To Concede, Says Secret Service ‘Will Have To Drag Him From White House’

NOVEMBER 7, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Lock Him Up: President Donald Trump refuses to concede after Joe Biden is declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Associated Press reports on the victory: Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation […]

Million MAGA March: Militias, Proud Boys, Neo-Nazis Plan March On DC This Weekend

 NOVEMBER 11, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Domestic Terrorists Plan Rally: A march on Washington D.C. billed as the Million MAGA March is being planned by an assortment of Trump-loving deplorables, including militias, Proud Boys, white nationalists and Nazis. Politico reports: The disparate tribes of MAGA Nation — Oath Keepers, Three Percenters, Infowars fanatics, Groypers, Proud Boys, white […]

Arkansas Police Chief Resigns After Calling For Violence Against Democrats

NOVEMBER 9, 2020 BY MICHAEL STONE Despicable: Arkansas Police Chief Lang Holland, a QAnon Trump supporter, has resigned after calling for violence against Democrats on the right-wing social media site Parler. USA Today reports: The police chief of a small Arkansas city has resigned after posting online threats of violence that targeted Democrats. Marshall Mayor Kevin Elliott […]