Trumpism Didn't "Corrupt" White Conservative Evangelicals, They've Always Been Horrible People
There's an entire cottage industry of conservative pundits who are shocked, shocked, I tell you!, that America's right wing is full of racists, hypocrites and all around horrible people. One of these newly woke pundits is Jennifer Rubin of The Washington Post whose entire job ...read more
Jerry Falwell Jr. Still Believes Man Who Grabs Women By the P*ssy is "Dream Candidate"
One question I always ask my Christian Evangelical Republican friends is if Jesus Christ were alive today, would he vote for someone like Donald Trump? The answer is almost always "no, but he'll get the things I like done". And invariably, those things are the least Christian ...read more
Quote of the Day: Michele Bachmann Says To Rejoice, for the End Times Are Here
"Your listeners, U.S. taxpayers, are now paying to give arms to terrorists including Al-Qaeda. This happened and as of today the United States is willingly, knowingly, intentionally sending arms to terrorists. Now what this says to me, I’m a believer in Jesus Christ, as I look ...read more
Gay Marriage ≠ Christian Persecution
It's always entertaining to watch the right, particularly the Christian right, whine about victimization. As Steve Benen over at the Maddowblog says today, no one's raised melodramatic self-pity to an art form the way America's conservative Christians have, regardless of ...read more
Is the Mormon Church Changing its Position on Homosexuality?
It appears that the Mormon Church is at least evolving its views on homosexuality, launching a new website called 'Mormons and Gays' (pic above) stating that "individuals do not choose to have such attractions". An official statement from their site reads: The experience of ...read more
The Daily Banter Exclusive Interview: Timothy Kurek, the Christian Conservative who Lived Under Cover as a Gay Man
By Ben Cohen: I come from a middle class, multicultural area in south London where I grew up with parents who read left wing newspapers and talked to me about things like social equality and evolutionary science. My brother and I were left to our own devices in terms of ...read more