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#10 Way to Exasperate a Liberal: MisQuote Violent Islamic Texts and Ignore Violent Christian Texts

American Family Association President Tim Wildmon is out there again, flogging the notion that Islam is an inherently violent religion. And to do so, he selectively quotes from the Quran:

President Obama this week once again called Islam “a great religion” which has been “distorted” by a small number of “extremists” to justify committing acts […]

Tim Wildmon and the AFA Caught Bearing False Witness Again

American Family Association President Tim Wildmon got caught bearing false witness last summer. To make a political point, Wildmon wrote of Barack Obama in 2001 that “in that same radio interview he bemoaned the fact that the Warren Supreme Court ‘never entered into the issues of redistribution of wealth.’” This is a false accusation. The […]

If John Boehner Doesn’t Get His Way, You Didn’t Pray Hard Enough, Bub

In a letter I found in my mailbox today, Tim Wildmon of the American Family Association asked me to pray as hard as the heroic genocidal baby-killers of the Bible.

In a very real sense I am asking you and every other AFA member to act as Aaron and Hur did when Moses prayed to […]

City Bans Christmas? The Non-War on Christmas

“City Bans Christmas,” an e-mail blast by the American Family Association informs me. “The War on Christmas has already begun.”

No celebrations of Christmas allowed within the borders of a city here in Americaa? Unthinkable! Indefensible! Why…

…wait a minute. My suspicions regarding this claim were raised when I learned that the city in question […]

60 Plus Association: the Ties, the Agenda, the Money

The 60 Plus Association portrays itself as a “non-partisan seniors advocacy group.” But a review of 60 Plus activity shows it to be involved in a variety of special interest advocacy not connected to seniors, and the major players in 60 Plus have a documented history of highly partisan connections and activities.

60 Plus Confronts […]

What the Mosque Kerfuffle is About: “Our Enemy is Islam”

Bryan Fischer, who hosts a radio and simulcast TV program broadcast across the United States for the American Family Association, wants to tell you what the fight to ban mosques in America is really about. Take it away, Bryan:

Treason is the only crime identified in the Constitution. And this is for a good reason […]

Christian Group Dedicated To Overthrow Of US Government

The existence of militant Christian groups in the USA does not make it necessary for the construction of new Christian churches to be banned. Neither does the existence of a small minority of militant Muslims in a far away country make it necessary for the construction of new mosques to be forbidden. […]

Bearing False Witness: Tim Wildmon’s Lie About Barack Obama

I just received a letter in the mail from Tim Wildmon, President of the American Family Association. I get a little cheer in my heart when such letters come. For one thing, I know that the fundamentalist and theocratic AFA just frittered away a little bit of its budget on printing and mailing costs. For […]

Creationist Fundamentalists Get Unreal With Universal Facts

Someone has apparently decided to send me literature from the fundamentalist Christian American Family Association; the AFA Journal has begun arriving at my house. The January 2010 issue features a Nazi flag on the front cover, with the caption “The Evil Lives In Secularism” below. It only gets stranger on the inside. In his monthly […]

War on Christmas Just Not a Good Fundraising Tool Anymore

Google searches for “War on Christmas” by year:

The use of the supposed “War on Christmas” as a fundraising meme has only ever been remarkable for three weeks of each December over the past four years, and it’s on the wane. Searches for the term are down 40% this year from the same time […]

AFA Tea Party T-Shirt? Patriotically Made with Cheap Haitian Labor

The fundamentalist Christian American Family Association is a hairtrigger organization, calling boycotts against companies for the moral outrage of not using the word “Christmas” in advertising, even when, um, they actually do use the word.

The same AFA is calling for Americans to summon up their patriotic fervor to take part in the Tea Party […]