Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: 2014 YEAR-IN-REVIEW, Plus Pastor Pillow Builds a Wall

Hey, Pastor Pillow here! Yeah, I know it’s a little loud with all these construction compressors! Here, put on this intercessory prayer hard hat! The crew is still putting some of the final stones into place, but I couldn’t help noticing all of those greenbacks sticking out of your billfold—thought you might like to be […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Dem Westboro Bones, From Russia with Franklin Graham’s Love

Pastor Pillow here! Dem bones, dem bones, dem gay bones / Dem bones, dem bones, dem straight bones Please turn in your hymnals to No. 319. Fred Phelps, he of the Westboro Baptist Hate Community, is dead. It is the most celebrated death in the world of religion since Pope John Paul II left our […]

Rising above Hate: Learning from Fred Phelps

It was announced early Thursday morning that Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist “Church,” had died. According to a post on Facebook by his estranged son Nate this past weekend, the elder Phelps had been in very poor health for some time. Rumors circulated, and were later confirmed, that Fred Phelps had been excommunicated […]

Fred Phelps, A Gay Icon?

As I sit here typing this story, Fred Phelps is in a hospice bed with probably just a few days left on this earth. A lot of people have discussed whether or not it would be poetic justice to show up at his funeral with signs and harass the family in a way similar to […]

Should We Celebrate Westboro Baptist Church Founder Fred Phelps’ Death?

The Westboro Baptist Church is quite possibly the most hateful, disgusting, pathetic grouping of bottom-feeding parasites I’ve ever witnessed.  They are the epitome of what a “hate group” is.  They’re vile, wretched and I’ve always said that while I never wish ill on anyone – if something horrific happened to these people, I wouldn’t feel […]

Three Reasons to Take the White Man March Kinda Seriously

So the White Man March was both a bust in itself and a boon for Twitter humor. How many White Power People showed up across the nation with their “genocide” banners? 50? “Multicultural diversity is genocide” – that’s their rally cry? Genocide of what? Genocide of barbershop quartets? Genocide of turkey stuffing? Sorry, I’ll take […]