Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow, Franklin Graham and Jerry Falwell, Jr. Walk Into a Bar Mitzvah

Hello, I’m Pastor Pillow! Jerry, Jr., Franklin. Franklin, Jerry, Jr. I can hardly believe this is the first time the three of us have met—though of course I knew your fathers well. Sorry, Franklin, don’t want to bury your dad alongside Jerry, Sr., quite yet. But even I’ve got to admit that Billy would probably […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Endorses Bernie Yet Forfeits His Soul

Hello, I’m Pastor Pillow! You probably recognize my Brylcreem’d visage from the billboards all about town. No? Well, I’m the Chief Pastoral Officer of Cubic Zirconium Cathedral Ministries. Here’s my card: nothing says Prosperity Gospel like a Black Astrum, diamond-studded business card. Plus I star in ads on public access, Sky Angel and Spike. Also, […]

Ted Cruz Makes Asinine Statement About Religious Liberties While Speaking at Liberty University

I didn’t write about it, but I had a short back and forth with a right-wing religious person recently about the now infamous phrase “religious liberty.”  It’s a term Republicans love to use when they talk about their religious views being “under attack.”  The reality is, the only thing “under attack” is their attempt to […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: God Calls Down to Bullpen for Worldwide Flood

Once upon a time, Christians were indeed persecuted for their beliefs. While scholars now claim that there has been a great bit of mythmaking with respect to Saturday afternoon Coliseum matinees of Christians being thrown to the lions, no one doubts that there was a time in the Roman Empire when the likes of Galerius […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Floating Fundies Flee Atheists in Collars

Ahoy there, mates!  Avast, ye scallywag sinners!  Arise and shine, then gather ye upon the poop deck of praise to give God the glory-glory!  The HMS Christian Right Weekly Round-Up is ready to set sail! Pastor Pillow here. In our padded pews this morning, we offer refuge to all from “abortion, homosexuality, taxes and the […]