Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Carves Space for Moses on Mt. Rushmore

Hi, I’m Pastor Pillow, CPO of Cubic Zirconium Cathedral Ministries. What’s a CPO? Why, Chief Pastoral Officer, of course. But today just call me Chairman Pillow. See, here’s my trusty gavel—a gift from Justice Clarence Thomas. He and I met at a Fellowship barbecue in DC a few years back, and he personally used this […]

SC Restaurant Owner Refuses To Serve Blacks, Cites Religious Beliefs

In South Carolina, a BBQ restaurant owner claimed that he was within his rights to refuse service to blacks based on his religious beliefs. In the case brought before the Supreme Court, Maurice Bessinger stated that his religion required him to keep black people from eating in his restaurant, although he was perfectly OK with […]

The NAACP and Sterling: The Revolution Will Not Be Funded

LA Clippers owner (“owner” a term with chattel slavery attachments if ever there were one) Donald Sterling made his billions by excluding and refusing Black and Latino tenants and through exploiting Korean ones. “Owner” is appropriate in this context because he then used the fortunes he made from buying, selling and excluding homes for people […]

NAACP and KKK members meet for the first time, but is it legit?

Over the weekend, the Associated Press reported that the first known meeting between representatives of the KKK and the NAACP was held in Casper, Wyoming. The meeting between Jimmy Simmons, president of the Casper NAACP, and John Abarr, a KKK organizer from Great Falls, Mont., took place at a hotel in Casper, Wyo., under tight […]