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Bryan Fischer: Jesus is the ‘magic force’ that keeps the universe from ‘flying apart’

See also: Did the historical Jesus exist? A growing number of scholars don’t think so Christian radio host Bryan Fischer said on Friday that Jesus Christ is actually the supreme force in the universe, the power that is “keeping the universe from flying apart into fragments.” The Friendly Atheist blog…

Washington conservative think tank to boycott Labor Day by working Monday

A conservative group in Olympia, Washington has vowed to boycott Labor Day because of the holiday’s association with labor unions. According to the Seattle Times, business backed conservative think tank the Freedom Foundation plans to protest the national holiday by refusing to take Monday off and having a “work-in” all…

Masked California cop accused of beating woman with a baseball bat

A 30-year veteran of the Walnut Creek, California police force is accused of attacking a woman with a baseball bat while wearing a mask to conceal his identity. According to KTVU, Richmond, California police arrested 53-year-old Gregory Thompson at around 2:00 A.M. on Aug. 16 after residents called police to…

Head of powerful conservative think tank brought down by office romance gone wrong

The CEO of one of the most powerful conservative think tanks in the country has been ousted from his position after a series of revelations concerning a romance with a subordinate that went badly wrong. According to Dallas’ D Magazine, John Goodman of the Dallas-based National Center for Policy Analysis…

Female journos fight back as Kirsten Gillibrand is derided over Senate sex harassment claims

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said this week that she has been the subject of many instances of sexual harassment and unwelcome, gendered critiques of her weight and appearance by Senate colleagues. Since Gillibrand came forward with the revelations, multiple Capitol Hill pundits, reporters and staffers have tried to discredit…

Georgia student’s family disowns and assaults him in nightmarish gay ‘intervention’ video

A 20-year-old college student in Kennesaw, Georgia recorded a violent, anti-gay “intervention” that his family conducted, video of which has gone viral, netting more than 2 million views on YouTube and pulling in donations and messages of support from all over the world. Daniel Ashley Pierce told Huffington Post Thursday…

Brain-eating amoeba detected in drinking water of Louisiana’s St. John parish

Drinking water in Louisiana’s St. John the Baptist Parish tested positive earlier this month for Naegleria fowleri, the deadly “brain-eating” amoeba. ABC affiliate WGNO reported that the water samples were taken by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. The contamination could affect as many as 12,500 people in the…

Georgia brother and sister arrested for having sex in church parking lot

A brother and sister were arrested in Effingham County, Georgia for having sex in a semi truck parked in a church parking lot across the street from a high school. WJBF News Channel 6 reported that sheriff’s deputies arrested 20-year-old Christopher Buckner, of Guyton, Georgia and her half-brother, 25-year-old Timothy Savoy,…

Immigration activist says Tea Party supporter grabbed him by throat at South Carolina rally

A Tea Party supporter reportedly tried to throttle an immigration activist who protested at a Republican rally in Anderson, South Carolina on Wednesday. According to the Latin Post, a group of activists from United We Dream (UWD) and the DREAM Organizing Network (DON) turned up at the “Faith and Freedom”…

NRA responds to 9-year-old’s fatal Uzi accident: Kids should ‘have fun at the shooting range’

The National Rifle Association — the largest and most powerful gun lobby in the U.S. — responded to the news of a 9-year-old’s accidental killing of her shooting instructor with an Uzi machine gun by tweeting a list of ways kids can “have fun at the shooting range” with colorful,…

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