Tag Archives: right wing nutjobs

Woman’s email threat that shut down schools: immigrants, Muslims, Jews, 2nd Amendment, Allen West and Palin’s ‘reload’

A woman who emailed, and then called in threats to Broward County, FL schools and government buildings earlier this month, triggering a county-wide school lockdown and ultimately costing right wing shock jock Joyce Kaufman a job with Congressman-elect Allen West, … Continue reading

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Today’s Herald column: the GOP circus comes to town

Ladies, and gentlemen! Introducing … the craziest show on earth! Here’s a clip from my column today. The message to Democrat: are you seriously staying home in November? Seriously??? Sometime soon, Christine O’Donnell, the tea party candidate who defeated the … Continue reading

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Class reunion: Rush Limbaugh and Terry Jones

Well that explains a lot … Rush Limbaugh and crazy Gainesville pastor Terry Jones were high school classmates. Go figure…

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Radical ‘pastor’ made up Park 51 ‘deal,’ Quran bonfire up in the air

Before we chuck Terry Jones onto the dustbin of history, once last word: he’s either a liar, or delusional. And now that the Imam behind the Park 51 project has made clear that he never talked to the man, let … Continue reading

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It ain’t over: Westboro church will burn Qurans if Dove Center won’t

The Westboro Baptist Church, famous for picketing soldiers’ funerals to protest the existence of gays, and which has gotten support in the past from Terry Jones’ Dove World Outreach Center, has said that if in fact Terry Jones’ church cancels … Continue reading

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Terry Jones cancels Quran burning, makes dubious claim on Park 51 **UPDATE: Enter the Donald?

Pastor Terry Jones bent to international pressure on Thursday, including from the President of the United States and prominent conservatives, saying he will cancel his small church’s plan to burn copies of the Quran on the anniversary of September 11. … Continue reading

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At TheGrio.com: how the Quran burning pastor found the limelight

Pastor Terry Jones has tried various means of gaining fame and attention. He finally stumbled on the right stunt, in the right political climate. My current piece on the Dove World Outreach debacle, and the man behind it, is up … Continue reading

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More FReeper Greatest Hits

The FReepers just can’t help themselves, posting this pic in a thread purportedly dedicated to airing their angst about being called out for the racist attacks on Malia Obama. The fact is, the FReepers may indeed hate little Sasha and … Continue reading

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