The Crazy Goes Up To 11!

2 comments September 28th, 2009at 08:56pm Posted by Eli

Wow, this sounds like an awful lot of batshit in one building at the same time:

Conservatives gathered at a Hilton hotel in St. Louis over the weekend for the “How to Take Back America Conference,” a Phyllis Schlafly-hosted gathering where the faithful gathered to discuss issues such as “How To Counter The Homosexual Extremist Movement,” “How To Stop Socialism In Health Care” and “How To Recognize Living Under Nazis & Communists.”

Among the prominent speakers who traveled to St. Louis for the conference were former Arkansas Gov. and GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, Republican Reps. Tom McClintock, Tom Price, Steve King and Michele Bachmann, and “Joe the Plumber,” aka Samuel Wurzelbacher.


Schlafly went on to suggest that Americans are “waking up” and that they don’t want “our country to be run by czars,” which she called “a Russian idea.” She said of her organization, Eagle Forum, “fighting feminists is still our main object,” arguing that feminism is “the most destructive force in the world.

(I sure hope the agenda features a debate between Schlafly and Jerry Boykin, who said that “there is no greater threat to America than Islam”…)

On the conference’s Web site, there is only one section available under the “listen & take action” tab: “HOMOSEXUAL EXTREMIST MOVEMENT.” There, Liberty University School of Law Associate Dean Matt Barber writes that “the sin of homosexuality is the bunker-buster bomb in this war against morality.”

“The very firm response by defenders of Biblical truth to the homosexual lobby’s relentless assault on our nation’s Judeo-Christian tradition is indeed a defensive reaction, not an act of aggression,” he says. “The sheer mechanics of homosexual conduct very naturally elicits revulsion in most rational folk. Therefore, most of us would prefer not to even imagine it, much less struggle to defend against its wholesale promotion. But regrettably, our hand has been forced.”

Oh, and Mike Huckabee wants to jackhammer away the part of Manhattan with the UN on it and float it out to sea.

It never ceases to amaze and terrify me that there are millions of people who take these backward freaks seriously.  Has America always had this many crazy/stupid people, or did the GOP somehow perfect the science of wacko husbandry?

(h/t WT)

Entry Filed under: Politics,Religion,Republicans,Sexism,Teh Gay,Wankers


  • 1. Multi Medium » Forg&hellip  |  September 30th, 2009 at 6:59 pm

    […] know, I got so distracted by the hilarity of Phyllis Schlafly and Jerry Boykin disagreeing on whether feminism or muslimism is the Greatest Threat To Life As We Know It OMG, that […]

  • 2. c yngve  |  October 5th, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    One of my old psych profs. used to say that people, interested in a subject themselves, often interjected the subject as an issue to be discussed. In that manner, they could remain anonymous while delving into a subject of their particular pleasure. Could that apply to Law Associate Dean Matt Barber? What a curious group of up tight right-wing zealots, quickly setting everyone’s rules for life, and just as quickly, breaking every single one of them! It’s that old PELPLE WHO LIVE IN GLASS HOUSES thing! Which Republican will offer up a PREPSOTEROUS REPUBLICAN THEORY OF THE WEEK? Call the village, let them know we found their idiot’s, and they include THE WHOLE REPUBLICAN PARTY!!!!!!!! They seem to be vying with each other for BAT-SHIT-CRAZY-OF-THE-WEEK!

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