Posts tagged "tony perkins"

Single Mother Advantage

Rick Santorum to Family Research Council president Tony Perkins on the radio yesterday, about how single mothers are the government-dependent Democratic Party base:
Look at the political base of the Democratic Party: it is single mothers who run a household. Why? Because it’s so tough economically that they look to the government for help and...

We Will Bury You

10 January 2006 A Justice Sunday III bulletin from the Rev. Herbert H. Lusk II, the pastor of the Greater Exodus Baptist Church, the inner-city Philadelphia church where conservative Christians have convened to rally for Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito. Preached Lusk, who critics have denounced as an “Uncle Tom” for consorting with the Christian right: “‘My...

“Giving Voice” to MLK

06 January 2006 Max Blumenthal has a smart take-down of the conservative revisionist history that’s enabled Christian activists such as Tony Perkins, Chuck Colson and Jerry Falwell to posture as the rightful heirs of the civil rights legacy — going so far as to stage this year’s “Justice Sunday III” at a black, inner-city church in Philadelphia...

Christian Crusader Tony Perkins Bites Own Ass

13 October 2005 The Christian Coalition may unraveling at the seams (see below), but at least it was all for a bad cause (self-enrichment, bullyboy politics, career-launching, aka “Ralph Reed“). Tony Perkinsof the Family Research Council, one of the ascendant powers of Christian conservatism, seems to be the real deal, which is why it’s just a...

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Radical Feminazi Stealth Rag

07 October 2005 Christian Right leader Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council takes a swipe at my former Chronicle of Higher Education colleague Peter Schmidt in the latest edition of his email newsletter. Peter’s sin? Reporting that Harriet Miers helped establish a lecture series at her alma mater, Southern Methodist University, that has often featured liberal speakers. “The Chronicle is certainly no friend of the pro-life cause,”...