Crazy Season Starts Early This Year

Jim Burroway

January 26th, 2015

Ben CarsonThe next presidential election is almost two years away, but potential candidates are already making sure their faces and names are known in Iowa. Polling shows that former Neurosurgeon, Fox “News” commentator and anti-gay extremist Ben Carson is already doing quite where there, and his speech before enthusiastic supporters at Re. Steve King’s Iowa Freedom Summit will undoubtedly boost his prospects in the near term. Apparently the adulation on display at the summit really got him fired up, and his exuberance extended to a post-speech press conference:

“What I have a problem with is when people try to force people to act against their beliefs because they say ‘they’re discriminating against me.’ So they can go right down the street and buy a cake, but no, let’s bring a suit against this person because I want them to make my cake even though they don’t believe in it. Which is really not all that smart because they might put poison in that cake,” he said to chuckles from some of his staff and dead silence from the journalists in the room.


January 26th, 2015



January 26th, 2015

You know I work in healthcare and have met my share of a-hole doctors, but Carson really takes the proverbial cake (hope it’s not poisoned).

Richard Rush

January 26th, 2015

I’m surprised to see that Carson and I share at least one belief: We both believe some True Christiansâ„¢ are capable of being so viciously depraved that “they might put poison in that cake.”

Sharon B

January 26th, 2015

“And they will know that we are Christian[ists] by our love [of poison].”

Priya Lynn

January 26th, 2015

There’s always an element of honest desire in a “joke” like that.

Paul Douglas

January 26th, 2015

We had a neurosurgeon running for US Senate in Oregon. She was a nutcase too with restraining orders from a former husband and boyfriend for stalking. Guess what? She was a republicon too?

As Gomer Pyle would say, “Surprise! Surprise! Surprise!”


January 26th, 2015

POPCORN TIME!!!!!!! :)


January 26th, 2015

Sadly, crazy season starts January 1st every year.


January 27th, 2015

Showing the typical nature of the fundie. They blame the victim for the crime. Just like those who blame the Charlie staff for their own murders he implies that gays would be at fault for pushing those oh so loving christians to murder.

Richard Rush

January 27th, 2015

Lord_Byron, those fundies are simply emulating their oh so loving god.

Regan DuCasse

January 27th, 2015

I don’t know what kind of stupid/crazy/ugly this is.
But it’s really and truly, nasty and unnecessary.
There isn’t a baker, photographer or county clerk, being forced to do something against their beliefs they already weren’t working against.
In other words, they have NEVER discriminated against SINNERS, before. They didn’t vet ANY of their other customers as sinners, nor put any under a specific set of religious standards ever.
So now suddenly they have them, and ONLY when it comes to gay people?
That wouldn’t pass any smell test with the more intellectually and morally honest.
Anyone that falls for that, deserves to be called out for the stupid reprobate they are.


January 28th, 2015

A doctor who liked poisoning people:

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