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August 11, 2012

David Barton, Bearer of False Witness

Filed under: Commentary — Tags: , , , , , , , , — Wayne A. Schneider @ 3:06 AM

Conservative evangelist David Barton, who likes to go around the country telling people he’s an historian, suffered a major setback this week when Thomas Nelson, the Christian publisher of his book, “The Jefferson Lies,” pulled the book from publication because it contained too many lies. And who could blame him them? Readers at the History News Network voted the book the “least credible history book in print.” But try not to weep too much for this Right-Wing Nut Job. He will publish the book under his own publishing company, Wall Builders, and is already selling the book at a discount.

What happened was that two conservative Christian professors, Warren Throckmorton and Michael Coulter, did some fact-checking (more…)

May 16, 2012

Adventures in Tweeting – May 16, 2012 Twitter Fights

Filed under: Twitter — Tags: , , , — Wayne A. Schneider @ 6:57 PM

I don’t like to sit back and let people tweet nonsense about our nation being a secular one. So, after responding to someone else, I was met with this reply:

That’s when someone had to try to give a clever response, so I let him have it:

He seemed to have nothing to come back with except even more nonsense:

Sometimes they make it too easy. 🙂

UPDATE: Only had one tweet make it to the Ed Show tonight

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