American Family Association

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    Right Wing Valentine to Vlad

    The Conservatives recent love affair with Russia's Vladimir Putin is a mysterious contagion from a fever swamp; an odd combination of My Funny Valentine and Jungle Fever, rebranded as To Russia, With Love. It's an odd reversal of the McCarthy era, sixty years later. Sarah Palin seems deeply enamor ... More >>

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    May 7, 2013

    Where Is Lil Wayne In the Lyrical Hot Water Hall of Fame?

    Proving that it is almost never wise to compare the results of rough sex to Emmett Till's face, Lil Wayne was dropped from his Mountain Dew campaign last week. Emmett Till, for those of you who aren't familiar, was a 14-year-old boy who was beaten to death, shot, and dumped in the river for whistlin ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    Rick Perry's Top 10 "Oh Faces": A Soundtrack

    mysanantonio.comGig 'em!​Once again, Texas is front and center on the national political stage, our spokesman an almost cartoon-like embodiment of every Lone Star stereotype: Fast-talkin', gun-lovin', bible-thumpin', boot-wearin', oil-worshipping, death penalty happy, larger-than-life right-wi ... More >>

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    July 20, 2011

    Rick Perry's Prayerapalooza: ACLU Of Texas Wants To Know How Much Tax Money Is Being Spent

    Give to Caesar​The ACLU of Texas has filed open-records request seeking information on how much tax money, if any, is being spent promoting Rick Perry's paryer meeting at Reliant Stadium next month. "We are concerned that Gov. Perry is using public office to endorse a sectarian religious even ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011

    Group Sues to Prevent Rick Perry's Prayer Day

    ​Governor Rick Perry's controversial August 6 gathering in Houston for a "day of prayer" has come under attack from plenty of people since it was announced in June. But, for the first time, one group has decided to take its complaints to court. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Founda ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011
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    June 7, 2011

    Rick Perry's Prayerapalooza: Protests Start To Simmer

    But SpongeBob is evil, my son​Rick Perry's courageously craven call for the nation's 50 governors to come to Houston to pray isn't exactly being met with unanimous hosannas. There's already a Facebook page up organizing protests of the August 6 event at Reliant Stadium, and other groups have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Rick Perry Asking Other Governors to Pray And Fast For A Day, Including Chris Christie (Updated)

    Fast for a day, Chris Christie: the power of Perry compels you!​There are few t hings more annoying than the stranger who asks you if you've accepted Jesus, but Governor Rick Perry has became That Guy with a letter to the 49 other state leaders in the U.S. He's asking them to come to Houston ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Rick Perry Must Answer: Does He Think SpongeBob Is Gay?

    Well, Rick Perry?​As we noted earlier, Rick Perry is calling on the nation's governors to come to Houston to attend a big Christian rally at Reliant Stadium and spend a day fasting and praying. "There is hope for America," Perry says. "It lies in heaven, and we will find it on our knees." Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Is Glee Too Gay? Fox 26 (Actually) Debates It

    How could Glee be too gay?​The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is demanding an apology from MyFox Houston for a debate segment called "Is TV Too Gay?" that was shown after TV's Gayest Show Ever, Glee. The debate pit anti-gay buffoon and head of the American Family Association, Brya ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Rappers Vs. Uncle Sam: N.W.A., Eminem, Kanye...

    ​Mike Myers will probably go down in history as the most uncomfortable white guy next to a black guy in TV history, thanks to Kanye West's unscripted outburst during that infamous Hurricane Katrina telethon. It began with Myers reading his part of the script verbatim. Two-thirds into the PSA, ... More >>

  • News

    August 20, 2009

    Gay Panic in Cowtown

    The police raid on the Rainbow Lounge rocked the calm world of Fort Worth gays.

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    November 19, 2008

    Have A KKK Christmas!

    Since Hair Balls is here to serve, we have a Hints from Heloise-style Christmas decorating recommendation, courtesy of one loyal Hair Balls reader: the "Original Christmas Cross" yard decoration from the American Family Association. "Light up your front yard, porch, patio, driveway, business, organ ... More >>

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    July 15, 2008

    Boycott McDonalds -- Unless You're Gay

    Put down that McDonald's Happy Meal!! It's killing you!! Not because it's fast food -- that's a slow death, sure, but it's only for this lifetime. That meal is actually killing you FOR ETERNITY, banishing you to the foetid, burning swamps of hell, where Satan forces you to listen to Miley Cyrus 24/ ... More >>

  • News

    March 13, 1997

    Basic Ballard

    Donna Ballard and her Christian conservative cohorts have transformed the State Board of Education. But will they transform the way Texas teaches its kids?

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    September 14, 1995

    Maxwell's Demons

    If you get crosswise with Larry Maxwell, beprepared to go to court