Warren Jeffs

  • News

    February 27, 2014

    Giving Satan a Bad Name

    Two Harris County teens charged with killing a schoolmate in so-called "occult murder."

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Accused Killers Giving Satan Worship a Bad Name

    God is good, and for some Satan is too. Satanists don't deserve the bad rap they're getting after the recent news linking accused killers to the Prince of Darkness. The words "satanic ritual murder" or "occult killing" set off alarms in God-fearing people, and that's probably why prosecutors and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Warren Jeffs, Polygamist Sect Leader Accused of Sexual Abuse, Has Ranch Seized

    Attorney General Greg Abbott has moved to seize a 1,700-acre ranch in West Texas, the scene of a 2008 raid of a polygamous sect accused of rampant sexual abuse and underage marriage in the name of religion. Warren Jeffs, the one-time prophet of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    The Five Creepiest Moments of the Warren Jeffs Sex Tapes

    TDCJWarren Jeffs: If you're going to be creepy, look the part.​The court that convicted Warren Jeffs has released the tapes played during his child-rape trial, of him lecturing girls and women on why they need to have sex with him. The tapes caused at least one juror to break into tears. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    For The Family That Has Everything: FLDS "Prophet" Warren Jeffs' Sermons For Sale On eBay

    Time to dig out those old cassette players.​If you never had a chance to hear Fundamentalist Mormon prophet/alleged child-rapist Warren Jeffs wax philosophical on such heady issues like marrying your underage cousin, and why blacks are an inferior race, now's your chance: cassettes of Jeffs' s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Top 7 Couples' Costumes for Halloween

    Halloween is coming, and that means many, many costuming mistakes will be made by normally sane adults. To help stop this scourge, each Thursday we will be offering tips and analysis of what to avoid, or possibly what to do. Check out past entries here, here and here. There's one thing -- or should ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 2008

    Janet Napolitano = Homeland Futility

    Janet Napolitano’s sorry service in Arizona makes her a terrible choice for Homeland Security secretary.

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    Know Your Texas Cults

    With the April raid of Warren Jeffs' FLDS ranch still earning headlines, smaller sects (or “boutique cults,” as Hair Balls likes to call them) in Texas are getting the short shrift. How many people do you think took notice of the fact that an elder in the Abilene-based House of Yaweh was convict ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    A Mainstream Mormon's Test of Faith

    Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but the effects linger

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2008

    The 19th Wife -- A Book Review

    Whenever I see a link to a story about the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints -- and there have been a lot lately, of course -- I can’t help but click on it. And I’m pretty sure I’m not alone. Polygamy holds an undeniable fascination, and the mystery surrounding the FLD ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    FLDS Son Cuts Deal With Prosecutors

    A teenage son of Warren Jeffs, the leader of the FLDS church, has reached an agreement with authorities to avoid any punishment relating to his arrest during the April raid of the church's YZF Ranch. Levi Jeffs, 19, was arrested after state troopers stopped the car he was driving through the churc ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2006

    Millionaire Mindsetters

    No skeptics need apply to this get-rich-quick proposition

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Big Love, Texas-Style

    Polygamists live in a compound on our state's dry western plains