Daily Links: Apocalypse Edition

Click right over to Mary Valle’s latest at Killing the Buddha on “A Kinder, Gentler Apocalypse.”  Of the May 21 fake-out she writes:

Apparently God was playing more of his “I’m gonna pretend to high-five you, then pull my hand away at the last minute and say ‘Psych!’” games with all of us.

Look out Jews.  Here comes Chrislam!

Mother Jones lists some of the better entries in the #HermanCainPizzaJams flourish that occupied twitter earlier this week.  Our favorites are of course:

“Give Pizza Chance” –Daudig

“Cheese Crust is Just Alright by Me” –JElvisWeinstein

“Cheesus Chrust Superstar” –AriVABeerGuy Continue Reading →

I Like My Guns and My Bible

Amy Levin: From suggesting that his tax code is modeled on Sim City 4, to the new twitter trend #HermanCainPizzaJams, Herman Cain has become quite the easy target. Putting my favorite track, “Give Pizza Chance” aside, much of the media seems to be just as confused by Cain as they are tickled, pleased, or angered. Besides mulling over the fact that the conservative candidate could be pro-gun and possibly (eek!) pro-choice, Cain’s hometown church seems to be the greatest enigma of all.

CNN’s Belief Blog featured an article this week called “The Liberal Church of Herman Cain.” Cain is an associate minister of his Atlantic megachurch, Antioch Baptist Church North, known for its “stronghold liberal activism” and history of hosting notable civil rights activists such as Jesse Jackson and Andrew Young. Continue Reading →