Topic / Idiocy

Pakistan wants help to silence ‘blasphemers’ worldwide

Satirists have jumped at the opportunity to point and laugh at Pakistan’s plan to to launch a worldwide hunt to identify and punish ‘blasphemers’ who use Facebook and Twitter to insult Islam. Pakistan Today, for example, ran a piece entitled “Facebook to add ‘Kafir! Kafir!’ emoji reaction amidst clampdown on blasphemous content.” In a major […]

Christian senator caught in motel room with underage boy

Oklahoma police have recommended three prostitution charges against a ‘crazy/stupid’ Christian conservative and Republican State Senator Ralph Shortey, 35, above, who was found with an underage male prostitute in his motel room. According to this report, Shortey, a member of Donald Trump’s leadership team in Oklahoma, will be charged with soliciting prostitution of a minor, […]

Mayor dismisses family’s ‘God owns the land’ argument

Tasmania’s Meander Valley Mayor Craig Perkins, above, has made it clear that being a devout Christian does not exempt one from paying their council rates. Perkins, according to this report, was reacting to the refusal of the Beerepoot family to pay rates on their home and and a honey-making business because they believe God owns […]

Christian blogger ‘shocked’ by hostile reaction to anti-gay post

Last December ‘a small town mama’ who operates This Modest Mom blog, enjoyed a family trip to Disney World in Florida, as the photo above shows. But because Disney has chosen to feature “an exclusively gay moment” in its new production of Beauty and the Beast, this Jesus lovin’ mama  – her name is Brooke […]

Beauty and the Beast banned by Alabama drive-in theatre

American actor, Josh Gad, above left in this still from Beauty and the Beast, plays the first gay character ever to be seen in a Disney production – LeFou. This so annoyed the Christian owners of the Henagar Drive-In Theatre in DeKalb County, Alabama, that they took to Facebook to declare that the movie, due […]

Ark Encounter is proving to be Kentucky’s white mammoth

Officials in Grant County, Kentucky were so convinced that creationist Ken Ham’s $92-million Ark Encounter would lead to a major tourism boom that they decided to fork out as much as $18 million in tax incentives for the project. The state also designated $11 million in road funds for an expanded interchange off Interstate 75 […]

Christians say no to a condom factory on ‘holy’ ground

At the end of last year, 120 Orthodox Christians in the village of Bogolyubovo (a name which means “lovers of God”) gathered to protest against a plan to turn an abandoned brick factory into a condom manufacturing plant. According to this report, demonstrators prayed, holding icons, a large cross, and signs that said, “No condom […]

‘You can’t touch saints’: zealots threaten to torch cinemas

Orthodox Christians in Russia have began a campaign of intimidation against a movie it regards as ‘blasphemous’ – and one radical Christian group even sent hundreds of letters to cinemas, warning they would “burn” if they dared screen Matilda. The film, according to the BBC, is based on the love story of Russia’s last tsar […]

Orthodox Jewish hooligans create havoc on easyJet flight

Back in 2014, bad behaviour by Orthodox Jewish men who refuse to sit next to women on planes prompted a pair of American comedians – the Levinson Brothers – to create a spoof safety video about the problem (the picture above is a still from that video). Just how serious the problem has become was […]

Valentine’s Day in Indonesia sees condoms confiscated

Acting on complaints from residents, police in the city of Makassar on Sulawesi island, yesterday raided shops and seized condoms. According to this report, a police official said: These raids were done after we received reports from residents that the mini-marts were selling condoms in an unregulated way, especially on Valentine’s Day. Indonesia’s highest Islamic clerical council declared Valentine’s Day forbidden […]