Topic / Idiocy

Forget the flu jabs, Jesus will protect you says mad preacher

Televangelist Gloria Copeland, of the Eagle Mountain International Church in Texas, had a message for her followers this week: Jesus is the only protection people need from influenza. According to this report, Gloria – wife of Kenneth Copeland, a member of President Trump’s Faith Advisory Council – posted a video on the Kenneth Copeland Ministeries Facebook […]

Pakistani Newsweek editor slammed over abuse tweet

The brutal rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari triggered massive protests across Pakistan – a great deal of further outrage when Fasih Ahmed, above, the editor-in-chief  of Newsweek Pakistan tweeted on January 23 that the sexual abuse of children cannot be eliminated and at times can even pave way for ‘great art’.  According to […]

Wichita University pulls the plug on an LGBT exhibition

Artist Genevieve Waller, pictured with one of her creations, had been given the go-ahead to mount an exhibition – “Rainbow in Reverse: Queer Kansas History” – at a Catholic university, but it was forced to cancel the event after protests by local Christians. The exhibition, highlighting the lives of queer Kansans, was due to open last […]

God tells Texas judge Jack Robison to acquit a woman

During a trial of a woman accused of trafficking her teenage niece, the Comal County judge interrupted proceedings to tell the jury to find her not guilty – because God told him so. According to this report, in defence of his order, the judge apologised to jurors and said: When God tells me I gotta […]

Rabbi: Soldiers can’t function effectively alongside women

Israeli Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, above, has sparked a row after attacking mixed-gender units in the army, claiming that ‘any healthy male soldier who is in the company of a female soldier on a mission can’t fulfill it properly. For a healthy person, that is man’s nature’. Speaking on Army Radio a day after Rabbi Shlomo Aviner […]

Turkish academic claims Noah had a mobile phone & steel ark

Yavuz Örnek, above, a Turkish academic, has become an international figure of fun for claiming last week that Noah used a mobile phone to call his son shortly before the flood which, according to biblical and quranic mythology, engulfed the planet. According to this report, speaking on state-run channel TRT 1 on January 6, Örnek, […]

James Dobson: fast to prevent the President’s impeachment

Certainly some – like the fella above – could do with shedding a stone or two, but it remains to be seen how many of Trump’s supporters will put down their forks in support of a national day of fasting and prayer for the President. The fast, according to this report, has been proposed by […]

Cat reveals ‘real reason for the season’ by scratching its owner

Yesterday Lori Grice, a photographer in Georgia, US, posted the picture above on her Facebook page, along with the words: Sometimes it is the little things in life … Playing rough with my kitty left me a little scratched up but Edie Grace noticed that two of the scratches make a cross. What perfect timing […]

In Jerusalem camels are being used to bless Donald Trump

Oh, and billboards and buses too are carrying a message concocted by a lunatic called Mike Evans, 70, founder of Friends of Zion Heritage Centre in Jerusalem. In reporting on the appearance of the banners and signs, Charisma News trumpeted: Around the world this Christmas, millions of Christians – and Jews – can thank Donald […]

Killjoy preacher tells kids Santa is fantasy, but Jesus is for real

There is more historic evidence for the existence of Santa Claus (aka St Nicholas) than there is for Jesus Christ, but pastor David Grisham, above, doesn’t want children to know that – and he’s more than happy to wreck Christmas family days out by bellowing at youngsters that Santa is ‘make-believe’. His latest attack on […]