Conservative Christians freak out over false report that Chick-fil-a sponsored LGBT film festival

Conservative Christians freak out over false report that Chick-fil-a sponsored LGBT film festival

David Ferguson Conservative Christians have launched a Change.org petition demanding that fast food chain Chick-fil-a account for its support of a “Christian LGBT film festival.” David Badash at The New Civil Rights Movement wrote Monday that a Chick-fil-a patron named Steven Policastro created the petition in the mistaken belief that the corporation has donated money

Virginia Republican panics over anti-faith conspiracy so huge he can’t even prove it

Virginia Republican panics over anti-faith conspiracy so huge he can’t even prove it

Travis Gettys A Virginia Republican lawmaker said he would need at least two overhead screens to illustrate the links between well-funded organizations he claims are trying to destroy American religious faith. Rep. Randy Forbes (R-Chesapeake) outlined the conspiracy during a sermon last month at Great Bridge Baptist Church in his hometown, but he told congregants

US construction spending at 7-year high in September

US construction spending at 7-year high in September

Agence France-Presse US construction spending hit a seven-year high in September after a modest rise in the previous month, the Commerce Department reported Monday. Despite some signs of slowdown elsewhere in the economy in the month, September spending on building new homes, highways, offices and other facilities held up at an annual pace of $1.09

Trump ditches fellow GOP candidates to negotiate separate debate deal with networks

Trump ditches fellow GOP candidates to negotiate separate debate deal with networks

Arturo Garcia Donald Trump will not join his fellow Republican presidential candidates, and will instead negotiate his own deals with television networks concerning future debates, the Washington Post reported. The real estate mogul’s decision came a day after officials representing 11 GOP campaigns put together a letter on Sunday to be sent to network hosts.

Obama: GOP candidates talk tough about Putin but they can’t even handle CNBC

Obama: GOP candidates talk tough about Putin but they can’t even handle CNBC

Reuters President Barack Obama poked fun at Republican presidential candidates on Monday for promising that they could stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin when they couldn’t “handle” the moderators from last week’s debate on cable network CNBC. Republican candidates Donald Trump, Ben Carson and others have criticized the journalists who moderated the well-watched debate