Category Archives for Louie Gohmert

Rep. Louie ‘Terror Babies’ Gohmert Questions Barry Lynn on Christianity

If you read this blog, you’re probably the kind of person that, for one reason or another, knows the name Barry Lynn. But in case you don’t, here’s a brief refresher. For starters, it’s the Rev. Barry Lynn. Rev. Lynn is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. He’s an accomplished lecturer and […]

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Louie ‘Terror Babies’ Gohmert Compares Gay Rights Supporters to Nazis

There he goes again. Congressman Louie “Terror Babies” Gohmert, an East Texas Republican, is once again demonstrating his contempt for people different from him. Today on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Gohmert assured listeners that he loves everybody before then suggesting that gay people are intolerant, are a danger to society, and are trying to […]

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Louie ‘Terror Babies’ Gohmert Says John McCain Supports Al Qaeda

The Republican Civil War is getting hotter. Today at the religious right’s Values Voter Summit in the nation’s capital, East Texas Congressman Louie “Terror Babies” Gohmert claimed Arizona Sen. John McCain — the 2008 GOP presidential nominee — is a supporter of al Qaeda. Seriously. Says Gohmert about McCain: “I heard just before I came, […]

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Louie Gohmert vs. John Cornyn?

That’s a tweet today from Michelle Smith, state director for the Texas chapter of Concerned Women of America. The religious-right/tea party wing of the Texas GOP apparently thinks U.S. Sen. John Cornyn isn’t conservative enough. So they’ve been begging for East Texas Congressman Louie “Terror Babies” Gohmert to run against him the Republican Primary next […]

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Rejecting Science, Race-Baiting and ‘Screams from the Pit of Hell’

Our friends at Right Wing Watch have noted a lot of crazy coming out of Texas recently. Here are a few choice examples: On Wednesday Right Wing Watch posted video of self-styled “historian” David Barton pretending to know something about science. The head of Texas-based WallBuilders actually reveals that his knowledge of science is about as pitiful as his […]

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Louie ‘Terror Babies’ Gohmert Wonders How Supreme Court Justices Can Support Gay Marriage AND Evolution

In this week’s episode of “The Louie ‘Terror Babies’ Gohmert Files,” the East Texas congressman expresses his rejection of both marriage equality and evolution. As our friends at Right Wing Watch report, Gohmert — speaking on a right-wing program — went on a rambling diatribe about the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Defense of Marriage […]

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Louie ‘Terror Babies’ Gohmert Worries That Sex Education Will Turn America into the Soviet Union

We expected all kinds of crazy when East Texas Congressman Louie “Terror Babies” Gohmert joined David Barton and Rick Green on the latter duo’s WallBuilders Live radio program on Monday. And sure enough, that’s what we got. The three agreed, for example, that the Southern Poverty Law Center — one of the nation’s leading civil […]

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Louie ‘King Crab’ Gohmert

Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert apparently thinks the way to cut the federal deficit is by attacking the poorest and neediest Americans. And he’s willing to trot out the old tried-and-true smears that right-wingers have used for decades. On Thursday, Gohmert offered his justification for cutting billions in assistance to low-income Americans who get support from […]

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Louie ‘Terror Babies’ Gohmert: Nukes as Border Control?

East Texas Congressman Louie “Terror Babies” Gohmert doesn’t like President Obama’s pledge to scale back the U.S. nuclear arsenal (along with the the arsenals of other nuclear powers). He tweets: Is now really the time to reduce America’s nuclear strength, when we can’t even secure our borders? What is he suggesting? That we nuke […]

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Rick Perry and Louie ‘Terror Babies’ Gohmert Rip Gay Scouts (Duh)

It’s hard to argue that Texas doesn’t have some of the most virulently anti-gay politicians in the nation. Consider, for example, Gov. Rick Perry and Congressman Louie “Terror Babies” Gohmert. Our friends at Right Wing Watch have audio clips of both politicians commenting about last week’s decision by the Boy Scouts of America to end […]

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