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James Dobson

An Open Letter to God

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

So this is my plea to you: Don't do this to Louisiana again. The Republicans got your message. They are doing the best they can to get planes, trains and buses to New Orleans so that everyone can get out.

"Bush & McCain & Pray for Rain"

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

The weather turned out to be beautiful. We await a reaction from Dr. Dobson. God is neither a terrorist nor a political partisan.

James Dobson Calls McCain An Unethical Adulterer, Compares Him To Bill Clinton

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

If you want to know why it's going to be next to impossible for James Dobson to publicly support McCain you need only look at the condemning statement of McCain that Dobson issued in 2000.

Obama Increasingly Attacked For Stance On Abortion

Earnest Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Earnest Harris

Barack Obama didn't outshine John McCain this weekend the way many anticipated he might at the "Faith Forum" held by influential evengelical leader Ri...

God Against Obama: Dobson, Osteen, Corsi, the Evangelicals Strike Again

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Because they have no better answer, Evangelicals are just out to stop Obama, America's best chance for a fresh start in a world grown understandably sick of us.

Obama is Working Hard and McCain is Hardly Working; Yet, Presidential Race Remains Too Close to Call

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

Behind all the glitter of the Obama campaign, the grim reality is that the number of undecided voters is growing.

Not Too Keen on McCain? Here Are Some Alternatives

Scout Opatut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scout Opatut

Think about your grandmother. I'm sure she's very sweet. But would she make a good president? If we're going to vote a 72-year-old into office, we better make sure we're voting in the right one.

Republicans Flip-Flop for McCain

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

One by one, prominent conservatives are "coming around" to the candidacy of John McCain after excoriating him for months as nothing more than a liberal in sheep's clothing.

James Dobson's Toilet Politics

Christine Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Wicker

How does a transvestite go to the toilet? I don't mean anatomically. I mean locationally, as in to which bathroom? I never thought about it until Focus on the Family began battling Colorado's new anti-discrimination bill.

Evangelical Sheep? Don't Count On That

Christine Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Wicker

One out of four Americans identifies as evangelical. A recent Pew survey of their opinions, however, found a diversity that should give political pundits pause and fuel Obama's efforts to woo them.

Focus on the Fallacies of James Dobson

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

When James Dobson cites research or statistics in this election cycle, news reporters have an obligation to check with the actual researchers who conducted the studies.

Jesus Thieves Convene for McCain

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Many of the nation's leading Jesus Thieves convened in Denver last Tuesday to work towards uniting behind the candidacy McCain, a man who used to have the courage to denounce such charlatans.

Franklin Graham to Obama: Are You A Muslim? (And How Obama Courted Hagee's Publisher)

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Blumenthal

On June 10, Barack Obama convened a meeting in a law office in downtown Chicago with a wide array of about thirty evangelical leaders, in an unprecedented effort to win their support.

Coming to a Screen Near You: John McCain and His Sidekicks, Dumb and Dumber

Elizabeth Shipp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Shipp

James Dobson and Tony Perkins, and John McCain don't have the guts to stand up and speak the truth about their radical, out-of-the-mainstream views.

The Audacity of Dope

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

I'll take the Christianity of a Jesus Follower like Barack Obama over that of a Jesus Thief like James Dobson any day of the week.

Politics on the Couch: Hating the Haters

Justin Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Frank

Voters need to overcome their fear in order not simply to hate the haters -- they need to recognize who in fact the haters are.

Jenna Bush's Wedding Pastor Launches Pro-Obama Website

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sparks are flying in the 2008 culture wars. The Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell, leader of the largest Methodist congregation in the country, launched a websi...

Media Whitewashes Dobson, Hides 'Beat-Your-Child' Dogma

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeffrey Feldman

The media has ignored that Dobson is best-selling author famous for advising parents to whip their children with sticks. Why should he have a prominent place in American politics at all?

God Bless Barack Obama

Bill Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Press

Obama is standing up to the religious right, saying that when making the laws that govern our nation, we don't turn to the Bible. We base our laws on the only sacred text all Americans worship: The U.S. Constitution.

James Dobson's "Fruitcake" Interpretations

John K. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John K. Wilson

Dobson's attacks on Obama reveal what Dobson truly is: a right-wing nut with delusional interpretations of the Bible who unfortunately wields enormous influence within the Republican Party.

Dr. Dobson Has Just Handed Obama Victory

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

With enemies like this, Senator Obama doesn't need friends. Dobson's comments will energize his fellow evangelicals to vote for Barack.

Focus On The Family Voter Guide Wrong About Romney

Time | Michael Scherer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, the political arm of James Dobson's Focus on the Family released an online video voter guide to help Christians sort through the "pro-famil...

Dobson Backs Down From Third-Party Threat

Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"However, Dobson spoke out against the idea of a third party even if "both Democratic and Republican nominees are known to be entirely unsupportive of...